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Erica Waites

Erica Waites

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Erica Waites, 42, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Hall officiating. She died Monday, March 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Vera Roush

Vera Roush

CANTON — Vera Elizabeth Roush, 82, of Canton, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. The family will have a private graveside service at Hollandale City Cemetery.




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Young Bulldogs have potential but will require patience says Riverside’s Ellis

By DAVID W. HEALY,

AVON — Now in his 18th spring coaching high school baseball, Boo Ellis has been through this before.

Ellis, the coach at Riverside High School, has won 326 baseball games as a head coach. This season will be one of the year’s he has a young and inexperienced team, meaning he will have to show lots of patience. 


Local church steps up to serve lunch during coronavirus pandemic

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

First Baptist Church Pastor Matt Alexander is organizing a curbside lunch pickup for school-aged youth twice a week while children are out of school.

Governor Tate Reeves announced Thursday morning all public schools in Mississippi will be closed through April 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.




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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.





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