As we made our way through town doing our job of reporting the news about the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had occasion to keep a mental note of businesses that seemed to operating outside the mandates handed down from the Mayor’s office two Tuesdays ago.
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Greenville High School’s Jeanee Anderson recently signed a scholarship to play basketball at Coahoma County Community College. Anderson’s signing should have been celebrated with her friends, teammates and coaches inside of her school’s library.
Greenville’s river crest is on the rise, and will reach its highest peak of the year thus far.
The Mississippi River reached flood stage last week, which has happened every month this year.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the Greenville gauge measured at 51.2 feet, which is a few feet higher than its 48-foot flood stage.
On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves issued a statewide shelter-in-place order that went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and ending 8 a.m. April 20.
Greenville residents can look forward to many of the sewer and drainage issues around the city being mitigated thanks to the developments in the Sewer Rehabilitation Project (Contract No. 5).
Josh Gilmore Jr.
CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Josh Gilmore Jr., 78, of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
AVON — Now in his 18th spring coaching high school baseball, Boo Ellis has been through this before.
Ellis, the coach at Riverside High School, has won 326 baseball games as a head coach. This season will be one of the year’s he has a young and inexperienced team, meaning he will have to show lots of patience.
AVON — When Jaycee Holeman ran onto the softball field a few weeks ago with her Riverside High School teammates, it was a moment she said she will never forget.
After helping lead the Simmons High School girls basketball team to the MHSAA Class 1A quarterfinals, Devilette sophomore Taylor Lucas-Howard has been named the Planters Bank Player of the Week.
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.