I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.
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STONEVILLE — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Stoneville Area Office is hosting its 43rd annual African American History Program beginning at 11 a.m. Friday in the conference room of the Charles W. Capps Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville.
BAY SPRINGS — Donnie Smith may be just a freshman, but he is already stepping up big on the biggest stage for the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team.
Whatever you do, don’t feed the plant!
Less than a week away from opening night, “Little Shop of Horrors” presented by Delta Center Stage (DCS) is set to debut at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jake and Freda Stein Hall at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.
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.
HATTIESBURG — Funeral arrangements for Timothy Robinson, 57, of Hattiesburg and formerly of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Forest County Hospital, Hattiesburg.
Prairie View (11-12, 9-1) vs. Jackson State (9-15, 6-5)
Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jackson State looks for its fourth straight win over Prairie View at Williams Center. The last victory for the Panthers at Jackson State was a 61-55 win on Feb. 14, 2015.
Deer Creek School seniors Montana Haley and Mary Grace Hobart were once younger players on the Warrior softball team. Now that they are in their last year at Deer Creek School they say they want to do whatever they can to help their still developing teammates be successful.
ARCOLA — The outcome of the game was over early in Deer Creek’s 51-33 home victory over North Sunflower Academy Thursday night.
Miami players react on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)