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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For the second straight season, the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team captured a regional state championship. Now, the Fighting Irish have their sites set on winning it all.
The Fighting Irish (17-4) defeated Discovery Christian 65-41 Saturday in the championship game of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.
BAY SPRINGS — The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team defeated Hebron Christian 71-35 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the MAIS Class 2A State Basketball Tournament at Sylva-Bay Academy.
The Lady Saints jumped out to a 38-20 halftime lead and never let up.
A moment of brilliance on a pass from sophomore Noah Ashley to senior Caleb Janous sealed the victory for the Washington School boys soccer team Monday night.
LELAND- Fourth quarter contributions from several Leland Lady Cubs helped them advanced to the second round of the 2A Region 3 finals with a hard fought 56-37 win over the East Union Lady Urchins Monday night. Leland senior guard Camariyah Butler led all scores with 24 points and provided consistent offense all evening.
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.”
Don Gleason Sr.
OXFORD — Don Oliver Gleason Sr., 77, of Oxford, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Born in Greenwood, he was the son of John H. and Betty Caperton (Eastland) Gleason, of Doddsville, in Sunflower County.
James Malone Jr.
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — Continental AG is beginning to gear up worker training at the $1.4 billion tire-making complex that it's building in central Mississippi, as it aims to start producing truck tires by next January.
In the beginning of the season, Greenville High School boys basketball coach Delmar Sprouse said his team had the personality of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Sprouse’s Hornets would play great team ball one game, and then appear like a completely different team a game later.