Like all restaurants and bars throughout the region, Spectators Pub and Eatery went through lean times once the coronavirus pandemic hit. But, the establishment, located at 139 S. Walnut St., recently opened with many new improvements.
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As of Friday, there were 165 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths as a result of the virus in Washington County, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
There were 418 new cases reported Friday for the state of Mississippi, bringing the total thus far to 14,790. There have been 710 deaths statewide.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced last week that athletic teams in the state can begin practicing on June 1, and Greenville High School football coach Quintarus McCray said he is excited about the news that allows him and his Hornets to get back to work.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Kevin R. Reed, 49, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville, with Bishop Nathaniel Shanali officiating. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020.
LELAND — Graveside services for Kenny Otho Horton, 82, a long-time resident of Leland, were held Saturday, May 23, at Leland-Stoneville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his home surrounded by family.
Washington School's Hannah Ashley receives educational scholarship from Mississippi Tennis AssociationBy DAVID W. HEALY,
Washington School’s Hannah Ashley was recently awarded one of two educational scholarships given each year by the Mississippi Tennis Association. Hannah earned the scholarship not just for her excellent grades in the classroom, but also for her service in the community.
OXFORD — Ole Miss lost one of the university’s groundbreaking students and iconic football players with the passing of Robert Jerry “Ben” Williams, Jr., 65, on Monday of natural causes at St. Dominic Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi.
Funeral arrangements are still pending.
Even though the Summer Art Camps at the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center cannot take place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Greenville Arts Council staff and volunteers have found a creative way for local children to artistically grow.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Arthur Lee “Jimmy” Cotton, 82, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
A few years ago, the Steve Miller Band released a very fitting song that had lyrics within that were more memorable than the song’s title. “Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin into the future” is the catchy part of the song, but the song’s title, “Fly Like an Eagle” provides advice on how to best spend that time.
The Delta Blues U12 Boys competitive soccer team won the MFC Rush Fall Classic held in Madison on November 16-17. Scoring 22 goals and only allowing 1 against, they defeated teams from Madison, Greenwood, and Vicksburg, and fought to a scoreless tie against a team from Hattiesburg. The Delta Blues team is made up of players from Cleveland and
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, LSU coach Ed Oregon yells at the officials during overtime of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M won 74-72 in seven overtimes.
Kentucky's Tyler Herro (14) dunks near Auburn's Malik Dunbar (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. Kentucky won 80-53. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
JACKSON — The Devilettes were nervous before the game started Monday, but when tipoff came it never showed.
Arkansas forward Adrio Bailey (2) pulls up for a 3-point shot over Mississippi State defender Reggie Perry (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)