Some needs, especially during the holiday season, are never ending and because of that fact, Washington, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) opened its Family Wish Tree Program on Nov. 1.
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Known throughout the world for its outstanding pottery, McCarty’s of Merigold will be on display for a one-night event this week at the Greenville Arts Council.
An opportunity to rectify one of the several problems, failing underdrain pipes, caused by this year’s flood disaster is underway.
The ongoing project, which consists of replacing storm water under-drain pipes that failed on state route 814, also known as the Broadway Loop, began some weeks ago.
After not being able to open nearly all year, Warfield Point Park officially reopened Saturday.
Warfield Point Park director Donald Davis made the announcement at Monday morning’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Mid-Delta Regional Airport director Sam Washington appeared before Greenville City Council last week to discuss specialized airport software related to maintenance and inspection of the airfield.
Last week, Washington County was awarded their level 1-3 Maintenance Certificates for the ACT Work Ready Communities during the 2019 ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina.
It could be quite some time before the county is able to obtain a new generator for the Washington County Convention Center.
OREGON — Memorial services for Rubyn Ellis, 21, of Oregon and formerly of Louise, will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Howard Austin Performing Arts Center, Belzoni, with Pastor Joshua Milam officiating. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.
Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.
Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.
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.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
City Council members will be looking to increase fines and jail time for discharging firearms in the city limits.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Susie Young, 91, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Little Sister Church, Avon, with the Rev. Kenneth Chester officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery, Avon, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Roosevelt Jernigan, 79, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Vanderbilt forward Matthew Moyer (13) and Florida guard Jalen Hudson (3) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)