An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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On Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 1 to work with the Greenville Historic Preservation committee in the relocation of the Confederate statue on the Washington County Courthouse grounds to another county site at the expense of the county.
In 2001 the citizens of the State of Mississippi adopted the current flag in a landslide state referendum. While the vote was essentially a referendum to adopt a new flag, it was actually to correct a legislative oversight in the constitution of 1906.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted this week 4-1 to enter into an agreement for removal of the confederate soldier’s memorial from the lawn of the Washington County Courthouse in the same month it was placed 111 years prior.
The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.
“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30.
One man died and another is in critical condition after a dispute Friday morning turned violent.
At 9:10 a.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 800 block of Dent Street in reference to a shot person.
A man was found dead on the highway this weekend after being run over by multiple vehicles.
At 3:15 a.m. Saturday, July 13, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to 1800 Highway 82 West, where they found a black male laying in the highway.
Cornelius Tory Jr.
VINE GROVE, Ky. — Funeral services for Cornelius Tory Jr., 20, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Old Jerusalem. He died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Calvin Stewart Sr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Calvin Stewart Sr., 70, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at his home.
Steven Briscoe Jr.
Betty Fox Lowe
Leland – Funeral services for Betty Fox Lowe, 68, of Leland will be Saturday at 11:00 am at Jerusalem Temple, Leland, MS. She passed away May 2, 2019 at her residence. Burial will be in Sisters of Charity Cemetery, Leland, under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Devonte Patterson had 20 points and 13 rebounds as Prairie View won its seventh consecutive home game, defeating Mississippi Valley State 69-63 on Saturday.