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Vivian Washington

Vivian Washington, 49, died Sept. 14, 2019.

Funeral service was 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at McKinley Street Church of Christ with Minister Oscar Dorsey officiating. Burial was at Shady Grove Church Cemetery. Visitation was 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 20, 2019.

Woold Funeral Home handled arrangements.





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Jonestown mayor Kenneth Lester arrested on five counts of embezzlement

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Jonestown mayor Kenny Lester is facing up to 100 years in prison after being arrested by the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Dec. 9 for allegedly embezzling residents’ water bill payments and a city police firearm, announced Attorney General Jim Hood on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in a press release.





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April K. Smith

April K. Smith, 39, of Clarksdale, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Jackson.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Delta Burial Corporation at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale. 



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