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STARKVILLE — The Greenville High School boys basketball team may have let the lead slip away Tuesday night, but the Hornets never lost their composure as they roared back in the fourth quarter to defeat Germantown 71-58 in the semifinals of the MHSAA Region 3-6A Tournament at Starkville.
Members of The Progressive Art and Civic Club of Greenville meet in preparation of their annual Lizzie W. Coleman Day Program. The third Sunday in February was designated as Lizzie W. Coleman Day by Mayor Errick Simmons and the City of Greenville. The program will begin 3 p.m. Sunday at Lizzie W. Coleman Middle School Auditorium 400 Dr.
In a land of equals, some folks are more equal than others. Just like in the United States of America, large cities generally are centers of wealth and small cities located in agricultural regions aren’t.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Patsy Shaw, 66, of Shaw, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Vessels of Mercy, Greenville, with the Rev. Morris McCaskill officiating. She died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. Burial will be at Lakewood Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Robert Lee Putman, 64, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at his home.
BATESVILLE — Greenville High School senior Jeanee Anderson scored 31 points to help lift her team to a 53-49 comeback victory over South Panola Friday night.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was the Rebels' defensive coordinator from 2008-11 under former coach Houston Nutt.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A utility giant will pay a $5 million penalty in the wake of a scandal over the use of paid, phony supporters for a new $210 million gas fired power plant, but it will also be allowed to go ahead with construction of the plant, the New Orleans City Council unanimously decided Thursday.
Mississippi State forward Abdul Ado (24) blocks a shot from Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Austin Kelly, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had just hit a grand slam Monday night, but after he got back to the dugout you would have hardly known it.
President Donald Trump was able to win the White House in 2016 despite being the least liked major party nominee in history. Today, more people continue to dislike than like Trump.
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Greenville Christian School claimed two 2A Division 2 Junior High basket championships on their home floor on Saturday. In the second game of the afternoon, Greenville Christian defeated the St. Joe Fighting Irish 43-24.
Each year we hear the multiple explosions of fireworks on the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve.
We admit to participating in the explosions. It’s one of the pure pleasures in life.
But, we all know, lighting fireworks within the city limits is illegal.