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Veterans Stand Down, Veterans Day Parade approaching, help needed

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,


The 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down is only a few days away, and organizers are seeking volunteers to assist at the event.

Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council co-chairman Kenny Magee said while financial donations are welcomed and highly appreciated, they need food and volunteers to assist the veterans.


Larry Robinson

Larry Robinson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Larry Garnell Robinson, 60, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Select Medical Hospital, Jackson.


Mattie Williams

Mattie Williams

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Mattie Williams, 83, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Greenville.




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Hollandale’s Sam Chatmon Blues Festival kicks off in less than a week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.

Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.


Thousands feel ‘the blues’ at MACE’s 42nd annual festival

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues. 

The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday. 



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