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Kendrix Washington Sr.
St. Joseph Catholic School head football coach John Baker, the Delta Democrat-Times Football Coach of the Year, led the Fighting Irish to a 13-0 record and their third straight MAIS State Championship this season.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Fredrick Shannon, 79, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Matthew AME, with the Rev. Dr. William A. Brown officiating. He died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
LELAND — Due to expected rains and possible thunderstorms Saturday, Nov. 30, the Christmas on Deer Creek celebrations have been postponed a day.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be meeting at 9 a.m. Monday to hear reports from multiple people, including the Emergency Management Director, County Engineer, Road Manager and Planning Director.
Greenville’s Maude Bryan Park is due for some revitalization and city leaders and community members have begun working to that end.
Mayor Errick Simmons on Tuesday morning was at Maude Bryan Park to discuss improvements soon to be made to the park.
LELAND — Only one week remains until folks can head over to Leland to watch the Deer Creek lights shine as Santa Claus comes to town.
This year’s Christmas on Deer Creek is set to be another two-day event starting the evening of Friday, Nov. 29, with the bulk of festivities continuing Saturday, Nov. 30.
On a cloudy mild November day in Jackson last Friday, Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson played the last games of their careers for the St. Joseph Catholic School Fighting Irish.
The 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down isn’t taking place for another few months, but organizers are seeking volunteers to assist at the event.
Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council co-chairman Kenny Magee said while financial donations are welcomed and highly appreciated, they need food and volunteers to assist the veterans.
John Self Sr.
HOUMA, La. — John Calvin Self Sr., 76 passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in his home in Houma Louisiana. He was a retired diesel mechanic and Vietnam War veteran. He is being cremated by the heritage funeral home in New Orleans, Louisiana.
SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Essie Bass, 88, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Jackson.
The Honeybees have completed a perfect regular season.
After a 51-47 hard-fought road victory over Holmes County Central on Tuesday, the Greenville High School girls basketball team is now 27-0.
It is the first time a Greenville High School basketball team has ever had an undefeated regular season.
Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) looks for a teammate while LSU forward Ayana Mitchell (5) reaches in to attempt a steal during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
LSU's Marlon Taylor, left, pulls down a rebound near teammate Ja'vonte Smart, middle, and Kentucky's PJ Washington, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
Tennessee guard Jordan Bowden (23) dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
Walter Adams Jr.
Greenville – Funeral services for Walter Henry Adams Jr., 66, of Greenville, are 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.