Members of the Greenville Kiwanis Club gather Tuesday afternoon at Shipley’s to make final mixing plans for their annual pancake breakfast. The Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast will be from 6:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at Buster Brown Community Center.
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After a few weeks of being on the rise, the Mighty Mississippi is expected to stop swelling this week in the Queen City.
The Mississippi River on the Greenville gage is expected to crest at 51.3 feet Friday, which is a few feet higher than its 48-foot flood stage.
BAY SPRINGS — The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team fought to the bitter end Saturday night, but in the end the Lady Saints could not overcome a bad shooting night.
JACKSON — The season did not end the way the Washington School Generals hoped it would, but this does not take away from the accomplishment of all that the team achieved this season.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
An investigation into the fire that destroyed the Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic this weekend is underway. However, heavy rainfall in the region could impact the development of the investigation.
“The excess rain has impeded the progress of the investigation,” Greenville Fire Department Chief Ruben Brown said Monday afternoon.
Old Man River has reached its peak this week and is already on the decline.
Mississippi Levee Board Chief Engineer Peter Nimrod said the Mississippi River on the Greenville gauge crested at 50 feet Monday — two feet higher than flood stage — and stayed steady throughout the day.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to increase the salary of the county coroner.
County Coroner Methel Johnson requested her monthly salary be increased from $900 per month to $1,250 per month, bringing her annual total to $15,000.
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.
Washington School’s Brett Etheridge goes strong to the rim Friday in the Generals victory over Kirk.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is fouled as he goes up between Missouri's Reed Nikko (14) and Xavier Pinson (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
At least 13 people who knew James Brown have said they want an autopsy or a criminal investigation of his death, according to a new CNN investigative series.