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.
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This is my first week back in my office at the Delta Democrat-Times in over two weeks, and I wasn’t on vacation.
On March 13, I had a normal Friday at work and even when 5 p.m. came, I was excited for the weekend.
Due to the coronavirus, pastors and clergymen throughout Washington County have been unable to provide face-to-face spiritual leadership to members of their flock.
The City of Greenville and Washington County has plans to lend its support in helping to maintain the upkeep of sites in its local Greenville Public School District.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Charles Bowman, 67, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville. He died Saturday, March 21, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Local authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one local man dead.
At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, the Greenville Fire Department and the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to a house fire at 517 E. Moore St.
Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a male body inside the home.
Ever since Eli Fratesi, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, put on a Washington School uniform, he has always played with a fearless mentality.
“Even as an eighth grader, he was never scared, and the moment was never too big for him,” Washington School coach Hunter Palasini said.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Betty Belton, 68, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
And they’re off! Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa opened pari-mutuel wagering Thursday, allowing patrons of the casino to bet on horse racing events across the county.
Harlow’s is the first casino in the Delta to offer pari- mutuel wagering.
Area residents are invited to participate in an upcoming film production starring actor Chris Mulkey being directed by a former local youth.
Strack Azar, son of local country star musician Steve Azar, and Michael Stevantoni have written and are co-directing an original feature film titled, “The Banality.”
AVON — Johnny Bley has spent his career teaching young athletes how to play sports.
Greenville – Funeral services for Cynthia “Cindy” Jeanne Craft Massey, of Greenville, were Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson. She died Jan. 16, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike White finally knows what it's like to leave Memorial Gym with a victory.
The St. Joseph Catholic School Lady Irish (3-0) kept their distance over the final three quarters of Thursday night’s high school basketball game to claim a 55-47 victory over the St. Aloyisus Lady Lady Flashes.
St. Al closed to within three points of St. Joe at 33-30 in the opening minutes of the third quarter.