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Kameron Hodges

Kameron Hodges

GREENVILLE — Kameron Cavonte’ Hodges Lee, 17, of Greenville, was born Aug. 27, 2002, to Amber (William Johnson) Hodges and Keith (Linda) Lee. He died July 11, 2019.


Donald Williams

Donald Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donald Wiliams, 53, of Greenville and formerly of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.


Leroy Williams

Leroy Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy Williams, 62, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Arbor Walk Health Care Center, Greenville.




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Larry Byars Sr.

Larry Byars Sr.

GREENVILLE — Larry Tyrone Byars Sr., 82, of Greenville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center. He was born in Washington County to the late Sentelmore and Sarah Brady-Byars.




Elk’s fate sealed long ago

When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.

I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.


Jo Helen Watson

Jo Helen Watson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jo Helen Watson, 77, of Greenville, are pending at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at her home.


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Burglaries to be prosecuted by AG

A case involved in a string of 2017 holiday season burglaries in Gamwyn-Wilzin Park is being prosecuted by the Attorney General's office.

Fourth Circuit Court District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson, whose home is among the residences that were broken into, has recused himself in the case.


Zale Stewart

Zale Stewart

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Zale Stewart, 78, of Greenville, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Legacy Manor in Greenville.




Anita Tarver

Anita Tarver

INVERNESS — Anita Diane Roebuck Tarver, 71, of Inverness, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at her home.


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David McGarrh

David McGarrh

Greenville –  Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.


Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Walter Howard Sr.

Walter Howard Sr.

Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.


Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.

Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


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