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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.
Greenville resident Michael A. Kelly has spent a good part of the last 40 years taking pictures of Delta wildlife. Kelly floats down the Mississippi River and other local tributaries in his small paddle boat for many of his pictures.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Darrell “Drew” Rexrode, 21, of Greenville, were at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
According to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a wish is granted about every 34 minutes in the United States.
Make-A-Wish serves a unique and vital role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical illnesses.
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.
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.
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:
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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%.