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“Be great, you are the future.”
These words sound nothing short of inspiring and as though they were taken straight from the pages of some profound author.
These words, though they echo the same sentiments, are simply used to describe the theme of the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County 17th annual Back A Youth Banquet.
HOLLANDALE — If they aren’t already, City of Hollandale residents can get even more into the Christmas spirit as the town prepares to hold its annual Hollandale Christmas Parade.
The parade will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 and this year’s theme is “A Magic Kingdom Christmas.”
The St. Joseph Catholic School Lady Irish (3-0) kept their distance over the final three quarters of Thursday night’s high school basketball game to claim a 55-47 victory over the St. Aloyisus Lady Lady Flashes.
St. Al closed to within three points of St. Joe at 33-30 in the opening minutes of the third quarter.
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.
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.
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.
The numbers for Washington County general elections have officially been certified as of Friday afternoon after officials counted absentee ballots.
Mala Brooks was the only non-incumbent to win and increased her 13-vote margin to 154 votes with a 1,381 to 1,227 win over Jesse Amos in the District 4 Supervisor race.
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:
Thursday, April 18
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%.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. Missouri won 75-67. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A city in the Mississippi Delta could decide whether to allow restaurants to sell liquor on Sundays.
On February 5, President Donald Trump will finally get to deliver his State of the Union address after agreeing to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request to hold off on the speech during the 35-day government shutdown.