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O’Bannon’s Zion Jessie captures Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

O’Bannon High School’s Zion Jessie, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is one of only eight seniors on this year’s Greenwaves team. It is his job to set an example for the players on his young team. Despite the early set backs this season for O’Bannon, Jessie has always worked hard at getting better.



Marvin Leflore

Marvin Leflore

CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Marvin Leflore, 71, of Cleveland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Byas Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.



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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. 


The abused don’t have to stay

When a story of domestic abuse comes to light, the average person’s gut reaction is typically, “Why don’t they just leave?”

What may seem like an obviously simple solution to those who have never been in that situation is anything but.

This week, a Greenville woman died after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend.




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Opinion: Loss of trust in American democracy is a crisis we have to confront

"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.


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Obituaries

Gwendolyn McKinney MOSS POINT — Funeral arrangements for Gwendolyn McKinney, 48, of Moss Point and... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter,... READ MORE