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INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Caston, 63, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
MEMPHIS — Dr. Barry Elmo Gerald, of Memphis, passed away peacefully, at home surrounded by family, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. He was 85.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Charles Murray, 58, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at his home.
The Delta Democrat-Times asked its readers what their Christmas traditions and plans were. This is what they said.
Kimberly Nicole, of Hollandale:
If Mala Brooks was looking to make a splash in her first meeting as a member of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, she made a big one.
Brooks made motions to remove the sitting county engineer and the county attorney.
The 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta is getting ready to host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade.
To commemorate and honor the life of Dr. King, the entire community is being asked by the organization to attend the parade in participate in the festivities.
Simmons High School senior Ver’eisha Robinson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, has always had the talent to make a big impact on the Devilettes basketball team.
And, recently, the 6-foot-1 post player is starting to do just that.
1.) Mississippi River flooding
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.
The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson Sanders.
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.
Greenville – Funeral services for Deloris Harper, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
A woman turned herself in to the Greenville Police Department Wednesday afternoon for a violent fight that broke out Tuesday night at a local gas station.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 34-year-old Jacquetia Davis has been charged with attempted murder for an altercation involving beer bottles and a firearm.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.
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.