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We found out who actually cares about Greenville on Monday, and, frankly, it’s not that many people.
Only 351 of the 3,675 registered voters in Ward 1 came out to decide what is the single most important race in our community. Only 318 of the 3,421 registered voters in Ward 6 voted Monday.
Yvette McPherson’s name still hangs boldly on the wall of the Washington School gymnasium for a reason. Now the head girls basketball coach for the Lady Generals, McPherson was an All-State player in high school when she graduated in 1989. Longtime followers of the program say she was one of the best to ever play for the school.
GREENVILLE — Linda Ann Ware, 72, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at her home. Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Dec. 1, at Mortimer Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following. Interment was at Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home, Greenville.
Three men have been arrested in connection to Sunday night’s Eighth Street shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital.
Greenville Police Department detectives this week arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis, 18-year-old Jerome Pickett and 19-year-old Willie Davis Jr.
Warren, Washington, Issaquena, Sharkey Community Action Agency’s (WWISCAA) main holiday and fundraising event is just around the corner.
Known throughout the world for its outstanding pottery, McCarty’s of Merigold will be on display for a one-night event this week at the Greenville Arts Council.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
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.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
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.
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.
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)