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O’Bannon High School’s Daishun Scott, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is only a sophomore but his coach said he already has the “it factor.”
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Dorothye Kemp, 68, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Greater St. John, with the Rev. Regional Forte officiating. She died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Jackson. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Two local youth groups kicked off their Thanksgiving break by giving a noble gesture of their own — their time and service.
Sponsored by the Progressive Art and Civic Club (PACC) Youth Affiliates, the Esquires and Teenettes spent their Monday morning volunteering at Port City Personal Care and Respite Services.
Enthusiastic performers are invited to soon head to Delta Center Stage for the auditions of their next musical production, “Little Shop of Horrors.”
A 12-year-old girl is recovering at a Jackson hospital after being shot early Sunday morning.
Greenville Police Chief Delando Wilson said at about 1:40 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the 400 block of North Eighth Street in reference to shots fired in the area.
On a cloudy mild November day in Jackson last Friday, Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson played the last games of their careers for the St. Joseph Catholic School Fighting Irish.
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.
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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.
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Southern Mississippi coach Jay Hopson speaks with reporters following NCAA college football practice in Hattiesburg, Miss. Southern Mississippi has decided not to hire Art Briles after interviewing the former Baylor football coach, a decision Golden Eagles coach Jay Hopson disagrees with.
Vanderbilt (9-19, 0-15) vs. Texas A&M (12-15, 5-10)
Reed Arena, College Station, Texas; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
In a lot of ways, Greenville High School girls basketball coach Dakedreon Lampkin sees his team’s opponent Wednesday as a mirror image of his own team.
The undefeated Honeybees (31-0) face 29-1 Pearl on Wednesday at the Jackson Coliseum in the semifinals of the MHSAA 6A Girls State Basketball Tournament.
Southern Mississippi administrators and football coach Jay Hopson disagree on whether the school should hire former Baylor head coach Art Briles for a position on the Golden Eagles' football staff.
Hopson believes they should.