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Willie Mae Wilson

Willie Mae Wilson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Willie Mae Wilson, 93, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Green officiating. She died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Burial will be at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Rickey Watson

Rickey Watson

GREENVILLE — Funeral  services for Rickey L. Watson, 54, of Greenville, will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at Grace Outreach Bible Church. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.


Melvin Briscoe

Melvin Briscoe

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Melvin Lee Briscoe, 67, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.


Marvin Williams

Marvin Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Marvin Williams, 51, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.



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Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.



1 man arrested in connection to shooting child

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man is behind bars for a shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital, and more arrests are expected to follow.

On Monday, GPD officers arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis in the 500 block of South Broadway Street.

Lewis was arrested in connection to the early Sunday morning shooting on Eighth Street.


Final election results

By STAFF REPORT,

The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.

Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.


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