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Patience and Perseverance: Former Simmons star Chandler Robinson staying positive despite having his MVSU season pushed to spring

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Chandler Robinson, a former football star at Simmons High School, was angry when he first heard the news on Monday that his football season at Mississippi Valley State University had been pushed back to the spring.


Carolyn Campbell

Carolyn Campbell

TUPELO — Funeral services for Carolyn Mangialardi Campbell, 80, were held Monday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Carroll County. She died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo.


Larry Seals

Larry Seals

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Larry Seals, 74, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville, with Pastor Frank Hall officiating. He died Friday, July 3, 2020, at Cornerstone Hospital, Texas. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.


Sharon Henry

Sharon Henry

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Sharon Banks Henry, 51, of Greenville, will be at 3 p.m Saturday, July 11, at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville, with the Rev. Orlando Franklin officiating. She passed away July 5, 2020, at her home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.


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Temple Baptist Church members issued $500 tickets for parking lot service

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”

The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.




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Man arrested, charged for Friday night shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.


Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.


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Temple Baptist Church members issued $500 tickets for parking lot service

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”

The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.






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