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PACC assists local youth groups in helping others

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Two local youth groups kicked off their Thanksgiving break by giving a noble gesture of their own — their time and service.

Sponsored by the Progressive Art and Civic Club (PACC) Youth Affiliates, the Esquires and Teenettes spent their Monday morning volunteering at Port City Personal Care and Respite Services.





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Doris Laird

Doris Laird

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Doris Lucille Hardy Branning Laird, 90, of Greenville will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Nov. 11, at Washington Care Center. Burial will be in Hollandale Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.


Anita Collins

Anita Collins

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Anita Collins, 35, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.


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.



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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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.



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Ray Harper

Ray Harper

SENATONIA — Ray Harper, 77, of Senatobia, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at North Delta Hospice, Southaven.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Ray and Winnie Harper; wife, Sue Harper; and grandson, Elijah Thomas Harper.



Helen Tucker Medford

Helen Tucker Medford
Greenville - Memorial services for Helen Tucker Medford, 91, of Greenville will be at 2 p.m., Friday, April 26 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, April 22 at Legacy Manor in Greenville.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.




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