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O’Bannon High School’s Zion Jessie, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is one of only eight seniors on this year’s Greenwaves team. It is his job to set an example for the players on his young team. Despite the early set backs this season for O’Bannon, Jessie has always worked hard at getting better.
AVON – With the expectation of a significant downpour on the game’s regularly scheduled night, Thursday night football in the Delta ended with a Coffeeville High School Pirates 30- 0 win over the host Riverside High School Bulldogs (2-5).
CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Marvin Leflore, 71, of Cleveland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Byas Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
From 25 yards out, Larry Anderson ran in the winning touchdown to lead his Bears to victory Monday night in a 7-9 year-old flag football game at the Wards Recreation Center.
HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.
Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.
The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues.
The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday.
When a story of domestic abuse comes to light, the average person’s gut reaction is typically, “Why don’t they just leave?”
What may seem like an obviously simple solution to those who have never been in that situation is anything but.
This week, a Greenville woman died after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend.
Residents are invited to head over to the airport this weekend to check out, and perhaps even ride, an airplane for a while.
The Greenville Mid-Delta Regional Airport from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday will be hosting its inaugural Greenville Aviation Day.
Several county roads and bridges are pending state funding for improvements and repairs, according to county engineer Marcus Hooker Sr.
At Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, Hooker discussed projects throughout the county that will soon be getting underway for repairs.
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — A man who shot and killed four people he held hostage in a Mississippi home has died from gunshot wounds he received during the 12-hour standoff, authorities said Sunday.
Alabama guard Dazon Ingram (12) celebrates in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-67. With Ingram are Donta Hall (0) and Kira Lewis Jr. (2). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson, left, argues a call with a referee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 79-78.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is fouled as he goes up between Missouri's Reed Nikko (14) and Xavier Pinson (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
Chattanooga forward Ramon Vila (15) works for a shot against Wofford forward Cameron Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP photo/Wade Payne)
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 are blocked after a landslide occurred after several days of heavy rains Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, north of Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Mississippi forward Bruce Stevens (12) shoots against Tennessee's Grant Williams (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 in Oxford, Miss. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
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Greenville made the front page of the USA Today on Wednesday and its was for something we can be proud.
Joyce Hunter-Knox, a local barber, has been taking blood pressure readings of her clients for years to help fight heart disease as part of a program run by the state’s health department.
"There is a crisis of trust in American Democracy." That is how the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy report, "Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America," opens. We have found crises in journalism, in the state of social media and even in how we define what it means to be an American.