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Eugene Caston

Eugene Caston

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Caston, 63, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.



Barry Gerald

Barry Gerald

MEMPHIS — Dr. Barry Elmo Gerald, of Memphis, passed away peacefully, at home surrounded by family, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. He was 85.


Charles Murray

Charles Murray

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Charles Murray, 58, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at his home.


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John Fleming

John Fleming

MINNEAPOLIS — Funeral arrangements for John Fleming, 47, of Minneapolis and formerly of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis.



Harriett O’Quin

Harriett O’Quin

BATESVILLE — Harriett O’Quin, 74, of Batesville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Providence Assisted Living, Batesville. Harriett was the widow of the late Rev. Donald O’Quinn.


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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.


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.



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Local teen charged in uncle’s stabbing death

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.

At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.


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Man arrested, charged for Friday night shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.


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