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Eddie Beasley

Eddie Beasley

LELAND — Graveside services for Eddie Beasley, 62, of Leland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Caney Cemetery, Delta City, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died May 11, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.



Arthur Cotton

Arthur Cotton

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Arthur Lee Cotton, 82, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Holly Ridge Cemetery, Holly Ridge. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.. Services are under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.



Kevin Reed

Kevin Reed

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Kevin R. Reed, 49, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville, with Bishop Nathaniel Shanali officiating. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020.


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Jessie Warren Sr.

Jessie Warren Sr.

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Jessie Warren Sr., 60, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died Thursday, April 30, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Terry Wade

Terry Wade

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Terry Wade, 50, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, May 12, 2020.


Mildred Shelby

Mildred Shelby

ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Mildred D. Shelby, 67, of Rosedale, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Wrights Crossing Cemetery, Rosedale, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Monday, April 27, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.


Barbara Hayes-Davis

Barbara Hayes-Davis

MOUND BAYOU — Graveside services for Barbara A. “Bobbie” Hayes-Davis, 50, of Mound Bayou, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Marigold Cemetery, Marigold, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.



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Feds back Temple Baptist Church, Simmons stands firm on order

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After fines were levied against members of Temple Baptist Church for holding a drive-in church service, the Alliance for Defending Freedom filed a civil suit in the Northern District Court of Mississippi on Good Friday, April 10.

The federal government, through the Department of Justice, issued a statement of interest Tuesday.



Folks ready for hoppin’ good fun at upcoming Leland Frog Fest, Highway 61 Blues Festival

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

LELAND — There’s only a week left for folks to hop on over to Leland for a day of live music and family fun at the Frog Fest and Highway 61 Blues Festival.

In lieu of this year’s canceled Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, the 20th annual Highway 61 Blues Festival is returning to its home base of Leland.


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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 



Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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