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An employee of the Washington County Justice Court has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Therefore, offices of the Washington County Justice Court will be closed until further notice.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Brenda Drain Briscoe, 60, of Indianola, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. She died June 5, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
The Greenville Public School District (GPSD) announced on Tuesday an Em Boyd Elementary School employee tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
In light of this information, Em Boyd, 1021 S. Colorado St., will close immediately.
Superintendent Dr. Debra Dace said the district shares its concerns about coronavirus.
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.
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.
A woman turned herself in to the Greenville Police Department Wednesday afternoon for a violent fight that broke out Tuesday night at a local gas station.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 34-year-old Jacquetia Davis has been charged with attempted murder for an altercation involving beer bottles and a firearm.
Jernisha Dorcell Cannon
Greenville - Funeral services for Jernisha Dorcell Cannon, 30, of Greenville, will be pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
She passed at UMMC May 7 and be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray watches drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Roosevelt Holmes Jr.
JACKSON — Roosevelt Holmes Jr., 78, of Jackson, died Saturday, March 28, 2020. Private services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
He was preceded in death by Kirk Allison, Roosevelt Holmes III and Pearlie Holmes.
Highway 465 in Warren and Issaquena County is seen closed on the south end due to the rising flood waters north of Vicksburg, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
A unique mix of senior leadership and a talented crop of underclassmen have the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team believing it can accomplish extraordinary things this season.The Fighting Irish are led by seniors Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson, who, after leading St.