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INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Christine Johnson Williams, 96, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Riverside Memorial Gardens. She died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Byram. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
MOORHEAD — Graveside services for Larry Dorsey Hunt, 34, of Moorhead, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Pineridge Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, with the Rev. George Hollands officiating. He died Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
ANGUILLA — Funeral arrangements for Henrene Taylor, 53, of Anguilla, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
The Greenville Public School District board of trustees is moving forward with the development of a reopening plan for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
GREENVILLE — Our beloved Catherine Williams was born Dec. 12, 1934, in Itta Bena, to the union of the late Willie Son Hall and Rosie McCoy Hall. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at Unity Faith Church, Greenville.
SOUTHAVEN — Odis Coy Edwards, 67, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020, in his home in Southaven. Coy was originally from Greenville but moved to Southaven with his employer, Texas Gas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Odis and Mary Frances Edwards, of Greenville.
St. Joseph Catholic School’s annual muffuletta sale will not be stopped by COVID-19.
The sandwich fundraiser benefitting the school’s athletic department usually takes place in the spring, but this year’s will take place Monday, July 9.
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:
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.
Mississippi forward Bruce Stevens (12) shoots as Georgia's Nicolas Claxton (33) defends during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
Though the Greenville City Council amended its order concerning the ban on drive-in church services, a lawsuit filed in response to fines issued for violation of the order is still lingering.
Mary Lou Allison
ARCOLA — Funeral arrangements for Mary Lou Allison, 92, of Arcola, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Legacy Manor Nursing & Rehab Center, Greenville.
President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador once hosted a panel on unfounded conspiracy theories that Islamic fundamentalists are secretly trying to destroy America by changing the country's institutions and culture and imposing Sharia law.
This seismogram reflects the magnitude 3.7 earthquake felt by residents of the Delta Tuesday afternoon. It was recorded by Louis Lyell.