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Changing the state flag of Mississippi was not an issue to be taken lightly, and we don’t believe the members of the legislature have done so.
For years, our state was represented by a talisman including a symbol drawing on a time when the citizens of state chose to leave the nation over the issue of slavery.
VICKSBURG — Gilda Fae McCool Shurden Miller died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 84.
She was preceded in death by her immediate family, including her parents, two husbands, and her only two children.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Christine Johnson Williams, 96, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Riverside Memorial Gardens. She died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Byram. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
An employee of the Washington County Justice Court has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Therefore, offices of the Washington County Justice Court will be closed until further notice.
Friends of Frank Key Sr. were not going to let his 107th birthday go without a party.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Eugene Watson, 68, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville. He died May 27, 2020. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
The Greenville Public School District (GPSD) announced on Tuesday an Em Boyd Elementary School employee tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
In light of this information, Em Boyd, 1021 S. Colorado St., will close immediately.
Superintendent Dr. Debra Dace said the district shares its concerns about coronavirus.
Charleston Harris Jr.
A gift of $400,000 was received by St. Joseph Catholic School Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 from Father Richard Lawrence Somers, who passed away Oct. 19, 2016, at 76.
Paul Artman, who was principal for 11 years, worked closely with Somers.
How about that?
Greenville made the front page of the USA Today on Wednesday and its was for something we can be proud.
Joyce Hunter-Knox, a local barber, has been taking blood pressure readings of her clients for years to help fight heart disease as part of a program run by the state’s health department.
SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Josephine Pipes, 80, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Merit Health Hospital, Flowood.
Nathan W. Collins
Greenville - Funerals services for Nathan W. Collins, 36, of Memphis formerly of Greenville, will be held at Vessels of Mercy, Greenville, Saturday April 20 at 2 p.m.. Visitation will be Friday April 19 from 1-5 p.m.. at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.