Greenville Christian School girls basketball coach Brother Sandifer has watched Tariyah Washington, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, grow right before his eyes.
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Less than a week away from opening night, “Little Shop of Horrors” presented by Delta Center Stage (DCS) is set to debut at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jake and Freda Stein Hall at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.
BAY SPRINGS — The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team defeated Hebron Christian 71-35 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the MAIS Class 2A State Basketball Tournament at Sylva-Bay Academy.
The Lady Saints jumped out to a 38-20 halftime lead and never let up.
For the second straight season, the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team captured a regional state championship. Now, the Fighting Irish have their sites set on winning it all.
The Fighting Irish (17-4) defeated Discovery Christian 65-41 Saturday in the championship game of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.
The Greenville Book Buddies Program developed by the Greenville Rotary Club is once again stepping in to improve literacy across the Mississippi Delta.
Rotary secretary and reading buddy director Richard Dattel recently announced Rotarians will tutor this year at O’Bannon Elementary School.
Mayor Errick Simmons will be delivering the 2020 State of the City Address at 6 p.m. Thursday at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.
Residents and stakeholders will have an opportunity to hear of the city’s successes, achievements and progress in the past year and Simmons’ past term as mayor.
County bridge and road repairs were the main topic for IMS Engineers at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
IMS Engineers employees discussed the immediate closure of another bridge on Wilmot Road, as required by state aid, at Monday’s meeting.
Discussions regarding Pump Station 40 near Reed Road and Daniel Street continued at Monday’s Greenville City Council meeting.
The council authorized W.L. Burle Engineers, P.A. to determine what the cost would be for further repair.
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.”
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.
GREENVILLE — Semmie Marie Crawford, 82, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at her home.
She was born March 5, 1937, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the daughter of Jesse LaNier and Mary Sudduth LaNier.
It may have taken a while, but the Leland High School girls basketball team is starting to come together just in time to make a strong run in the postseason.
The Lady Cubs have now won four straight games after defeating Simmons 43-27 in Hollandale Saturday.
DREW — Funeral arrangements for Willie Ousley, 57, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at North Sunflower Medical Center, Ruleville.
The Greenville High School Honeybees remained perfect at 19-0 with a 67-36 thrashing of the Clinton Lady Arrows Friday night.
During a third quarter timeout Friday night, the musical selection that blared from the PA system summed it up best. The Jackson Five’s classic ABC 123 epitomized the ease with which the Greenville Christian Lady Saints disposed of the Porter’s Chapel Lady Eagles 86-42.