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Kevin Reed

Kevin Reed

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Kevin R. Reed, 49, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020.


GRS offers free online ACT Prep session, cut in-person programs

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

School is out for the summer but ACT Prep is in with Greenville Renaissance Scholars’ (GRS) new, no cost, online ACT Prep offering.

The online ACT Prep program, which GRS is calling “Conquering the Test,” will begin May 30 and run through June 6 with sessions starting each day from 9 a.m. until noon.



Earnestine Holmes

Earnestine Holmes

LELAND — Graveside services for Earnestine Holmes, 87, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, with Pastor Gregory Tucker officiating. She died May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland



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Adolph Buckner

Adolph Buckner

GREENVILLE — Private graveside services for Adolph Buckner, 78, of Greenville, will be Saturday, May 2, at Buckner-Marshall, Winterville, with Minister Alfred Redmon officiating. He died Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


DRMC receives grant from UWWC

By SUBMITTED ARTICLE,

United Way of Washington County (UWWC) is pleased to announce it received a $2,600 grant from Truist Financial Corporation to provide food and medical services in Washington County.  Delta Regional Medical Center was awarded a portion of the grant by the United Way of Washington County to be used for COVID-19 medical needs.



Leland star C.C. Butler leading her little sister in the fundamentals of basketball

By DAVID W. HEALY,

LELAND — As a senior, Camariyah (C.C.) Butler was the unquestioned leader of the Leland High School girls basketball team last season.

And, while school is now over because of the coronavirus crisis, Camariyah is still exhibiting strong leadership to both her teammates and her younger brothers and sisters. 


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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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Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.



Numerous Easter Events held

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As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:

Thursday, April 18



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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