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Richard Cook II

Richard Cook II

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Graveside services for Richard L. Cook II, 81, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 15, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, with Father Thomas Mullally, SVD, officiating. He died Wednesday, May 6, 2020.



Lazericka Louis still training hard for a bright track future in college

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Greenville High School’s Lazericka Louis will not have a chance to compete for a state track championship this spring, but she is still running hard each day in preparation for her future.

Lazericka signed a track scholarship to attend Hinds Community College last fall. Her specialty is the 400 meter run and the 200 meter run.


Ivory Washington

Ivory Washington

ISOLA — Graveside services for Ivory Lee Washington, 62, of Isola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Weeping Mary Church Cemetery, Isola, with the Rev. Morris Allen officiating. He died Friday, May 15, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.



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Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.



Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.


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