The St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team has won its last four games in a convincing manner. On Thursday night, the Irish (9-4) stormed out to an early lead as they breezed by an undermanned Manchester Academy team, 52-17.
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The Mississippi River Chapter will host the 23rd Annual National Wild Turkey Banquet February 7th at the Washington County Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
RULEVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Ernestine L. Fisher, 66, of Ruleville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at North Sunflower Medical Center, Ruleville.
A new Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program has gotten underway at the Hodding Carter Memorial YMCA.
According to the American Heart Association, of the nearly 80 million adults who have high blood pressure in this country, less than half have it under control.
Larry Byars Sr.
GREENVILLE — Larry Tyrone Byars Sr., 82, of Greenville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center. He was born in Washington County to the late Sentelmore and Sarah Brady-Byars.
On February 5, President Donald Trump will finally get to deliver his State of the Union address after agreeing to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request to hold off on the speech during the 35-day government shutdown.
Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
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.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
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.
Georgia head coach Tom Crean yells at his team during an NCAA college basketball game against Florida, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (Lauren Bacho/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jean Newsom, 65, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Baptist Medical Center, Jackson.
Charles Kerg Jr.
Riverside High School held a lighting a candle ceremony Friday, Feb. 15 for the first National Honors Society induction at Riverside High School.