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Honeybee Jakayla Williams earns Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Greenville High School junior Jakayla Williams, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had an opportunity during the offseason and has made the most of it.

Williams was already an outstanding shooter as a sophomore, but this summer she worked hard on all parts of her game to become a complete player.




Mamie Smith

Mamie Smith

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Mamie Smith, 73, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019.


William Austin

William Austin

MADISON — William Darrell Austin, M.D., 89, of Madison, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Madison on Saturday, Nov. 16, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m.


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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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Bobby Crittenden

Bobby Crittenden

ARLINGTON, Texas — Funeral arrangements for Bobby Crittenden, 65, of Arlington, Texas, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Medical Center of Arlington.



Margaret Williams

Margaret Williams

CARY — Funeral arrangements for Margaret “Red Ree” Williams, 71, of Cary, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson



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