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Rotary District Governor applauds local club for polio eradication efforts

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.



1 man arrested in connection to shooting child

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man is behind bars for a shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital, and more arrests are expected to follow.

On Monday, GPD officers arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis in the 500 block of South Broadway Street.

Lewis was arrested in connection to the early Sunday morning shooting on Eighth Street.


Final election results

By STAFF REPORT,

The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.

Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.


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Thomas Barr

Washington School’s Thomas Barr has been named the Planters Bank Player of the Week. Barr, a midfielder, scored two goals in the Generals 5-0 home victory over Bayou Academy Wednesday. 


Lion King

 Lucy Webb kindergarteners Devion Hudson, from left, Xavier Turner and Jerriuna Bowie hold up Simba during the first act of The Lion King before an audience of classmates, parents and administrators Friday. The program features songs and skits and tells the story of a young cub who becomes a king.




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When Jackie came to town

Editor’s note: Longtime Greenville resident Gil Worth Sr. spent a summer as the batboy for the Atlanta Crackers. Worth, now 86, came to Greenville as a young serviceman for the United States Air Force. He met his wife, Beth, in Greenville and later started a successful tire company.


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