Jequann Roberson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had a life experience last year that few high school athletes will ever know. Now, he is hoping to use that experience to help him grow as a person and a basketball player.
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Robert Williams Jr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Robert Williams Jr., 78, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Richard Kent Jr.
Dr. Ed Egger and Dr. Bill Schaffarzick have been friends for decades and they have a lot of similarities.
They are the quintessential baby boomers. They are both in the medical profession. Egger is an ophthalmologist and Schaffarzick is a dentist.
They like to hunt and fish. Both can tell a good hunting story.
Greenville resident Michael A. Kelly has spent a good part of the last 40 years taking pictures of Delta wildlife. Kelly floats down the Mississippi River and other local tributaries in his small paddle boat for many of his pictures.
Greenville High School junior Jakayla Williams, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had an opportunity during the offseason and has made the most of it.
Williams was already an outstanding shooter as a sophomore, but this summer she worked hard on all parts of her game to become a complete player.
Clifton King Jr.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
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)
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)
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.
There are moments when Monica Ellis goes into mom mode as she watches her daughter, Taylor, pitch for the Greenville Christian School softball team.
Monica Ellis, the coach of the Lady Saints, says her daughter wears her heart on her sleeve. When Taylor is hurting, she is too.
Ezekiel Brown Jr.
The Mississippi Economic Council will be bringing its statewide tour to Washington County this week.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Jennings scored a season-high 22 points, Bianca Cuevas-Moore added 19 and Destanni Henderson had 18 in leading No. 11 South Carolina to a 96-77 victory over Florida on Sunday.
CARY — Funeral arrangements for Margaret “Red Ree” Williams, 71, of Cary, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson