The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced last week that athletic teams in the state can begin practicing on June 1, and Greenville High School football coach Quintarus McCray said he is excited about the news that allows him and his Hornets to get back to work.
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GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Kevin R. Reed, 49, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville, with Bishop Nathaniel Shanali officiating. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020.
LELAND — Graveside services for Kenny Otho Horton, 82, a long-time resident of Leland, were held Saturday, May 23, at Leland-Stoneville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his home surrounded by family.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Floyd “Pretty Boy” Oswalt, 84, of Greenville will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, May 24, 2020. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
GREENVILLE — Doris Louise Chappell Wright, 89, homemaker, of Greenville, died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at her home.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 26, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Laverne Hudson, 64, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Oaklawn Cemetery, with Minister Bartholemen Orr officiating. She died Thursday, May 14, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
The Greenville Public School District discussed summer plans during its regular meeting of the board of trustees Tuesday afternoon.
Superintendent Debra Dace informed the trustees Summer Learning-At-Home and Summer Enrichment Plans had been submitted.
ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Henry B. Lewis, 82, of Rosedale, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at New Hope Cemetery, Rosedale, with Min. Carlton Matthews officiating. He died Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Kingwood, Texas. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Joanne Taylor, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, May 11, 2020.
Rebekka Herman sees a lot of herself when she watches her daughter, Aubree, play baseball.
Aubree is now five years old and plays shortstop for the MMC Rockets at the Delta Sportsplex. From her wheelchair inside of the dugout, Rebekka cheers for every great play her daughter makes.
Greenville police are investigating this morning’s break-in at the Sportsman that resulted in several missing handguns.
Assistant Greenville Police Chief Michael Merchant said at 4:16 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Sportsman, 1511 Highway 1 S., in reference to a business burglary alarm activation.
The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
The Greenville High Hornets (3-2) held on for dear life to claim a 14-9 victory Friday night versus the Murrah High Mustangs (1-4).
With the Mustangs threatening to win the game in the closing seconds, the Greenville High School defensive unit stuffed the final play in the backfield at their own nine-yard line.
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.
DREW — Funeral arrangements for Ruby W. Millen, 81, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. She died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at her home.
SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Larry Taylor, 61, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorn L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
LSU forward Kavell Bigby-Williams (11) scores against Georgia during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)