An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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Independence Day this year will be quite different from those in the past with social distancing and the need for protective masks becoming the new normal.
Elijah Moore, a former head football coach at Greenville High School and a man who spent more than 60 years coaching and teaching Greenville children, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are pending.
This week, the newsroom of the Delta Democrat-Times was given a new home. Before you start calling your friends, yes, we are still very much in business and no, we have not moved away from our building on Broadway Street.
The municipal trash pickup schedule will be altered this week as the city observes the Fourth of July
Today’s trash route will be picked up as regularly scheduled.
Thursday and Friday’s routes will be completed this Thursday.
There will be no routes on Friday.
ROANOKE, Va. — Graveside services for Era Pinion Campbell, 82, of Roanoke, Virginia, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at Lakeview Gardens. She passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem, Virginia. Arrangements were under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Aaron Swan Sr.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Aaron Swan Sr., 66, of Indianola, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, with the Rev. Billy Barber officiating. He died Friday, June 5, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 680 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths as a result of the virus in Mississippi, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
The state’s total number of coronavirus cases is 27,067 and there have been 1,056 deaths in total.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
St. Joseph Catholic School senior Trey Benson did not want his high school career to end Friday night, and in the second half he and his teammates made the plays to make sure it continued.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.
SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Larry Taylor, 61, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Barbara Ann Stamps, 56, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Sharkey-Issaquena Hospital, Rolling Fork.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Elizabeth Griffin Robinson, 75, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Patricia Ann Watson, 60, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Mount Ollie, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.