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Erica Waites

Erica Waites

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Erica Waites, 42, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Frank Hall officiating. She died Monday, March 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Gloster Richardson, Greenville's two-time Super Bowl champ, laid to rest

By PATRICK ERVIN,

Former NFL receiver and Greenville native Gloster Richardson died February 27 in Chicago at the age of 77. The two-time Super Bowl Champion will be best remembered for taking the play to the huddle from Kansas City Chiefs head coach Hank Schramm that helped the Chiefs seal the victory in Super Bowl IV.


Local eateries facing crisis during coronavirus pandemic

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Amidst the banning of gatherings of 10 or more people in the City of Greenville, restaurants are facing a crisis that may determine their future viability.

Sid Guest, co-owner of Stamson’s, and Allison Nimrod, owner of Sherman’s, have adjusted their business plans to cope with the current environment.



Final results from Washington County presidential primaries

By STAFF REPORT,

According to final official reports from the Washington County Circuit Clerk office, 6,521, or 20.43%, of the county’s 31,913 registered voters cast their ballots Tuesday for the United States presidential primaries.

The general election, which will be the 59th quadrennial presidential election, is set for Tuesday, Nov. 3. 


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Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.




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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.




Tara Cox

Tara Cox

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Funeral arrangements for Tara Chena Jackson Cox, 48, of Little Rock, Arkansas, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Chicot Memorial Medical Center, Lake Village, Arkansas.



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