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Four days after his father died, Daric Campbell Jr. sat in the office at O’Bannon High School and waited to meet his new football coach.

Football has always been important to Daric, 16, and these days it is more important than ever.

Sports leagues tend to be competitive and charged with a heavy dose of athleticism that may intimidate those just trying to enjoy the social aspects and health benefits.

Reports of shots fired, resulted in an investigation that determined a a 30 year-old black male was struck by a vehicle and is now in critical condition.

If one of the children participating in Saturday’s United States’ Tennis Association Mississippi Chapter National Junior Tennis League Rally goes on to win Wimbledon one day, it would indeed be a significant accomplishment.

AVON — Johnny Bley has spent his career teaching young athletes how to play sports.

 

In a bitter sweet moment Thursday, Captain Kenneth Haygood bid farewell to Greenville Fire Department, a place he has called home for nine years.






FRIDAY FUN

Drinks will be poured, room will spin at E.E. Bass

 

Greenville Arts Council is offering a family friendly event and unlimited rides with Cocktails at the Carousel, 5-7 p.m. Friday at 323 S. Main St., E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, sponsored by Regions.


WLSD consolidates alternative program

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Alternative school programs in Western Line School District are being consolidated from two locations to one, in an effort strengthen the program.

At the June 13 board meeting, members adopted the recommendation from Superintendent Lawrence Hudson to integerate the alternative program at Riverside High School to the O’Bannon campus.






Man Up event challenges men to take control of health

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

 

Being masculine does not mean ignorging health. In an effort to bring attention to the health of men with a stiff upper lip, a car show, free food and entertaining speakers are offered to alongside free health screenings  at Stein Mart Square, Downtown Washington Avenue, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22.



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