In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
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The first death from COVID-19 in Washington County was confirmed on Tuesday.
A 76-year old former teacher and poll worker died from effects of the virus on Friday, April 3.
Family members of the deceased said she was initially tested on March 24. She had a slight headache and other symptoms.
On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves issued a statewide shelter-in-place order that went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and ending 8 a.m. April 20.
ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Barbara Jean Clark, 69, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Friday, March 13, 2020, at Merit Central Hospital, Jackson.
At the height of Benoit native Martavis Moore football career, he had interest from several different NFL teams after completing his collegiate days at Mississippi Delta Community College and the University of Central Arkansas.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) released a press release saying they currently have no immediate plans to restrict high school activities because of the coronavirus situation, but that they are closely monitoring the situation.
Football seasons happen in the fall but are built in the spring. This is the time of year that high school coaches begin to get a feel for the product they’ll be putting on the field in the next six months.
It may not be as prestigious as the Ryder Cup, but the 2020 Muni-Cup is coming back to the Greenville Municipal Golf Course on March 21 and March 22, and golfers competing in the annual event are sure to have a whole lot of fun.
The Greenville Arts Council tonight is hosting their second of three Cocktails at the Carousel events taking this summer.
The public is invited to head over to E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St., from 5-7 p.m. tonight.
LELAND — The Leland Department is seeking the public’s help to find and arrest 27-year-old Indianola resident Latarius Howard.
Leland Police Department Assistant Police Chief Marcus Davis said Howard has outstanding warrants for possession of a controlled substance and weapon possession by a felon.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a teenager who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
Sixteen-year-old Kamrone Lee, of Greenville, has been reported as missing since July 11.
Lee is described as a 5’9”, 110-pound black male with black hair and brown eyes.
Elvridge Hollins Jr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Elvridge Hollins Jr., 73, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at his home. There will be a private burial under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
VICKSBURG — Funeral arrangements for Ellis White, 93, of Vicksburg and formerly of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.
Robert Sibley Jr.
Bottles of wine donated by attendees to 3 Blind Wines fundraiser event hosted at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center by Greenville Arts Council Thursday night.