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David Cochran Jr. is Washington County’s newest Mississippi Levee Board Commissioner winning by a total of 1,332 votes to opponent Drew Newsom’s 646 votes.
There was a total of 1,978 votes cast in Tuesday’s election with 67.34% of the votes being in favor of Cochran and 32.66% in favor of Newsom.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Arbilla Michelle Nero, 45, of Greenville, were held Wednesday at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville, with Pastor Ruben Lewis officiating. She died Thursday, May 21, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Edward L. “WeWe” Walker, 50, of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at Delta Heights Cemetery, Cleveland, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
The City of Greenville Water Department this week began implementing a walk-up payment center for customers who wish to pay their utility bill in person as City Hill is still closed to the general public.
CLEVELAND — Owen R. Warren, 83, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
MOUND BAYOU — Graveside services for Barbara A. “Bobbie” Hayes-Davis, 50, of Mound Bayou, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Marigold Cemetery, Marigold, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Melveree Bender-Billings, 70, of Shelby, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Grenada Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Grenada.
Grambling State (13-15, 7-8) vs. Mississippi Valley State (6-24, 4-12)
Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that one of Mississippi's 52 state Senate districts violates the Voting Rights Act because it does not give African-American voters an "equal opportunity" to elect a candidate of their choice.
Mississippi State guard Lamar Peters (2) shoots a basket against Kentucky during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)