The holiday season is upon us and several in the Greenville community are making strides to ensure the upcoming days, as a popular Christmas carol goes, “merry and bright.”
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Some needs, especially during the holiday season, are never ending and because of that fact, Washington, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) opened its Family Wish Tree Program on Nov. 1.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Errol Marque Holt, 40, Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis.
ARCOLA — Funeral services for Natasha Edwards, 37, of Arcola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mount Horeb MB Church, Greenville, with the Rev. Ricky Vassar officiating. She died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Greenville. Services are under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Doris Lucille Hardy Branning Laird, 90, of Greenville will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Nov. 11, at Washington Care Center. Burial will be in Hollandale Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.
After defeating Porter’s Chapel 56-0 last Friday to complete a perfect 10-0 regular season, the St. Joseph Catholic School football team players and coaches now turn their eyes on capturing a third straight state MAIS high school championship.
David W. Healy
In their season opening 65-46 home victory over Greenwood Thursday night, the Greenville High School girls basketball team looked sharp and effective for many minutes of the game.
When the streets of our town are full of people from other places, it’s a chance for us to shine.
And shine we did.
The Delta Hot Tamale Festival has grown over the years to become the premiere Greenville downtown festival.
It’s got a few things going for it for sure.
It’s open to everyone.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Andrew Griffin, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
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)
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.
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)
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.