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LELAND — Graveside services for Eddie Beasley, 62, of Leland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Caney Cemetery, Delta City, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died May 11, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.
LELAND — Graveside services for Elvin Wheatley, 53, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, At Bogue Memorial Gardens, Leland. He died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Baptist Medical Center, Jackson.
Eight-year-old Pfeifer Doolittle was worried he would not get a chance to play baseball with his friends this season, but on Monday night he was more than delighted to put on his uniform and play his first game for the Braves at the Delta Sportsplex.
The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
MDE reviews GPSD board’s actions
Allegations of Greenville Public School Board members interfering with day-to-day operations of the school district were reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and found valid.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.
GREENVILLE — Private graveside services for Chambrea Fern Suares, 55, of Greenville, was held Saturday, April 25, at Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home. Pastor Pam Richards of Walking in Love Ministries officiated. Chambrea died Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at her home.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A federal trial has started for a former certified public accountant facing tax-related charges in Mississippi.
News outlets reported the trial of 73-year-old Carl Nicholson started Monday in Hattiesburg.
Florida guard Noah Locke, center, moves past multiple Georgia players during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (Lauren Bacho/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A new elementary school in a north Mississippi city will bear a historic name.
The Oxford school board has voted to call a new campus Central Elementary School.