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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
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.
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.
Keith Gann, owner of Wise Solution LLC, appeared before the Greenville City Council on Monday to discuss how the city would benefit from the security and surveillance service he provides through his company.
The 2019 Delta Hot Tamale Festival brought in loaded pockets and empty stomachs waiting to be filled with some of the best tamales the festival had to offer.
In addition, the festival was graced by several beautiful young ladies who competed and were crowned as winners of the Delta Hot Tamale Pageant.
Leland High School girls basketball head coach Patansy Miller-Hampton lost a number of valuable players to graduation last season — including former Delta Democrat-Times Player of the Year Shomaria Overton — but, as always, the Lady Cubs still have high expectations.
St. Joseph Catholic School senior Trey Benson did not want his high school career to end Friday night, and in the second half he and his teammates made the plays to make sure it continued.
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%.
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.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
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)
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
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.
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)
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — A man who shot and killed four people he held hostage in a Mississippi home has died from gunshot wounds he received during the 12-hour standoff, authorities said Sunday.