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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Gloria Dillard, 52, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
MADISON — Graveside services for Melvin Griffin, 61, of Madison, were held Friday at Westlawn Cemetery, Cleveland, with District Leader Elder Anthony G. Russell officiating. He died July 24, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
METCALFE — Funeral arrangements for Isiah Murray, 76, of Metcalfe, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. He died July 26, 2020.
Three men have been arrested for a shooting that took place early this month that hospitalized two people.
After an Amber Alert was issued Friday morning for two missing children, a local man has been arrested and charged with two counts of kidnapping.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department (GPD) first responded to the 2000 block of Alexander Street at 2:17 a.m. for a kidnapping.
A $250 fine for failure to wear a mask or a nose and mouth covering will soon be signed into order, per the Washington County Board of Supervisors.
The order was decided by a vote of 3-2 with BOS president Carl McGee and vice president Lee Gordon voting opposed in the motion made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks.
Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.
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.
Ten-year-old Jonathan Bates Jr. has a fearless personality just like his father and grandfather. It is why he has a love of racing cars and why he is not afraid to keep racing against better competition.
Bates started racing go karts a few years ago, but he has done so well that he is already moved up to race against grown adults.
JACKSON — Graveside services for Artis McCurry, 91, of Jackson, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 17, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with Elder Elijah Walker officiating. He died Friday, March 27, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
Greenville High School boys basketball coach Delmar Sprouse said he feels blessed to have been able to coach Danny Washington over the last three seasons.
Washington, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, has been a coach’s dream.
The Leland High School girls basketball team came into Friday nights game against Riverside High School looking to make a statement, and they did just that.
In a game that was a match-up of two of the best teams in the Delta, the Lady Cubs remained undefeated with a dominating 64-31 victory.
ROANOKE, Va. — Graveside services for Era Pinion Campbell, 82, of Roanoke, Virginia, were at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at Lakeview Gardens. She passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem, Virginia. Arrangements were under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.