An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find the people responsible for two shootings that left six people injured over the Fourth of July weekend.
At 4:03 p.m. July 4, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to King Stop, 207 Highway 1 N., in reference to two shot people.
The Greenville Public School District is asking parents of students in the district to complete an online survey concerning the opening of the school year.
The district plans to open the school year on Aug. 5.
There are some men and women whose names should be on monuments, buildings or roads. These are people who should be remembered throughout time. There are also people who should not, now or ever, have a monument to their memory, but they should also be remembered through time.
Robert E. Lee is one of these people.
CARY — Graveside services for Patricia R. Thomas, 66, of Cary, will be at noon Saturday, June 27, at Cary Community Cemetery, Cary, with Apostle Linda Sweezer officiating. She died Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Coldwater. Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.
BELZONI — Funeral arrangements for Charles Anderson, 77, of Belzoni, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.
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RENOVA — Graveside services for Aretha Neal, 75, of Renova, were held Friday, June 26, at Merigold Cemetery, Merigold, with the Rev. Dexter Brown officiating. She died Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at Methodist Healthcare, Memphis, Tennessee. Services were under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.
O’Bannon High School’s Zi’Terrean Smith is expected to be a presence on both sides of the ball this upcoming football season.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
Another drama-filled and talent-studded production is coming to the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center — “Loving Mr. Wrong.”
The stage play will be presented at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 22.
We had the opportunity to drive through the South Delta this week on a trip back north from Vicksburg.
It’s a sad state of affairs.
As the sun set and darkness fell on the flooded plain, where you’d normally see the scattered lights of houses among the fields, there was nothing.
The Mississippi Association of School Superintendents (MASS) has appointed Dr. Mario Willis, superintendent of Hollandale School District, as a member of the MASS’ Board of Directors. He was recently selected for the position at the 2019 MASS/Alliance Summer Convention in Biloxi.
HOLLANDALE — Simmons High School girls basketball coach Bernita Alexander knows that her team has a huge task in front of them Thursday when they face the 24-0 West Lowndes Panthers in the MHSAA Class 1A state quarterfinals.
PEARL — Funeral arrangements for LaVern Holloway, 60, of Pearl and formerly of Mound Bayou, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Hospice Ministries Inc., Ridgeland.
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