Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
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Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.
For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.
Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house.
He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.
When I snuggled in bed under my blankets Friday night, I didn’t expect I’d soon be waking up to the sound of tornado sirens.
I knew the South was expecting some bad weather that night, but I didn’t anticipate what actually came through the region.
We stood on Washington Avenue Saturday afternoon watching large equipment roll through one of the older standing buildings in Greenville.
We knew the coming firestorm on social media would be interesting to watch, but also a bit disheartening.
A few things to be sure of:
LELAND — The home standing Leland Cubs (1-9) couldn’t sustain their offensive efficiency and competitive fire for four quarters as they fell to the Gentry High School Rams 68-58 Saturday night. The Cubs kept the game close and took a couple of second half leads only to see Gentry regain control.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donald Wiliams, 53, of Greenville and formerly of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
Lanier Loper has always been an active girl.
As a small child, her days were mostly planned out in advance. It was one activity after another.
“It actually seems weird for me when I have a day off,” Lanier said. “I am used to always doing something.”
Today, Lanier is still keeping busy.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state senator has returned to the Mississippi Capitol, just over a month after he had a stroke.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is working toward enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, in a race with other states to push a legal challenge to the more conservative U.S. Supreme Court.
Georgia forwards Derek Ogbeide (34) and Mike Edwards (32) shake hands with Mississippi forward Bruce Stevens (12) and his teammates after an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Ira Jones Jr.
Hollandale - Funeral services for Ira Jones Jr., 85, of Hollandale, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
He passed at his residence April 25 and will be buried under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
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.