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Brenda Briscoe

Brenda Briscoe

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Brenda Drain Briscoe, 60, of Indianola, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. She died June 8, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Hattie Pugh

Hattie Pugh

LELAND — Private family graveside services for Hattie Myrle Smyly Pugh, 96, of Leland, will be at Hollandale Cemetery. She passed away Monday, June 8, 2020, at her home. Boone Funeral Home of Leland has been entrusted with arrangements.


Jessie Jones

Jessie Jones

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Graveside services for Jessie Lee Jones, 84, of Champaign, Illinois, and formerly of Beulah, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at St. Peter Rock MB Church Cemetery, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died June 2, 2020.


Aretha Neal

Aretha Neal

CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Aretha Neal, 75 of Cleveland ,are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, June 16, 2020.



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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.


City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 


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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