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Bobby Calvin

Bobby Calvin

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Bobby Calvin, 76, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.


William Crocker

William Crocker

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for William Crocker, 75, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Methodist University, Memphis, Tennessee.


Zale Stewart

Zale Stewart

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Zale Stewart, 78, of Greenville, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Legacy Manor in Greenville.


Josephine Pipes

Josephine Pipes

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Josephine Pipes, 80, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Merit Health Hospital, Flowood.


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Hollandale’s Sam Chatmon Blues Festival kicks off in less than a week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.

Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.


The abused don’t have to stay

When a story of domestic abuse comes to light, the average person’s gut reaction is typically, “Why don’t they just leave?”

What may seem like an obviously simple solution to those who have never been in that situation is anything but.

This week, a Greenville woman died after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend.


Thousands feel ‘the blues’ at MACE’s 42nd annual festival

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues. 

The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday. 


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Gladyce Hardy

Gladyce Hardy

GREENVILLE — Gladyce Marie Jackson Hardy, of Greenville, died Thursday, September 5, 2019. She was born October 23, 1933, to the late George Jackson Sr. and Willie Louise Fagins Beard.



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