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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.



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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.




Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.


Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


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Walter Adams Jr.

Walter Adams Jr.

Greenville –  Funeral services for Walter Henry Adams Jr., 66, of Greenville, are 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.




Essie Bass

Essie Bass

SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Essie Bass, 88, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Jackson.


Deep Greenville Christian School basketball team ready to roll

By DAVID W. HEALY DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville Christian School boys basketball coach Logan Collins does not want to put any expectations on his players this season, but he is excited about the possibilities.

The Saints have a deep and talented team this season that allows Coach Collins to rotate five players into the game at a time.


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