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AVON — Simmons High School boys basketball coach Carl Lucas is still trying to understand what type of young team he has, but on Tuesday night his Blue Devils did enough to pull away early and then hold on for a 61-45 road victory against Riverside High School.
One boneheaded decision by a college student may have affected the lives of so many people.
When Ole Miss wide receiver Elijah Moore decided to imitate a dog urinating on the grass, he probably did not expect how costly (and fortunate) it would be to others.
Santa Claus Lane isn’t as far away as one might expect. In fact, it exists in the heart of Greenville, at the corner of Camellia and Burning Bush drives.
Judy Long, regarded as Greenville’s own Mrs. Santa Claus, proves firsthand why she has more than earned that title and address.
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.
At Wednesday’s regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Greenville Public School District, Superintendent Dr. Debra Dace informed the board of the progress the district is making towards the goal of an improved accountability score from their current F ranking.
Medical marijuana has long been an either welcomed or shunned idea as treatment for medical conditions.
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.
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.
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.
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%.