Even though the Summer Art Camps at the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center cannot take place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Greenville Arts Council staff and volunteers have found a creative way for local children to artistically grow.
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LELAND — Graveside services for Eddie Beasley, 62, of Leland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Caney Cemetery, Delta City, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died May 11, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Arthur Lee Cotton, 82, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Holly Ridge Cemetery, Holly Ridge. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.. Services are under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced last week that athletic teams in the state can begin practicing on June 1, and Greenville High School football coach Quintarus McCray said he is excited about the news that allows him and his Hornets to get back to work.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Kevin R. Reed, 49, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville, with Bishop Nathaniel Shanali officiating. He died Thursday, May 21, 2020.
United Way of Washington County (UWWC) is pleased to announce it received a $2,600 grant from Truist Financial Corporation to provide food and medical services in Washington County. Delta Regional Medical Center was awarded a portion of the grant by the United Way of Washington County to be used for COVID-19 medical needs.
GREENVILLE — Private graveside services for Adolph Buckner, 78, of Greenville, will be Saturday, May 2, at Buckner-Marshall, Winterville, with Minister Alfred Redmon officiating. He died Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
LELAND — As a senior, Camariyah (C.C.) Butler was the unquestioned leader of the Leland High School girls basketball team last season.
And, while school is now over because of the coronavirus crisis, Camariyah is still exhibiting strong leadership to both her teammates and her younger brothers and sisters.
Paul Lacoste Sports has been in Greenville this summer giving people more than the average full-body workout.
Downtown Greenville received significant damage after early Saturday morning’s storms that blew through the area.
Both Mayor Errick Simmons and Gov. Phil Bryant on Saturday declared a state of emergency for the City of Greenville as a result of the storm damages.
After fines were levied against members of Temple Baptist Church for holding a drive-in church service, the Alliance for Defending Freedom filed a civil suit in the Northern District Court of Mississippi on Good Friday, April 10.
The federal government, through the Department of Justice, issued a statement of interest Tuesday.
LELAND — There’s only a week left for folks to hop on over to Leland for a day of live music and family fun at the Frog Fest and Highway 61 Blues Festival.
In lieu of this year’s canceled Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, the 20th annual Highway 61 Blues Festival is returning to its home base of Leland.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A federal judge ordered a shipping company to pay $2 million in fines after one of its tankers illegally dumped oily waste into the Gulf of Mexico.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Another former official has been charged with voter fraud in an unfolding investigation in a Mississippi town.
Ten-year-old Jonathan Bates Jr. has a fearless personality just like his father and grandfather. It is why he has a love of racing cars and why he is not afraid to keep racing against better competition.
Bates started racing go karts a few years ago, but he has done so well that he is already moved up to race against grown adults.
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Texas Southern won its eighth straight game, topping Mississippi Valley State 92-80 on Monday night.
John Jones had 17 points for Texas Southern (16-11, 11-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Eden Ewing added 13 points. Devocio Butler had 10 points for the hosts.
Rep. Ed Blackmon, D-Canton argues against the Landowner Protection Act, which would reduce the liability of business owners when someone is injured on their property, during a meeting of the House Judiciary A Committee, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss.