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One of the biggest parties in the Delta, Steve Azar’s Delta Soul Celebrity Golf and Charity Event, won’t be happening live due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there will be a chance for everyone to join in this year.
SHELBY — Graveside services for Yvonne Russell, 71, of Shelby, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Azion MB Church Cemetery, Mound Bayou, with the Rev. Toliver officiating. She died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Shelby Nursing and Rehab. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eric Edwards, 11, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for L.C. Clayton, 75, of Indianola, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with the Rev. John Ware officiating. He died Monday, June 1, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
GREENVILLE — Robert Allen Lunn was the middle son born to Gordon Carnell Lunn and Lorene Stafford Lunn. He was born January 28th, 1942 in the small Delta town of Sunflower.
LELAND — Private graveside services for Lucy Margaret Lamberson, 96, a long-time resident of Leland, will be held Thursday, May 7. She passed away Monday, May 4, 2020, at Legacy Manor Care Center in Greenville. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Clifton Price, 76, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Friday, May 7, 2020.
Earl Evans Sr.
INDIANOLA — Earl Denver Evans Sr., 89, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020, in Indianola, with his family by his side.
It’s tough trying to write a sports column when you are a small town sports editor these days.
For one thing, there are no sports to report.
And, nationally, most of the news is about when sports should return. Some people feel it is safe to start playing games right now. Others say we should be extremely cautious.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
One man died and another is in critical condition after a dispute Friday morning turned violent.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Dent Street in reference to a shot person.
LELAND — The Leland Department is seeking the public’s help to find and arrest 27-year-old Indianola resident Latarius Howard.
Leland Police Department Assistant Police Chief Marcus Davis said Howard has outstanding warrants for possession of a controlled substance and weapon possession by a felon.
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.