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Thomas Rollins Jr.

Thomas Rollins Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Thomas Wilson Rollins Jr., 78, of Greenville, will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at New Jerusalem, with the Rev. Holmes officiating. He died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at his home. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



Lynette Ward

Lynette Ward

CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Lynette E. Ward, 53, of Cleveland, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.



Homer Fair

Homer Fair

DREW — Funeral arrangements for Homer Fair, 66, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in 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.


Reeves wins governor's race

10:31 p.m.

Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.




Statewide Results

As of 9:50 pm

Governor

1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent

Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent

Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent

David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent

Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent

Lieutenant Governor

1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent


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Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.




Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.


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