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NEDHSA and Black Creative Circle unveil mural in Art Alley

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NEDHSA) and Black Creative Circle of North Louisiana (BCCNL) unveiled a mural in Art Alley Thursday night. They highlighted how art can be used as therapy. “So we partnered with Black Creative Circle to create three murals throughout the twelve...
MONROE, LA
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New book explores old Delta murder, privilege

Publishing houses often send newspapers advance copies of books for review, hoping to drum up interest for a soon-to-be released manuscript. Editors get weekly emails describing the books and asking for permission to send a copy – it’s wonderful for avid readers and I see a wide variety of new work.
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impact601.com

Jones College grad shines in the global spotlight

ELLISVILLE – If you’re streaming movies on Amazon and other Reel One Entertainment services located in Canada, you may find a familiar face in the movie, Love, Game, Match. Oak Grove resident and 2022 Jones College graduate, Emma Burge plays Ariella in the newly released movie. “Working on...
ELLISVILLE, MS
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Oak Grove graduate crowned 2022 Miss Mississippi

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Emmie Perkins, a former Lamar County Junior Miss, was crowned 2022 Miss Mississippi Saturday night. Perkins, who competed as Miss Mississippi State University this week, won a $10,000 scholarship along with the tiara. The Oak Grove High School graduate broke into a mixture of smiles and...
LAMAR COUNTY, MS
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2 face charges after death investigation in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – Two people face charges in the death of a woman in Carbondale. Ashley Curtis was reported missing on May 3. Her body was discovered on May 9 in the 400 block of East College Street. Jamar Boyd, 42, of Hollandale, Mississippi was indicted on two...
CARBONDALE, IL
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Man charged with murder, woman charged with obstruction in connection to Carbondale woman's death

CARBONDALE, IL — Two people have been charged in connection to the death of a Carbondale, Illinois, woman whose body was found in a home on East College Street in May. Ashley Dawn Curtis was reported missing in early May. When she was reported missing, police said she'd last been seen in the 400 block of East College Street on May 1. The Carbondale Police Department later announced that the 39-year-old woman's body had been found in a home in that same block of East College Street.
CARBONDALE, IL
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Two Arrested in May Murder of Carbondale Woman

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police say two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of 39-year-old Ashley Curtis of Carbondale last month. According to Carbondale Police, Curtis went missing on May 3 and was found dead May 9 in the 400 block of East College Street. The investigation...
CARBONDALE, IL
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Greenville park "suspension" stops all park activities

As The Delta News told you FIRST Tuesday night, the Greenville city council "suspended" the entire Greenville Parks and Recreation department in an unprecedented move. Those involved say, it came out of nowhere.... during Tuesday night's Greenville City Council meeting. The council voted on and entered an order to stop EVERYTHING park-related in Greenville.
GREENVILLE, SC
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OGHS graduate finishes 2nd nationally at speech & debate competition

LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A recent Oak Grove High School graduate just placed in a national competition. Hans Elasri placed 2nd at the National Speech and Debate Association competition, in the congress division. Elasri had reached the semi-finals of the competition in 2021 and had made the finals for...
LAMAR COUNTY, MS
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NICHOLAS R. LEDERLE JR.

LELAND – Nicholas Rosman Lederle Jr., of Leland, passed away Monday, June 13th, 2022, at Munson Medical Center with his loving family at his side. Nick was born February 27th, 1944, in Washington DC and was raised in Washington DC, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and Leland in the summer. As a teenager he worked as a machinery builder in the Federal Republic of Germany gaining exceptional talent in skilled metalworking. The adventures did not stop there. He met kings, princes, and spies through his father’s government service and employment with Arabian American Oil Company in Saudi Arabia.
LELAND, MI
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Greenville suspends entire city department

At Tuesday night's Greenville City Council meeting, council members took the highly unusual step of suspending an entire department of city government. The move comes in the wake of the weekend-long "Taste of Soul Culture Fest" which attendees tell the Delta News, did not bring in the numbers or the revenues many had hoped for.
GREENVILLE, SC
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Jerome L. Burton

A native of Greenville, Washington County Mississippi, died at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, TX, on June 12, 2022. He graduated from Coleman High School in 1964. Following graduation, Jerome enrolled at Alcorn State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree. He did further study at Tuskegee University, earning a Master’s Degree and Kansas State University, where he earned his Ph.D. Degree in Agriculture.
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Jerry Dewayne Williams

Jerry Dewayne Williams, 69, a lifelong resident of Lake Village died Monday, June 20, 2022, in Hot Springs. He was born on March 29, 1953, to his parents, Oddie “Buck” Williams and Gertie Mae Oliver. Jerry was of the Baptist faith and worked in farming and was an...
HOT SPRINGS, AR
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