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Of all the illnesses that have spread in my lifetime, COVID-19 wins the most confusing award.
People have been receiving mixed messages from the very beginning of this pandemic and the madness still continues.
The United Way Housing Initiative Committee has canceled the 2020 workday due to Covid-19. The decision was a difficult one to make. But given the circumstances our housing committee felt it was the right decision to make.
Sitting on my barstool at The Rack & Cue Monday evening after a grueling day of work at the Delta Democrat-Times, I was pondering what I would write for a column for our next edition.
Then a buddy of mine tapped me on the shoulder and pointed at a man playing billiards behind me.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise rapidly in the state, the Washington County Regional Correctional Facility has taken strides to minimize the potential for further outbreaks at the facility as well as the county jail.
In the 1970s, the Robertson Plumbing fastpitch softball team was a dynasty. Under coach Gene Angel, the Greenville team won four straight state championships between 1971 and 1975.
The team featured many talented former high school and college baseball players and even had former major league baseball player Bobby Etheridge on it.
Leland resident Billy Johnson has been gardening nearly his entire life. He first started gardening at the age of 7, under the helpful eye of his grandfather, Billy Condon. Johnson said he believes Leland has some of the most fertile soil in the world and the city once had a large community of gardeners.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.
GREENVILLE — Memorial services for Patricia Ann Fountain, 62, of Greenville, were held Friday, April 24, at Bush Funeral Services, Leland, with Minister Tommy Rodgers officiating. She passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Allegiance Specialty Hospital, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Arthur Lee “Jimmy” Cotton, 82, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Local sports culture mirrors its larger national counterpart.
Celebration of football, basketball, baseball and hockey are the norm while track and field fights for public attention and support.
Yet, in track and field, some of the most amazing unheralded accomplishments are taking place right under our noses in the Delta.
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:
The Daily Leader on the response of churches to sexual abuse accusations: