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Wednesday evening’s protest along Cotton Row in Cleveland was both peaceful and emotional.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his Safe Return guidelines for permanent drivers license stations across the state to reopen on Monday, June 8.
Protests have been flaring up around the country as a direct result of the death of 46-year-old Minnesota resident George Floyd on May 25.
When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, information was everywhere. Some from reliable sources but much was not.
The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bond bill Monday that has $86 million in funding for capital projects at state universities, $79 million in funding for capital projects involving

Mozell McDuffy

Graveside services for Mozell McDuffy of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens with Bro. Melvin Baker officiating.

Mr. McDuffy, 71, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ivory Lee Washington

Graveside services for Ivory Lee Washington of Isola will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Weeping Mary Church Cemetery, Isola with the Rev. Joe Jackson officiating.

Mr. Washington, 62, died Friday, May 15, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni is in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice McClain

Graveside services for Beatrice McClain of Indianola were held at 12 noon Wednesday, May 20 at Riverside Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Melvin Matthews officiating.

Ms. McClain, 92, died Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lula B. Hill

Lula B. Hill, 92, of Greenacres, Florida, a longtime resident of Indianola, transitioned this life on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Wellington Regional Medical Center in Wellington, Fla.

Joe Roger Hartman Jr.

A private graveside service for Joe Roger Hartman Jr., 81, of Greenville will be held at the Mississippi Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael. 

Mr. Hartman passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Delta Regional Medical Center. 



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