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Jequann Roberson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had a life experience last year that few high school athletes will ever know. Now, he is hoping to use that experience to help him grow as a person and a basketball player.
Greenville resident Betty Bracket was leaning over the counter of the Double Quick on Broadway Street scratching the Mississippi Lottery ticket she’d just purchased.
She’d purchased a good handful and so had many other people.
The holiday season is upon us and several in the Greenville community are making strides to ensure the upcoming days, as a popular Christmas carol goes, “merry and bright.”
An opportunity to rectify one of the several problems, failing underdrain pipes, caused by this year’s flood disaster is underway.
The ongoing project, which consists of replacing storm water under-drain pipes that failed on state route 814, also known as the Broadway Loop, began some weeks ago.
Warren, Washington, Issaquena, Sharkey Community Action Agency’s (WWISCAA) main holiday and fundraising event is just around the corner.
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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Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
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%.
Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is fouled as he goes up between Missouri's Reed Nikko (14) and Xavier Pinson (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson, left, argues a call with a referee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 79-78.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — A man who shot and killed four people he held hostage in a Mississippi home has died from gunshot wounds he received during the 12-hour standoff, authorities said Sunday.