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For the last eight years, I have been volunteering for the annual PGA Tour stop in Memphis, the FedEx St. Jude Invitational. It is now scheduled for the end of July, but it is looking like they won’t need my services as a marshall on the 16th hole.
SHELBY — Graveside services for Yvonne Russell, 71, of Shelby, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Azion MB Church Cemetery, Mound Bayou, with the Rev. Toliver officiating. She died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Shelby Nursing and Rehab. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.
LELAND — Graveside services for Eddie Beasley, 62, of Leland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Caney Cemetery, Delta City, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died May 11, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.
OXFORD — Ole Miss lost one of the university’s groundbreaking students and iconic football players with the passing of Robert Jerry “Ben” Williams, Jr., 65, on Monday of natural causes at St. Dominic Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi.
Funeral arrangements are still pending.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Arthur Lee “Jimmy” Cotton, 82, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
A few years ago, the Steve Miller Band released a very fitting song that had lyrics within that were more memorable than the song’s title. “Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin into the future” is the catchy part of the song, but the song’s title, “Fly Like an Eagle” provides advice on how to best spend that time.
AVON — Playing first base for the Riverside High School baseball team has fit Ethan Blasingame’s personality perfectly.
Ethan enjoys meeting and talking to as many new people as he can, he said.
The little, red patches of sunburn on my children's faces are indicators of a good time they had this weekend.
Even though the actual first day of summer isn't until June 20, people who live in the South just accept and know Memorial Day is the true first weekend of summer since temperatures are already reaching the 90s.
In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 photo, city workers assess damage caused by flooding on Plymouth Road in Columbus, Miss. A 10-foot washout has left residents in about a dozen homes stranded. More rain is in the forecast for flood-stricken areas of the Deep South where cresting rivers have just begun to fall.
Florida guard Noah Locke, center, moves past multiple Georgia players during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (Lauren Bacho/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
BATESVILLE — For the first time this season, the St. Joseph Catholic School football team needed their two superstars, Trey Benson and Dillon Johnson, to play a complete four quarter game last Friday in the Irish’s 60-40 victory over North Delta.
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service is offering $5,000 for information on a U.S. Army veteran accused of raping and impregnating his 14-year-old stepdaughter and then faking his death to avoid charges.
The Mississippi River Chapter will host the 23rd Annual National Wild Turkey Banquet February 7th at the Washington County Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.