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Ollie Miller

Ollie Miller

SHELBY — Funeral services for Ollie Miller, 61, of Shelby, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Pilgrim Rest, Shelby, with the Rev. Tyrone Miller officiating. She died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Burial will be at St. James Cemetery, Shelby, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Shelby.


Dorothy Roy

Dorothy Roy

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



St. Joseph's Dillon Johnson named Delta-Democrat Times Player of the Year and the Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

BAY SPRINGS – Finish what we started.

These were the four words Dillon Johnson and his St. Joseph Catholic School teammates used to motivate themselves moments before the MAIS Class 2A State Championship game began Saturday night inside the gymnasium of Sylva-Bay Academy.


Key West Inn Burns

The former Key West Inn on the corner of Walnut and Percy streets in Greevnille burned Tuesday morning. Fire crews from Greenville Fire Department were on the scene before 8 a.m. battling the blaze that fully engulfed the south end of the building.


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Hornets surge back to defeat Germantown in semifinals of district tournament

By DAVID W. HEALY,

STARKVILLE — The Greenville High School boys basketball team may have let the lead slip away Tuesday night, but the Hornets never lost their composure as they roared back in the fourth quarter to defeat Germantown 71-58 in the semifinals of the MHSAA Region 3-6A Tournament at Starkville.




Mid-Delta Regional Airport extending inspection with professional services

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Mid-Delta Regional Airport will once again use Michael Baker International for its upcoming supplemental airport inspection.

The Greenville City Council approved Mid-Delta Regional Airport director Sam Washington’s request to extend the professional services at their Tuesday meeting. 



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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


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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Obituaries

Marlon Moore BILOXI — Funeral arrangements for Marlon Darnell Moore, 50, of Biloxi, are pending... READ MORE

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Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE