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Having won three straight state football championships, the St. Joseph Catholic School football program has created a dynasty, and senior leaders on this year’s squad see no reason why it has to end.
We don’t like it when our government officials spend more than they allot themselves to spend in a year on any budgeted item.
And, as pointed out in a story in this weekend’s newspaper, one line item in the Washington County Board of Supervisors has seen a significant stretch of the budget.
ROSEDALE — Funeral arrangements for Jimmie Smith, 86, of Rosedale, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
Three men have been arrested for a shooting that took place early this month that hospitalized two people.
After an Amber Alert was issued Friday morning for two missing children, a local man has been arrested and charged with two counts of kidnapping.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department (GPD) first responded to the 2000 block of Alexander Street at 2:17 a.m. for a kidnapping.
A $250 fine for failure to wear a mask or a nose and mouth covering will soon be signed into order, per the Washington County Board of Supervisors.
The order was decided by a vote of 3-2 with BOS president Carl McGee and vice president Lee Gordon voting opposed in the motion made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks.
Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.
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.
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.
Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening.
The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.
A man died while swimming Monday at a boat ramp along the levee front.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said a 23-year-old black male drowned while swimming at a boat ramp along the levee front at Lake Ferguson.
Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
LOCUST GROVE, Ga. — Funeral arrangements for Keith Butler, 46, of Locust Grove, Georgia, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Piedmont Henry Hospital, Stockbridge, Georgia
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Emmanuel Ejeh scored 10 points that included a pair of late free throws to help Mississippi Valley State edge Jackson State 60-57 on Saturday night.
Ejeh's free throws with 14 seconds remaining capped the scoring. Dontelius Ross missed a 3-pointer for Jackson State with six seconds left.
“It was the game we were looking for,” said O’Bannon High School boys basketball coach Torrione Carter after his team’s thrilling 61-59 road victory at Greenville High School Saturday night.
Lonnie Lavell Williams
Established leader of Mississippi Action for Community Education, MACE, has stepped down from her postion of CEO.
Mable Starks notified the MACE board three weeks ago of her resignation.
A letter obtained by the DD-T from Starks to MACE affiliates explains Starks will be pursuing new challenges.