Independence Day this year will be quite different from those in the past with social distancing and the need for protective masks becoming the new normal.
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The Greenville Public School District is deep into the development of a plan for reopening classroom instruction to students for the upcoming academic year.
The district’s plan, titled “Destination 8/5” as Aug. 5 is its target start date, requires significant feedback from various stakeholders, especially parents.
The St. Joseph Fighting Irish have recently placed a beautiful 20-foot statue of Jesus Christ right in front of their football field.
The statue is a replica of the “Word of Life” mural on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The mural is more popularly known as Touchdown Jesus.
Beginning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, the Mayor’s Health Council, with the help of Vessels of Mercy Health Team, will be hosting a free mask give-away at the Headquarters Fire Station, 532 Central St.
The event is supported by the Mississippi Department of Health and the Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative.
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.
Fishermen Jonathan Sultan, left, and Allen Powell hold the five bass they caught Saturday at Lake Ferguson. The big haul won the team first place in the Media Bass Mississippi River Teams Division tournament. The bass weighed 20.03 pounds, and the two collected a winner’s check worth $1,560.
The Greenville Public School District Board of Trustees this week voted in approval of certain policy suspensions as they pertain to the extended school year and credit recovery programs.
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.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.