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.
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Dillon Johnson is training his best every day in preparation to play football at Mississippi State University this fall. It is all he can control.
This is my first week back in my office at the Delta Democrat-Times in over two weeks, and I wasn’t on vacation.
On March 13, I had a normal Friday at work and even when 5 p.m. came, I was excited for the weekend.
Due to the coronavirus, pastors and clergymen throughout Washington County have been unable to provide face-to-face spiritual leadership to members of their flock.
Due to the caronavirus crisis, Jeremy Packer, the recently named new head football coach at Simmons High School, has not even met his players yet.
But, he said he is hoping that once he meets them sometime this summer, his players will use the current situation to learn a lesson about life.
Local authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one local man dead.
At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, the Greenville Fire Department and the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to a house fire at 517 E. Moore St.
Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a male body inside the home.
Ever since Eli Fratesi, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, put on a Washington School uniform, he has always played with a fearless mentality.
“Even as an eighth grader, he was never scared, and the moment was never too big for him,” Washington School coach Hunter Palasini said.
Austin Kelly, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, had just hit a grand slam Monday night, but after he got back to the dugout you would have hardly known it.
Four days after his father died, Daric Campbell Jr. sat in the office at O’Bannon High School and waited to meet his new football coach.
Football has always been important to Daric, 16, and these days it is more important than ever.
Downtown Greenville received significant damage after early Saturday morning’s storms that blew through the area.
Both Mayor Errick Simmons and Gov. Phil Bryant on Saturday declared a state of emergency for the City of Greenville as a result of the storm damages.
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Greenville Christian 49, Canton Academy 7
CANTON — The Greenville Christian School football team won its third-straight football game Friday night in a game Coach Jon Reed McLendon said was perhaps their best game of the season.
LELAND — Funeral services for Silas Hollins, 91, of Leland and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Dillon Funeral Home, Leland. He died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
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Greenville - Funeral services for Johnny Lee Green, 64, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
He passed May 8 at Cleveland Nursing and Rehab and will be buried under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
The St. Joseph Catholic School girls soccer team may not have won the final prize, but the Fighting Irish players still have a lot to be proud about.
The Fighting Irish made it all the way to the MAIS Division III State Championship Tournament.
MOORHEAD — Funeral services for Diane Robinson Johnson, 65, of Moorhead, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead. She died Monday, July 15, 2019, at her home. Burial will be at Indianola Memorial Garden, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.