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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy Williams, 62, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Arbor Walk Health Care Center, Greenville.
Most people have a particular Christmas story they enjoy revisiting every year. My favorite story, however, isn’t about Santa Claus, a magical snowman or flying reindeer. Mine is a World War II story of a Canadian soldier who was captured Christmas Day 1941 while stationed in China and wound up a Japanese Prisoner-of-War for four years.
All of the city’s community recycling bins will soon be rid of due to grant funds for the bins being exhausted.
Kathy Avis of OmniSource/Steel Dynamics Inc., said she anticipates the city’s four bins will be completely removed by Thursday at the latest.
Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson, two best friends who play football for the St. Joseph Catholic School football team, made it official Wednesday as they both signed college scholarships to play college football at the highest level.
In observance of the Christmas holiday, trash pick up schedules and city hall hours of operation will be affected in Washington County towns and municipalities.
Greenville City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, and Wednesday, Christmas Day.
City Hall will resume its regular hours Thursday.
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.
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.
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — A man who shot and killed four people he held hostage in a Mississippi home has died from gunshot wounds he received during the 12-hour standoff, authorities said Sunday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was the Rebels' defensive coordinator from 2008-11 under former coach Houston Nutt.
Alabama guard Dazon Ingram (12) celebrates in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-67. With Ingram are Donta Hall (0) and Kira Lewis Jr. (2). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House members on Thursday overwhelmingly supported a plan to ease some penalties for those accused or convicted of crimes, as its sponsor again acknowledged the bill constitutes "baby steps."