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Ola Mae Wilson

Ola Mae Wilson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Ola Mae Wilson were at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness.  Burial was in Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.



Eugene Caston

Eugene Caston

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Caston, 63, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


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8th annual Mississippi River Marathon set for Feb. 8

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The eighth annual Mississippi River Marathon is approaching, and Race Director John Conner gave a full run-down at this week’s Greenville Rotary Club meeting.

Conner, who is serving in his third year as race director for the Mississippi River Marathon, said this year’s marathon is set to kick off at 8 a.m. Feb. 8.


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.



Howard McCurry

Howard McCurry

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Howard McCurry, 54, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at his home.


Davis Clark

Davis Clark

LELAND — Memorial services for Davis Ray Clark, 76, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at First Baptist Church, Leland. He passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.


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Rita Mitchem

Rita Mitchem

METCALFE — Memorial services for Rita Joyce Bradham Mitchem, 60, of Metcalfe, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at Restoration Church of God, 1255 S. Main St., Greenville, with Pastor Jay Smith officiating. She died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. She was born Jan. 26, 1959, in Natchez.



Wanda Dees

Wanda Dees

HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Wanda Dees, 72, of Hollandale will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Hollandale Baptist Church. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.  Burial will be in the Hollandale City Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.



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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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