I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.
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DARLOVE — Funeral services for Laura Hunter, 77, of Darlove, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Mount Zion, Darlove, with the Rev. James Gray officiating. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery, Darlove, under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.
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.
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.
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.”
The Mississippi River Chapter will host the 23rd Annual National Wild Turkey Banquet February 7th at the Washington County Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Donald Williams, 53, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Greater Mount Mariah, with Minister O.H. Hall officiating. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Garden, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
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.
Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.
Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)