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Changing the state flag of Mississippi was not an issue to be taken lightly, and we don’t believe the members of the legislature have done so.
For years, our state was represented by a talisman including a symbol drawing on a time when the citizens of state chose to leave the nation over the issue of slavery.
ANGUILLA — Funeral arrangements for Henrene Taylor, 53, of Anguilla, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
Shel Alverson came up big on the mound and at the plate on Thursday to help lead his Pirates to a 10-8 victory over J&L Fish Farms in 9-10 year-old baseball at the Delta Sportsplex.
Alverson struck out six batters in his complete game victory, and also drove in the final two runs with a big hit.
RENOVA — Graveside services for Clara Mae Willis, 78, of Renova, will be at 11 a.m. June 27 at Delta Memorial Gardens, Cleveland. She died June 21, 2020, at her home. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.
Emotional, intimacy, precision and timing provide for the best capture athletic photos. Around the Delta, one would be hard pressed to produce better shots that capture the essence of competition better than Beth Giachelli.
At the Washington Washington County Board of Supervisors’ first meeting of the new year, both the county engineer and county attorney were replaced after a motion was made by the board’s newest addition, Mala Brooks.
The 2019 St. Joseph Homecoming Maids are Emma Kate Threet, from left, Avery Cole, Cha'Koriea Holmes, Mary Michael Mahlitc, Ashanti Brown, Skyler Triplett, Skylar Harden, Morgan Powers, and Lori Ann Hughes. St. Joseph plays Bayou Academy at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, for their Homecoming.
A teenager was handed a half million dollar bond this week after his arrest for the murder of a man who was found dead in his home after a house fire.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department arrested 17-year-old Augusta Stribling on Friday and charged him with capital murder for the death of Charles Bowman.
PACE — Graveside service for Charles H. Walker, 91, of Pace, will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 25, at Spangle Banner Church Cemetery, Pace, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans (2) works against Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said:
Mark Howell, of Greenville:
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.