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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.
DREW — Funeral arrangements for Homer Fair, 66, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in Cleveland.
Leland High School girls basketball head coach Patansy Miller-Hampton lost a number of valuable players to graduation last season — including former Delta Democrat-Times Player of the Year Shomaria Overton — but, as always, the Lady Cubs still have high expectations.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lee Lloyd Jackson, 76, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
This weekend in Greenville will be an eventful, but somewhat damp one, as the 2019 Delta Hot Tamale Festival kicks off along with the Monuments on Main Street Greenville Cemetery Tour.
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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.
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)
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) dribbles past Mississippi guard D.C. Davis (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Tennessee won 73-71. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Mario Applewhite, 31, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.
What has been made clear in recent years, our government is not controlled by majority-selected representatives in many cases.
Heck, our president didn’t even win the popular vote, but that’s a conversation for a different time.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's state senators on Wednesday voted to advance a plan that would raise public school teacher salaries by $500 a year over two years, for a total of $1,000.