As this would usually be the time of year dragon boat racers would be readying for the highly anticipated Delta Dragon Boat Race, the steering committee for the race made the difficult decision of cancelling this year’s event.
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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.
Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.
The Greenville Public School District is deep into the development of a plan for reopening classroom instruction to students for the upcoming academic year.
The district’s plan, titled “Destination 8/5” as Aug. 5 is its target start date, requires significant feedback from various stakeholders, especially parents.
The St. Joseph Fighting Irish have recently placed a beautiful 20-foot statue of Jesus Christ right in front of their football field.
The statue is a replica of the “Word of Life” mural on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The mural is more popularly known as Touchdown Jesus.
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.
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.
The former South Delta Planning and Development District building on Broadway Street recently received a facelift thanks to a grant from Main Street Greenville’s facade grant program.
Dollie L. Harris
Mound Bayou - Funeral services for Dollie L. Harris, 59, of Mound Bayou, are pending with TL Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
She passed at her residence in Mound Bayou on May 9 and will be buried under the direction of TL Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
GREENBRIER, Ark. — Billie Ruth Todd DeLoach, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Facility, Greenbrier, Arkansas. She was 85 years old.
Helen Tucker Medford
Greenville - Memorial services for Helen Tucker Medford, 91, of Greenville will be at 2 p.m., Friday, April 26 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, April 22 at Legacy Manor in Greenville. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.