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James Perkins

James Perkins

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for James H. Perkins, 62, of Greenville and formerly of Leland, were held Saturday, July 4, at Pilgrim Home Cemetery, Leland. He passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020, at his home. Services were under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.





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Parkerson-Downs

Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.




Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at  Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.


City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 


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Remembering Mitch Ariff, an iconic sports editor whose legacy lives on

By DAVID W. HEALY (COLUMN),

It has been 22 years since former Delta Democrat-Times sports editor Mitch Ariff passed away, but his memory and legacy is still going strong.

Ever since I came to the DD-T almost two years ago, Mitch’s name has come up every so often. Whenever it has, he is always spoken of in the highest regard.


Barbara Clark

Barbara Clark

ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Barbara Jean Clark, 69, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Friday, March 13, 2020, at Merit Central Hospital, Jackson.



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