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In perhaps the Delta’s most hotly contested non district rivalry, the Gentry High School Rams boys swept the Greenville High Hornets 59-42 in the Highway 82 series. Hornets fans had reason to hope from the opening tip as senior guard Morgan Green secured a wayward ball and made an uncontested layup for the first basket of the game.
We found out who actually cares about Greenville on Monday, and, frankly, it’s not that many people.
Only 351 of the 3,675 registered voters in Ward 1 came out to decide what is the single most important race in our community. Only 318 of the 3,421 registered voters in Ward 6 voted Monday.
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At Thursday’s weekly Greenville Rotary Club Meeting, District Governor for Rotary 6820 Mark Fields delivered a keynote message that encompassed the ruthless efforts toward eliminating the polio virus and expanding the Rotary’s connection to the world.
Some of the results from Washington County’s general election held last month may not be official, just yet.
A petition to contest the Nov. 5 election was filed Nov. 25 in the Circuit Court of Washington County by Samuel Begley, attorney for Washington County District 4 Supervisor, Jesse Amos.
Greenville police are searching for the person responsible for the shooting death of a local man.
At about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were called to the 300 block of North Steele Lane in reference to a shot person.
A man is behind bars for a shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital, and more arrests are expected to follow.
On Monday, GPD officers arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis in the 500 block of South Broadway Street.
Lewis was arrested in connection to the early Sunday morning shooting on Eighth Street.
Apostle Paul once said, “Get thee behind me.”
The last couple of weeks of Mission Mississippi have been very eventful, to say the least. The most applicable Scripture for this experience comes from 2 Corinthians 4:18.
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
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Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.