Hollandale native and Simmons High School teacher Ivory Johnson will be making his debut as a contestant in the 2020 JEOPARDY! Teachers Tournament this week.
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Anyone craving a quality cup of fresh, homemade coffee needs to head over to Grounded Sister Coffee Shop to get their fix.
Grounded Sister Coffee Shop opened Saturday, May 23, in the former Midtown and McCormick Book Inn building, 825 S. Main St.
The Delta Democrat-Times asked its readers how they spent Memorial Day and what the day means to them. This is what they said.
Instead of taking their debris to the landfill, a handful of tree contractors have been secretly dumping their limbs, branches and stumps in vacant lots and back roads throughout Greenville.
School is out for the summer but ACT Prep is in with Greenville Renaissance Scholars’ (GRS) new, no cost, online ACT Prep offering.
The online ACT Prep program, which GRS is calling “Conquering the Test,” will begin May 30 and run through June 6 with sessions starting each day from 9 a.m. until noon.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Beatrice McClain, 92, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with the Rev. Melvin Matthews officiating. She died Thursday, May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Alvin H. Harbour, 70, of Indianola, will be at noon Wednesday, May 27, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died Saturday, May 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Arthur Lee Cotton, 82, of Greenville, were held Saturday at Holly Ridge Cemetery, Holly Ridge. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Services are under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
Carter Moore Jr.
MILWAUKEE — Carter Lee Moore Jr., 70, died Monday, April 27, 2020, in Milwaukee. Graveside Services were held Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at the Oakridge Cemetery, Hollandale, with the Rev. Tracy Moore officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.
Everard Hinyub Jr.
GREENVILLE — Everard Bates “Whitey” Hinyub Jr., 76, of Greenville, died Friday, May 1, 2020, at his home.
He was born Feb. 2, 1944, in New Orleans, the son of Everard Bates Hinyub Sr. and Shirley Leblanc Hinyub.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.
A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.
At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.
The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change.
Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19, died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said they received the call at approximately 11 p.m.
Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.