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Leland boys win first game


he Leland Cubs (1-3) overcame a scrappy bunch of Humphreys County High Cowboys (1-3) Tuesday to claim a 53-49 victory. After the visitors surged back to under a double digit deficit with less than four minutes remaining in the game, it appeared that the Cowboys were poised for a comeback.

Idella Miles

Idella Miles

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Idella W. Miles, 93, of Greenville, are pending with Bays Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at Clinton Healthcare Center, Clinton.

Delta Blues Claim Title


The Delta Blues U12 Boys competitive soccer team won the MFC Rush Fall Classic held in Madison on November 16-17.  Scoring 22 goals and only allowing 1 against, they defeated teams from Madison, Greenwood, and Vicksburg, and fought to a scoreless tie against a team from Hattiesburg.  The Delta Blues team is made up of players from Cleveland and


Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied


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.

Reeves wins governor's race

10:31 p.m.

Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.

Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts


At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.

Statewide Results

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

Lieutenant Governor

1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent


Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store


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.