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St. Joseph's Brittain Virden wins Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

For four seasons Brittain Virden, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, has been anchoring the lines of the St. Joseph Catholic School football team.

Virden will be the foundation one more time this Friday when his Fighting Irish take on Indianola Academy in the MAIS Class 3A State Championship game.




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Nathaniel Brown Jr.

Nathaniel Brown Jr.

BELZONI — Funeral arrangements for Nathaniel Brown Jr., 73, of Belzoni, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni. He died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Humphreys County.




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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.


Nice shot, Aries!

Fourteen-year-old Greenville resident Aries Cotton, who is battling cancer, never thought he would get to go deer hunting, but thanks to a program from the pulp and paper company Georgia-Pacific (Moticello) he recently got his chance.

On January 24-27, the company continued its“Catch-A-Dream” tradition.



Dorothy Wardale

Dorothy Wardale

HOLLANDALE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy J. Wardale, 62, of Hollandale, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. She died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.



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