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Greenville police seek public’s help after man found dead in vacant lot

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.


Now open:  Spectators welcomes visitors to enjoy new outdoor patio

By DAVID W. HEALY AND JASMINE STEVERSON DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Like all restaurants and bars throughout the region, Spectators Pub and Eatery went through lean times once the coronavirus pandemic hit. But, the establishment, located at 139 S. Walnut St., recently opened with many new improvements. 





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Laverne Hudson

Laverne Hudson

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Laverne Hudson, 64, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with Minister Bartholemen Orr officiating. She died Thursday, May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.





Joyce Fields-Sansing

Joyce Fields-Sansing

MOUND BAYOU — Graveside services for Joyce M. Fields-Sansing, 63, of Mound Bayou, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Azion Church Cemetery, Mound Bayou, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Wednesday, May 5, 2020, at her home.


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BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.




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Johnny Lee Green

Johnny Lee Green

Greenville - Funeral services for Johnny Lee Green, 64, of Greenville, will be held at Evergreen MB Church, Saturday May 18 at 11 a.m. Rev. Roosevelt Jones will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Friday May 17 at Redmon Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville.


Ole Miss student group calls for moving Confederate monument

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A student government group at the University of Mississippi is calling for the relocation of a Confederate monument to the Confederate cemetery on campus.

The Associated Student Body Senate resolution passed the ASB Rules Committee on Thursday. The full Senate will hold a final vote at its meeting Tuesday.



William Lowry Jr.

William Lowry Jr.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A memorial Eucharist for William Minnis “Bill” Lowry Jr., of Fayetteville, Arkansas, will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fayetteville. He died Friday, July 19, 2019 in Fayetteville, surrounded by his family.


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