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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.
Ever since Brent Dillon bought his first car when he was 14, he and his older brother, Justin, have had a love affair with car racing.
Driving his white No. 7 Late Model Crate car, Brent, now 28, has worked his way to become one of the best drivers in the area. This season he has already won two of the four races he has competed in.
LELAND — Graveside services for Kentarius D. “Pie-Joe” Lewis, 23, of Leland, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 5, at Sisters of Charity Cemetery, Elizabeth. He died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Leland. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Friday, July 3, at T.L. Redmon 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.
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.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.
The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change.
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.
The Greenville Christian Saints (4-5) football team finished its regular season on a winning note as they beat the Glenbrook Apaches 55-13 in a nonconference game Thursday night. Glenbrook falls to 6-3.
Mississippi State's Anriel Howard (5) shoots over Mississippi's Mimi Reid (2) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
Brick by brick, Marcus Cannon has helped Unity Christian Academy build a successful football program.
In its first five years of existence, the Soldiers have only gotten better and better.
And, this upcoming season, Unity Christian Academy may have its best season yet.
Mississippi State forward Anriel Howard (5) passes the ball as she falls in front of Texas A&M guard Jada Walton (14) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)