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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.


Earlene Ackins

Earlene Ackins

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Earlene Gladies Ackins, 64, Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



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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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Teresa Ann Watkins

Teresa Ann Watkins
Greenville - Memorial services for Teresa Ann Watkins, 61, of Greenville will be held on Saturday April 27th, at noon at Glendale Baptist Church, Greenville. She passed away at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis on Thursday, April 18th.


Timothy Robinson

Timothy Robinson

HATTIESBURG — Funeral arrangements for Timothy Robinson, 57, of Hattiesburg and formerly of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Forest County Hospital, Hattiesburg.




Lizzie King

Shaw- Services are pending with Byas Funeral Home, of Cleveland, for Lizzie King, 68, of Shaw.

She died at UMMC in Jackson Jan. 22 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.


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