As a young boy, Isaac Morris, spent many weekends on road trips to different towns throughout the region. His father, Isaac Morris Sr., was a professional wrestler. Young Morris got an up close view of the wrestling industry, from drop kicks and body slams to selling tickets and putting up and taking down the ring.
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GREENVILLE — Michael David Prine, 63, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Kamillea L.D. Watson, 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Mound Bayou, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Methodist South Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donna Faye Johnson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.
Local police are investigating the death of man found inside a manhole in downtown Greenville this morning.
At about 11:30 a.m. today, officers with the Greenville Police Department went to the 800 block of Washington Avenue in reference to a possible body found inside a manhole after receiving a call from a concerned local resident.
While a swearing-in of three council members is scheduled for noon Monday at City Hall, a petition to contest the Dec. 9 city election results for the Ward 1 Council Member seat was filed on Friday, Dec. 27.
Many people enjoy using fireworks to get their new year kicked off with a bang.
With several firework stands set up across the county, many residents have been stocking up for a night of fun.
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.
North Carolina State Head Coach Kevin Keatts looks towards the court in the final moments of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
Alabama forward Daniel Giddens (4) shoots between Vanderbilt defenders Clevon Brown (15) and Simisola Shittu (11) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lula Jones, 68, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Baptist Desoto Hospital, Southaven.
One of victim Vicente Juarez's daughter Diana Juarez cries as she touch a cross at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday.
ARCOLA — The Deer Creek Warriors gave the visiting Lee Academy Cougars quite a fight in their Homecoming game winning 38-28.
After the Warriors opened up the first series of the game with a three and out, The Cougars responded swiftly with a 42-yard touchdown run and a successful 2-point attempt.
Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19, died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said they received the call at approximately 11 p.m.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.
The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson Sanders.