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PEARL — Private funeral services for David E. Beams, Sr., 88, of Pearl will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, via Facebook Live. He passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020, at his home, in Pearl. Burial will be in the Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Irene Rice, 77, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with the Rev. Cedric Reed officiating. She died Friday, April 3, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
Several care facilities, establishments and other entities across Washington County are hunkering down in accordance with the federal and state governments’ declarations in light of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The Greenville Arts Council tonight is hosting their second of three Cocktails at the Carousel events taking this summer.
The public is invited to head over to E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St., from 5-7 p.m. tonight.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a teenager who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
Sixteen-year-old Kamrone Lee, of Greenville, has been reported as missing since July 11.
Lee is described as a 5’9”, 110-pound black male with black hair and brown eyes.
LELAND — The Leland Department is seeking the public’s help to find and arrest 27-year-old Indianola resident Latarius Howard.
Leland Police Department Assistant Police Chief Marcus Davis said Howard has outstanding warrants for possession of a controlled substance and weapon possession by a felon.
Auburn forward Chuma Okeke, right, pressures Arkansas guard Isaiah Joe, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
LELAND — Funeral services for Silas Hollins, 91, of Leland and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Dillon Funeral Home, Leland. He died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Bobby Calvin, 76, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.
Delta Workforce Development Area and Warren Washington Issaquena Sharkey Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) is hosting a celebration for their graduates at 6 p.m. tonight at the Washington County Convention Center.