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GRS offers free online ACT Prep session, cut in-person programs

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

School is out for the summer but ACT Prep is in with Greenville Renaissance Scholars’ (GRS) new, no cost, online ACT Prep offering.

The online ACT Prep program, which GRS is calling “Conquering the Test,” will begin May 30 and run through June 6 with sessions starting each day from 9 a.m. until noon.




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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.


Catherine Holliman

Catherine Holliman

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Catherine W. Holliman, 85, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Delta Memorial Gardens, Greenville. She died Saturday, May 9, 2020.


Joe Hartman Jr.

Joe Hartman Jr.

GREENVILLE — A private graveside for Joe Roger Hartman Jr., 81, of Greenville, will be held at the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Kilmichael. He passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.




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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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