LELAND- Fourth quarter contributions from several Leland Lady Cubs helped them advanced to the second round of the 2A Region 3 finals with a hard fought 56-37 win over the East Union Lady Urchins Monday night. Leland senior guard Camariyah Butler led all scores with 24 points and provided consistent offense all evening.
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St. Joseph Fighting Irish head coach James Hunter knew that Thursday night’s 68-51 win over Claiborne County in the quarterfinals of the South State Tournament was bittersweet. His starters played so well in the first half that from the opening play of the second half, officials invoked mercy rule and allowed the clock to run uninterrupted.
One Washington County school district will be recognized for its most recent successes in academic achievement.
The Western Line School District (WLSD), in its continuing “Commitment to Excellence in Education,” is getting in gear for the 48th annual Mississippi School Board Conference.
Local female teenagers have a chance to join together this weekend for a day of healing and growth.
The inaugural #aCall2Purity - Workshop for Teens will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at a location that will remain disclosed after registration.
Delta Pediatric Care is preparing to relocate from Greenville to Leland and operate in a new facility by late spring.
Owner of Delta Pediatric Care Maureen Gallagher announced the new facility will be the former CHILD Development Center at the Leland United Methodist Church.
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jessie Mae Sutton, 96, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
GREENVILLE — Ethel Juanita Hughes Edwards, 88, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Clinton Healthcare, Clinton.
She was born Feb. 14, 1931, in Charleston. She was a member of the New Life Church in Greenville.
Prairie View (11-12, 9-1) vs. Jackson State (9-15, 6-5)
Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jackson State looks for its fourth straight win over Prairie View at Williams Center. The last victory for the Panthers at Jackson State was a 61-55 win on Feb. 14, 2015.
Miami players react on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Deer Creek School seniors Montana Haley and Mary Grace Hobart were once younger players on the Warrior softball team. Now that they are in their last year at Deer Creek School they say they want to do whatever they can to help their still developing teammates be successful.