Simmons High School football coach Timothy Johnson knew he had a special athlete in Vontrez Rush before the season started; however, even he was surprised at the immediate impact Rush made.
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Warren, Washington, Issaquena, Sharkey Community Action Agency’s (WWISCAA) main holiday and fundraising event is just around the corner.
Several bridges and two roads are currently or will soon be temporarily closed for emergency purposes at the recommendation of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Office of State Aid Road Construction.
The two county roads being posted as closed are Dyson and Dogleg roads.
Greenville Christian School boys basketball coach Logan Collins does not want to put any expectations on his players this season, but he is excited about the possibilities.
The Saints have a deep and talented team this season that allows Coach Collins to rotate five players into the game at a time.
As of 9:50 pm
1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent
Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent
Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent
David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent
Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent
1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent
The 2019 Delta Hot Tamale Festival brought in loaded pockets and empty stomachs waiting to be filled with some of the best tamales the festival had to offer.
In addition, the festival was graced by several beautiful young ladies who competed and were crowned as winners of the Delta Hot Tamale Pageant.
Leland High School girls basketball head coach Patansy Miller-Hampton lost a number of valuable players to graduation last season — including former Delta Democrat-Times Player of the Year Shomaria Overton — but, as always, the Lady Cubs still have high expectations.
St. Joseph Catholic School senior Trey Benson did not want his high school career to end Friday night, and in the second half he and his teammates made the plays to make sure it continued.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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%.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
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:
Thursday, April 18
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.