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GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Fredrick Shannon, 79, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Matthew AME, with the Rev. Dr. William A. Brown officiating. He died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Jequann Roberson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had a life experience last year that few high school athletes will ever know. Now, he is hoping to use that experience to help him grow as a person and a basketball player.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Darrell “Drew” Rexrode, 21, of Greenville, were at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Three men have been arrested in connection to Sunday night’s Eighth Street shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital.
Greenville Police Department detectives this week arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis, 18-year-old Jerome Pickett and 19-year-old Willie Davis Jr.
According to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a wish is granted about every 34 minutes in the United States.
Make-A-Wish serves a unique and vital role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical illnesses.
Several bridges and two roads are currently or will soon be temporarily closed for emergency purposes at the recommendation of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Office of State Aid Road Construction.
The two county roads being posted as closed are Dyson and Dogleg roads.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.
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 High School head coach Quintarus McCray said he was proud of the way his team battled back in the second half Friday night in the Hornets’ 49-26 homecoming loss to Starkville High School.
The Hornets trailed Starkville 43-8 at halftime, but kept fighting and battling in the game’s final two quarters.
Chickasaw Road is covered with flood waters in Vicksburg, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The Mississippi River is currently at 47.48 feet in Vicksburg according to the National Weather Service and is expected to crest at 51.4 feet on March 14th which is the highest crest since 2016.(Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post, via AP)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky used a stellar defense to maintain its roll and throw South Carolina off kilter.
PJ Washington scored 20 points, and routed South Carolina 76-48 Tuesday night for its ninth consecutive victory.
FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Brendan Gaughan walks down pit road during qualifying for the Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks _ or so much more _ to wager on a sporting event.
Georgia guard Jordan Harris (2) takes a shot while being defended by Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)