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St. Joseph Fighting Irish head coach James Hunter knew that Thursday night’s 68-51 win over Claiborne County in the quarterfinals of the South State Tournament was bittersweet. His starters played so well in the first half that from the opening play of the second half, officials invoked mercy rule and allowed the clock to run uninterrupted.
YAZOO CITY — St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball coach James Hunter described his team’s 50-45 victory over Greenville Christian School Saturday in the championship game of the Class AA District-4 tournament as a total team effort.
It’s nearly time to raise your glass for a good cause.
Greater Greenville Habitat for Humanity’s ninth annual “Raise Your Glass to Habitat” event is set to begin 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Washington County Convention Center, 1040 S. Raceway Road.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to increase the salary of the county coroner.
County Coroner Methel Johnson requested her monthly salary be increased from $900 per month to $1,250 per month, bringing her annual total to $15,000.
Famous for his sculpture work of public monuments and portrait busts, William “Bill” Beckwith is making his way back home to the Queen City for one night.
The Greenville Arts Council will host an evening with Beckwith, where he will present a slideshow of his work and discuss his journey of becoming a successful sculptor.
Reno and Xinon, two German Shepherd-Belgian Malinois mixes who joined the Washington County Sheriff’s Department last year as explosive detecting canines, have already helped serve the greater community.
The City of Greenville’s annual amnesty period is underway.
This means those with outstanding warrants due to misdemeanors, failure to report to work center, failure to pay citations and failure to appear in court have an opportunity to pay back fines and get warrants and other penalties voided.
RULEVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mae Harris, 67, of Ruleville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. She died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at her home.
INDIANOLA — Funeral services for Jolly Lyons, 55, of Indianola, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hayes Chapel at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
Auburn guard Samir Doughty (10) passes the ball around Arkansas forward Gabe Osabuohien (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Georgia's Derek Ogbeide (34) is defended by Mississippi center Dominik Olejniczak (13) and forward KJ Buffen (14) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
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.
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)
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.