The holiday season is upon us and several in the Greenville community are making strides to ensure the upcoming days, as a popular Christmas carol goes, “merry and bright.”
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Errol Marque Holt, 40, Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis.
Some needs, especially during the holiday season, are never ending and because of that fact, Washington, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) opened its Family Wish Tree Program on Nov. 1.
ARCOLA — Funeral services for Natasha Edwards, 37, of Arcola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mount Horeb MB Church, Greenville, with the Rev. Ricky Vassar officiating. She died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Greenville. Services are under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Doris Lucille Hardy Branning Laird, 90, of Greenville will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Nov. 11, at Washington Care Center. Burial will be in Hollandale Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.
According to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a wish is granted about every 34 minutes in the United States.
Make-A-Wish serves a unique and vital role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical illnesses.
There was an air of valiance on Monday morning about downtown Greenville as a service in recognition of Veterans Day took place in front of the World War II Memorial.
ARCOLA — Funeral arrangements for Natasha Edwards, 37, of Arcola, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. She died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
Deer Creek School senior Jarod Satterfield, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is a player who always puts his team first.
In week two of the season, the Warriors needed a quarterback after Ethan Allegrezza injured his hand, and Satterfield immediately said he was willing to do the job.
The weather this week has been cold, really cold, with a freeze warning that is expected to end sometime Wednesday.
According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, temperatures this week in Greenville dropped to a low of 20 degrees Tuesday evening but are picking up a little Wednesday with a high of 46 degrees.
President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador once hosted a panel on unfounded conspiracy theories that Islamic fundamentalists are secretly trying to destroy America by changing the country's institutions and culture and imposing Sharia law.
Kentucky forward Reid Travis (22) pulls down a rebound while forward PJ Washington (25) pushes back on a Mississippi State player during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
There's no politician -- not one -- who has risen further faster than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Two years ago at this time, she was bartending and waitressing in New York. Now the New York congresswoman is the face of the liberal left in the Democratic Party nationally.
Mississippi guard Breein Tyree (4) agonizes over their loss to Tennessee in an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Tennessee won 73-71. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.