As he was finishing his last few days at St. Joseph Catholic Church, a pile of thank you letters sat on Father Bill Henry’s desk Thursday. He read one out aloud.
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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.
Canopy Children’s Solutions LINK program is partnering with Weddington Elementary to host a giveaway event to promote physical and mental wellness and self-care
Canopy Children’s Solutions (Canopy) is offering a helping hand to Mississippi families this summer. LINK, a Canopy solution, is hosting a statewide Activity Bag Giveaway event to reach families in local communities.
Elijah Moore, a former head football coach at Greenville High School and a man who spent more than 60 years coaching and teaching Greenville children, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are pending.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Thomas Alford, 54, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at Delta Memorial Gardens. He died Saturday, June 6, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangement are pending for Eva Faye Robinson, 75, of Greenville. She died June 13, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Harris funeral home is charge of arrangements.
INDIANOLA — Funeral services for Georgia Berdin, 96, of Indianola who died June 8, 2020, will be Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 11 a.m. with visitation Friday June 19, 2020 from 3-4 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home Indianola. The Rev. Melvin Matthews is officiating.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
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