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In perhaps the Delta’s most hotly contested non district rivalry, the Gentry High School Rams boys swept the Greenville High Hornets 59-42 in the Highway 82 series. Hornets fans had reason to hope from the opening tip as senior guard Morgan Green secured a wayward ball and made an uncontested layup for the first basket of the game.
With the Christmas holiday right around the corner, many adults are undoubtedly working to fulfill as many wishes on their child’s wishlist as possible.
Willie Mae Miller
ARCOLA — Funeral services for Natasha Edwards, 37, of Arcola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mount Horeb MB Church, Greenville, with the Rev. Ricky Vassar officiating. She died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Greenville. Services are under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.
There was a meeting of the minds Tuesday to discuss how the goals of increased enrollment at Mississippi Valley State University, a strong work force in Washington County and greater access to educational opportunities could be achieved with the Greenville Higher Education Center (GHEC) serving as the catalyst for reaching those goals.
With Thanksgiving this week, the Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people in the community what they are thankful for this year. This is what they said.
Wendy Smith, of Greenville:
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.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.
SENATONIA — Ray Harper, 77, of Senatobia, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at North Delta Hospice, Southaven.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Ray and Winnie Harper; wife, Sue Harper; and grandson, Elijah Thomas Harper.
Workers with the City of Vicksburg start construction on one of the three flood wall gates on Levee Street in Vicksburg Miss., on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019. According to the National Weather Service the Mississippi River is currently at 44.69 feet and is expected to reach 48.9 feet. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post, via AP)
Mississippi State guard Lamar Peters (2) shoots a basket against Kentucky during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
GREENVILLE — Anne H. Causey, 93, of Greenville, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Baptist Hospital, Southaven. Private services will be held at a later date.
She was a retired clerk at Super Stop on Main in Greenville.