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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral services for Willie Gadison, 70, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Leland, will be at noon Saturday at Dillon Funeral Home Chapel, Leland. He died at his home Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Burial will follow in Bogue Memorial Gardens, Leland.
The 2019 Delta Hot Tamale Festival brought in loaded pockets and empty stomachs waiting to be filled with some of the best tamales the festival had to offer.
In addition, the festival was graced by several beautiful young ladies who competed and were crowned as winners of the Delta Hot Tamale Pageant.
Local residents will have an opportunity to test drive a vehicle to support a local elementary school.
James Ceranti Chrysler will be hosting their Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms fundraiser for Sanders Elementary in Hollandale, Lakeside Elementary in Lake Village, Arkansas, and Weddington Elementary in Greenville.
In honor of domestic/intimate partner violence month, Soldiers Walking With Jesus Christ (SWWJC) and the Kappa Tau Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta of Greenville will be hosting a silent march for all lives lost to domestic/intimate partner violence.
The event will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Greenville Mall, 1651 Mississippi 1.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is fouled as he goes up between Missouri's Reed Nikko (14) and Xavier Pinson (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
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.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A utility giant will pay a $5 million penalty in the wake of a scandal over the use of paid, phony supporters for a new $210 million gas fired power plant, but it will also be allowed to go ahead with construction of the plant, the New Orleans City Council unanimously decided Thursday.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was the Rebels' defensive coordinator from 2008-11 under former coach Houston Nutt.
Alabama guard Riley Norris (1) pulls in a rebound in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-67. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)