Yvette McPherson’s name still hangs boldly on the wall of the Washington School gymnasium for a reason. Now the head girls basketball coach for the Lady Generals, McPherson was an All-State player in high school when she graduated in 1989. Longtime followers of the program say she was one of the best to ever play for the school.
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BELZONI — Eunice Geanice Cox Boyles, Granny, gained her wings to Heaven on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2019, after an extended illness. She was surrounded by loved ones as she passed away peacefully at the age of 93.
Willie Mae Wilson
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Willie Mae Wilson, 93, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Green officiating. She died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Burial will be at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa is inviting all those who are interested in starting the new year off with a fresh and exciting career opportunity to its upcoming job fair.
Many Christmas wishes came true this week for several local youth living in foster care.
The fourth annual Christmas Party for Annis’ Children, a ministry of St. James Episcopal Church, was held Wednesday evening in the church’s parish hall.
An opportunity to rectify one of the several problems, failing underdrain pipes, caused by this year’s flood disaster is underway.
The ongoing project, which consists of replacing storm water under-drain pipes that failed on state route 814, also known as the Broadway Loop, began some weeks ago.
Medical marijuana has long been an either welcomed or shunned idea as treatment for medical conditions.
At Wednesday’s regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Greenville Public School District, Superintendent Dr. Debra Dace informed the board of the progress the district is making towards the goal of an improved accountability score from their current F ranking.
LELAND — Due to expected rains and possible thunderstorms Saturday, Nov. 30, the Christmas on Deer Creek celebrations have been postponed a day.
Several bridges and two roads are currently or will soon be temporarily closed for emergency purposes at the recommendation of the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s Office of State Aid Road Construction.
The two county roads being posted as closed are Dyson and Dogleg roads.
Delta Workforce Development Area and Warren Washington Issaquena Sharkey Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) is hosting a celebration for their graduates at 6 p.m. tonight at the Washington County Convention Center.
Fire Marshal Vernon Murphree gave his final goodbye this week to the Greenville Fire Department after 25 years of service.
Murphree has been long time member of the fire department since graduating the academy in 1994 alongside Chief Ruben Brown.
Gloria J. Price-Wilson
Inverness - Funeral services for Gloria J. Price-Wilson, 58, of Inverness, will be held at Pleasant Valley First Baptist Church, Inverness, at 11 a.m.. Bro. Billy Moore will be officiating. Visitations is from 2-6 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
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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.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.