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Sheriff’s department in need of new consoles

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM
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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is in need of new consoles after lighting strikes wreaked havoc on their radio system.

At the Washington County Board of Supervisors’ Monday morning meeting, Emergency Management Division director David Burford talked about what it would take to acquire new consoles for the department.




Nothing soft about this Pillow, St. Joseph’s next opponent

By DAVID W. HEALY,

St. Joseph Catholic School head football coach John Baker puts things bluntly when asked about his team’s home game this Friday night against Pillow Academy.

“This is, by far, the best team that we have played in years,” Coach Baker said. “There is no doubt about it. We have not played a team this good in a long time.”


Wiley Williams Jr.

Wiley Williams Jr.

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for Wiley Thomas “Tommy” Williams Jr., 72, of Greenville, will be at 3 p.m.,Sunday, Oct. 6,  at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.



Western Line ranked B for first time, GPSD back to F

By JON ALVERSON AND KELLY BENFORD,

Western Line School District has achieved a B rating for the first time in district history, according to the Mississippi Department of Education’s 2018-2019 accountability results.

Also in Washington County, Hollandale School District and Leland School District were ranked D and Greenville Public School District was ranked F.




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Beulah Walker

Beulah Walker

MILWAUKEE — Funeral arrangements for Beulah Walker, 78, of Milwaukee, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.



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