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William Crocker

William Crocker

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for William Crocker, 75, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Methodist University, Memphis, Tennessee.



Doris Hawkins

Doris Hawkins

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Doris Jean Hawkins, 54, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at her home.


Bobby Calvin

Bobby Calvin

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Bobby Calvin, 76, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.


Josephine Pipes

Josephine Pipes

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Josephine Pipes, 80, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Merit Health Hospital, Flowood.


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Hollandale’s Sam Chatmon Blues Festival kicks off in less than a week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.

Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.


Thousands feel ‘the blues’ at MACE’s 42nd annual festival

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues. 

The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday. 



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