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Local men reflect on fathers’ World War II stories

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Dr. Ed Egger and Dr. Bill Schaffarzick have been friends for decades and they have a lot of similarities.

They are the quintessential baby boomers. They are both in the medical profession. Egger is an ophthalmologist and Schaffarzick is a dentist.

They like to hunt and fish. Both can tell a good hunting story.



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.


DRMC shines lights purple in November for National Prematurity Awareness Month

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

There’s just something so incomprehensible, yet so warm and sincere, about the effect a newborn baby has on all who behold him or her.

A newborn brings about an instinctive desire to protect and care for at all costs; as a parent, one will do everything humanly possible to insure not a hair on that little one’s head is harmed.



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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.




Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.


Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


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Lottie Nix

Lottie Nix

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lottie Mae Nix, 82, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.





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