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STARKVILLE – As Major League Baseball begins the path to the 2020 season, Mississippi State’s baseball program will send 11 to major league camps, including all eight Diamond Dawgs that ended the 2019 season on active rosters.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Maple Wright, 81, of Indianola, were held Wednesday, July 8, at Indianola City Cemetery. She died June 28, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola. Services were under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Indianola.
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
On Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 to work with the Greenville Historic Preservation committee in the relocation of the Confederate statue on the Washington County Courthouse grounds to another county site at the expense of the county.
In 2001 the citizens of the State of Mississippi adopted the current flag in a landslide state referendum. While the vote was essentially a referendum to adopt a new flag, it was actually to correct a legislative oversight in the constitution of 1906.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted this week 4-1 to enter into an agreement for removal of the confederate soldier’s memorial from the lawn of the Washington County Courthouse in the same month it was placed 111 years prior.
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.
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.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Weekend storms raked parts of the Southeast, leaving deaths and injuries in their wake as a tornado smashed into a commercial district in a small Mississippi city and drenching rains fed a rising flood threat.
Since Jan. 23, Missouri’s dominant storyline had been the absence of Mark Smith. The guard — who had been reeling from an ankle injury suffered at Arkansas — is the team’s most lethal shooting threat, knocking down 47.5 percent from 3-point land.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tremont Waters and the No. 21 LSU Tigers have looked unfazed by double-digit deficits lately.
It helps to have dynamic play from experienced guards and a formidable combination of size and strength in the paint.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari calls out to his team during the second half of an NCAA basketball game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. Kentucky won 71-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Kobe Bryant’s tragic death on Sunday may have happened thousands of miles away, but the loss of the NBA legend has had a huge impact to many of us in the Delta, especially to young basketball players who grew up revering the basketball icon.