One third of the O’Bannon Greenwaves boys’ basketball team played their final home game on Friday night. Kaylon Swilley, Octavia Wilson, Zion Jessie, Curtis Austin, Javorious Jackson and Kentarious Castion exit the program leaving a legacy that will either have the faithful saying, “what if” or “they put it together just at the right time.”
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St. Joseph Fighting Irish head coach James Hunter knew that Thursday night’s 68-51 win over Claiborne County in the quarterfinals of the South State Tournament was bittersweet. His starters played so well in the first half that from the opening play of the second half, officials invoked mercy rule and allowed the clock to run uninterrupted.
Like most people in the port city of Greenville, Tommy Hart is worried about high water.
As the director of the Port of Greenville, Hart knows the facility he manages is affected every day by the amount of water in the river.
One Washington County school district will be recognized for its most recent successes in academic achievement.
The Western Line School District (WLSD), in its continuing “Commitment to Excellence in Education,” is getting in gear for the 48th annual Mississippi School Board Conference.
The spring semester has just begun for many college students and come Tuesday, prospective college and graduate students from Washington County alike will be able to find out firsthand what Mississippi Valley State University is all about.
Despite the rainy weather, several people gathered in downtown Greenville this weekend to show their support for a man who “had a dream.”
The 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade Saturday as a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
Old Man River has reached its peak this week and is already on the decline.
Mississippi Levee Board Chief Engineer Peter Nimrod said the Mississippi River on the Greenville gauge crested at 50 feet Monday — two feet higher than flood stage — and stayed steady throughout the day.
A “hog-killin” time is sure to be had at the upcoming fourth annual Greenville Heritage Rodeo.
The two-day country western inspired event is set to get started at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and is being presented by Big Rodeo Project LLC.
This weekend was my husband’s birthday, and, like every year, his parents came to town to celebrate.
Because they could only stay for one night this trip, we mostly stayed at our house so they could play and spend time with their grandchildren.
That evening, my husband requested to have his birthday dinner at Sherman’s.
In this undated photo, Spencer Palozej poses with his dog after hunting in Connecticut. Palozej died of a fentanyl overdose last year. His father, Dean Palozej, supports a proposed state law that would create a new murder charge for people who supply drugs that cause fatal overdoses.
Workers with the City of Vicksburg start construction on one of the three flood wall gates on Levee Street in Vicksburg Miss., on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019. According to the National Weather Service the Mississippi River is currently at 44.69 feet and is expected to reach 48.9 feet. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post, via AP)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on weather in the Deep South (all times local):
Louisiana's governor has declared a state of emergency because of the threat of flooding along the Mississippi River and elsewhere across the state.
The Mississippi River Levee Board issued a revised National Weather Service, Jackson, update predicting the Mississippi River to crest for the Greenville area March 5.
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.
Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.
Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)