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GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Ola Mae Wilson were at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness. Burial was in Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Caston, 63, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
While a swearing-in of three council members is scheduled for noon Monday at City Hall, a petition to contest the Dec. 9 city election results for the Ward 1 Council Member seat was filed on Friday, Dec. 27.
The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.
“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30.
The late British actress Audrey Hepburn once said, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”
Many people enjoy using fireworks to get their new year kicked off with a bang.
With several firework stands set up across the county, many residents have been stocking up for a night of fun.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Travelers leaving from a Mississippi airport will be able to fly directly into two new cities in a few months.
News outlets report that direct flights leaving from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Austin, Texas and Fort Myers, Florida were announced Monday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
President Donald Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with their own tough anti-abortion bills that they hope can pass muster with the Supreme Court.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former mayor who was the Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor in 2011 is now running for secretary of state.
SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy Scott, 55, of Shelby, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
PANTHER BURN — Funeral arrangements for Donna Dixon, 53, of Panther Burn, are pending with Dillon Funeral Home, Leland. She died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at her home.