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ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Derrick Preshawn Lewis, 48, of Rosedale, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at New Hope Cemetery, Rosedale, with Pastor Elnora Littleton officiating. He died Friday, June 26, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
VICKSBURG — Gilda Fae McCool Shurden Miller died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 84.
She was preceded in death by her immediate family, including her parents, two husbands, and her only two children.
RENOVA — Graveside services for Aretha Neal, 75, of Renova, were held Friday, June 26, at Merigold Cemetery, Merigold, with the Rev. Dexter Brown officiating. She died Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at Methodist Healthcare, Memphis, Tennessee. Services were under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.
The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said:
Mark Howell, of Greenville:
O’Bannon High School’s Zi’Terrean Smith is expected to be a presence on both sides of the ball this upcoming football season.
One man died and another is in critical condition after a dispute Friday morning turned violent.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Dent Street in reference to a shot person.
A man was found dead on the highway this weekend after being run over by multiple vehicles.
At 3:15 a.m. Saturday, July 13, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to 1800 Highway 82 West, where they found a black male laying in the highway.
The Greenville Fire Department will host a job fair beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday at 2352 S. Main St.
The GFD is currently accepting applications for entry level fire fighters.
GFD training chief Lonagcio Smith said interested candidates would benefit greatly by attending the job fair.
It's going to take a lot more than Whole Foods for Amazon to dominate the grocery business.
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Mississippi State forward Anriel Howard (5) passes the ball as she falls in front of Texas A&M guard Jada Walton (14) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
Mississippi State forward Anriel Howard (5) attempts to shoot against South Carolina forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)