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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
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SHELBY — Funeral services for Ollie Miller, 61, of Shelby, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Pilgrim Rest, Shelby, with the Rev. Tyrone Miller officiating. She died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Burial will be at St. James Cemetery, Shelby, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Shelby.
Torrione Carter took over the reins of the O’Bannon High School boys basketball program after former head coach George Christian died of cancer just weeks before the 2016-2017 season.
In the beginning, things were not easy for Coach Carter and his Greenwave players. The loss of a mentor and a friend was a tough blow for them all.
An investigation into the fire that destroyed the Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic this weekend is underway. However, heavy rainfall in the region could impact the development of the investigation.
“The excess rain has impeded the progress of the investigation,” Greenville Fire Department Chief Ruben Brown said Monday afternoon.
Old Man River has reached its peak this week and is already on the decline.
Mississippi Levee Board Chief Engineer Peter Nimrod said the Mississippi River on the Greenville gauge crested at 50 feet Monday — two feet higher than flood stage — and stayed steady throughout the day.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to increase the salary of the county coroner.
County Coroner Methel Johnson requested her monthly salary be increased from $900 per month to $1,250 per month, bringing her annual total to $15,000.
COVINGTON, La. — Joan Wilson Bagby, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Covington, Louisiana, after a period of protracted illness.
Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ellen Brister Lee, to Kyle P. Mitchell.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lester Adam Shipley, and the late Mr. Lester Adam Shipley, of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harrell Lee, of Greenville.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on weather in the Deep South (all times local):
Louisiana's governor has declared a state of emergency because of the threat of flooding along the Mississippi River and elsewhere across the state.
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.
Three contenders for the 2020 Democratic nomination will answer questions at a town hall in Austin, Texas, moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper and Dana Bash.
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CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Ross L. “Kool Laid” Dye Jr., 31, of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at St. Paul MB Church, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
LELAND — Funeral arrangements for Leola Kimber, 95, of Leland, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. She died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Legacy Manor Nursing Home, Greenville.
"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.