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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.



Eugene Smith Jr.

Eugene Smith Jr.

CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Smith Jr., 61, of Cleveland, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, May 11, 2020.


Laverne Hudson

Laverne Hudson

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Laverne Hudson, 64, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Joanne Taylor

Joanne Taylor

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Joanne Taylor, 61, of Greenville, will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Lakewood Cemetery, with Minister Bartholemew Orr officiating. She died May 9, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Betty Younts

Betty Younts

ALEXANDER, Ark. — Funeral services for Betty Jane Younts, 90, of Alexander, Arkansas, and formerly of Greenville, will be held at a later date. She passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020, in Little Rock.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


Jerome Jackson

Jerome Jackson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jerome Jackson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, May 3, 2020.



Christine Dodd

Christine Dodd

HOLLANDALE — Funeral arrangements for Christine Dodd, 89, of Hollandale, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. She died Monday, May 4, 2020, in Rolling Fork.


Robert Robinson

Robert Robinson

CLEVELAND — Graveside services for Robert “Bobby/Red” Robinson, 51, of Cleveland, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at Delta Heights Cemetery, Cleveland, with Dr. Linda Howze officiating. He died Monday, April 20, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.


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Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.




Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.

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Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE