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STARKVILLE – As Major League Baseball begins the path to the 2020 season, Mississippi State’s baseball program will send 11 to major league camps, including all eight Diamond Dawgs that ended the 2019 season on active rosters.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Maple Wright, 81, of Indianola, were held Wednesday, July 8, at Indianola City Cemetery. She died June 28, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola. Services were under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Indianola.
As he was finishing his last few days at St. Joseph Catholic Church, a pile of thank you letters sat on Father Bill Henry’s desk Thursday. He read one out aloud.
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.
Canopy Children’s Solutions LINK program is partnering with Weddington Elementary to host a giveaway event to promote physical and mental wellness and self-care
Canopy Children’s Solutions (Canopy) is offering a helping hand to Mississippi families this summer. LINK, a Canopy solution, is hosting a statewide Activity Bag Giveaway event to reach families in local communities.
The municipal trash pickup schedule will be altered this week as the city observes the Fourth of July
Today’s trash route will be picked up as regularly scheduled.
Thursday and Friday’s routes will be completed this Thursday.
There will be no routes on Friday.
The Greenville Public School District board of trustees is moving forward with the development of a reopening plan for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.
At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.
Jernisha Dorcell Cannon
Greenville - Funeral services for Jernisha Dorcell Cannon, 30, of Greenville, will be pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
She passed at UMMC May 7 and be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray watches drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Highway 465 in Warren and Issaquena County is seen closed on the south end due to the rising flood waters north of Vicksburg, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
Roosevelt Holmes Jr.
JACKSON — Roosevelt Holmes Jr., 78, of Jackson, died Saturday, March 28, 2020. Private services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
He was preceded in death by Kirk Allison, Roosevelt Holmes III and Pearlie Holmes.
A unique mix of senior leadership and a talented crop of underclassmen have the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team believing it can accomplish extraordinary things this season.The Fighting Irish are led by seniors Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson, who, after leading St.