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AVON — Simmons High School boys basketball coach Carl Lucas is still trying to understand what type of young team he has, but on Tuesday night his Blue Devils did enough to pull away early and then hold on for a 61-45 road victory against Riverside High School.
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.
There was a meeting of the minds Tuesday to discuss how the goals of increased enrollment at Mississippi Valley State University, a strong work force in Washington County and greater access to educational opportunities could be achieved with the Greenville Higher Education Center (GHEC) serving as the catalyst for reaching those goals.
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.
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 47 points to match her school record, the first 22 during No. 3 Louisville's 36-point opening quarter in a 92-62 victory over No. 10 North Carolina State on Thursday night.
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.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan didn't have a great second half on Thursday night against the Bulldogs' in-state rival. Anriel Howard did, and it was enough to push No. 6 Mississippi State past Mississippi 80-66.
Pittsburgh's Jasmine Whitney, left, and Louisville's Dana Evans chase after the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)