An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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Independence Day this year will be quite different from those in the past with social distancing and the need for protective masks becoming the new normal.
Elijah Moore, a former head football coach at Greenville High School and a man who spent more than 60 years coaching and teaching Greenville children, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are pending.
This week, the newsroom of the Delta Democrat-Times was given a new home. Before you start calling your friends, yes, we are still very much in business and no, we have not moved away from our building on Broadway Street.
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.
LELAND – Graveside services for Ruby Lee Langston, 83, of Leland will be Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville. She passed away June 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland. The Rev. Cedell Raggs will officiate.
RULEVILLE — Funeral services for James E. “King” Foster, 46, of Chicago, formerly of Ruleville will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 13, 2020 at T.L. Redmon Funeral Home Chapel. He died May 30, 2020 at home. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Ruleville under the direction of the T. L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
INDIANOLA —Funeral Services for Myron Keith Harris, 67, of Indianola, will be Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Riverside Memorial Gardens in Indianola with the Rev. Melvin Matthews offciating.
CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Louis Britton, 73, of Doddsville will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2020, at New Hope Cemetery in Blaine under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home in Cleveland. He died June 6, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
The finished overpasses have sat uncompleted on the outskirts of Greenville for years.
There’s grass on the never-paved road beds, but there are ruts from trespassers who have used what would be the highway to bypass Greenville as a playground for off-road vehicles.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.
The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change.
Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.
Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Second-ranked Duke got rolling from 3-point range, then took a big step toward winning the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season race.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Eunice T. Husband, 78, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m., Monday, April 27, at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at Methodist Le Bonheur Hospital, Memphis.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Officials with a Mississippi hospital say some patients' Social Security numbers and other information was part of an employee email account accessed by a third party.
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray watches drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
MADISON — Funeral services for Spencer Cole Noble, 32, of Madison, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Natchez Trace Funeral Home, Madison. He passed away in his sleep Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Burial will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. at the Greenville Cemetery.