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SHELBY — Funeral services for Ollie Miller, 61, of Shelby, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Pilgrim Rest, Shelby, with the Rev. Tyrone Miller officiating. She died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Burial will be at St. James Cemetery, Shelby, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Shelby.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Local residents banned together Monday evening to voice concerns and inquire about recent county appointments.
Monday night’s community forum at Covenant Church brought in over 90 Washington County residents.
The Mississippi River Marathon is only a few days away.
The eighth annual marathon is set to kick off at 8 a.m. Saturday.
Online registration for the marathon and other marathon events is still open for a short time remaining, closing Thursday.
Eli Fratesi’s love of sports rubbed off on his twin sister, Ava, at an early age.
“He was always with a ball,” Ava said. “Ever since I can remember, he was always out playing sports. Watching him have so much fun made me want to try and play sports too. I have been cheering for him my whole life.”
Academic excellence for all is the main goal of Greenville Public School District (GPSD) interim Superintendent Debra Dace’s administration.
“To achieve that goal, GPSD is focusing on its ‘5-S Movement’, which represents Safety+Supervision+Scores=Student Success,” Dace said.
This weekend was my husband’s birthday, and, like every year, his parents came to town to celebrate.
Because they could only stay for one night this trip, we mostly stayed at our house so they could play and spend time with their grandchildren.
That evening, my husband requested to have his birthday dinner at Sherman’s.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
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.
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:
The Daily Leader on creating a mental health court system in the state:
Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, right, speaks with Crystal Dangerfield (5) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, Motonari Ohtsuru, left, chief lawyer of the legal team for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, other members of the legal team, lawyers Go Kondo, center, and Masato Oshikubo sit in a courtroom ahead of a court hearing on a case of Ghosn at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo.
Virginia guard Kyle Guy (5) and guard De'Andre Hunter (12) laugh during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Virginia won 81-51. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) — The sheriff of Harrison County, Mississippi, says a man has fatally shot a 2-year-old boy and a man during an altercation.