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HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Dorothy Young, 72, of Hollandale, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died July 6, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Clarence Brown Sr.
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.
LELAND — Coach Ricardo Tigler is coming home for all the right reasons.
Tigler was recently announced as the head football coach of Leland High School.
Joe Few Jr.
One week after citations were issued to the congregants of Temple Baptist Church for having a drive-in church service, Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons on Wednesday announced drive-in services where families stay in their vehicles are allowed.
Some of the results from Washington County’s general election held last month may not be official, just yet.
A petition to contest the Nov. 5 election was filed Nov. 25 in the Circuit Court of Washington County by Samuel Begley, attorney for Washington County District 4 Supervisor, Jesse Amos.
The Honeybees have completed a perfect regular season.
After a 51-47 hard-fought road victory over Holmes County Central on Tuesday, the Greenville High School girls basketball team is now 27-0.
It is the first time a Greenville High School basketball team has ever had an undefeated regular season.
Utah's Jayce Johnson (34) reaches for a rebound next to Arizona State's Romello White (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Kim Raff)
LELAND — Graveside services for Eddie Beasley, 62, of Leland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Caney Cemetery, Delta City, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died May 11, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.
Dr. Joe Portera, an 83-year-old lifelong golfer, shot one of the best rounds of his life two weeks ago and he credits a local golf professional for helping him do it.