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Under two young enthusiastic head coaches, both the St. Joe Fighting Irish and Greenville Christian Saints basketball teams have developed quit a cross town rivalry over the last half decade.
Willie Mae Wilson
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Willie Mae Wilson, 93, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Green officiating. She died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Burial will be at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
BELZONI — Eunice Geanice Cox Boyles, Granny, gained her wings to Heaven on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2019, after an extended illness. She was surrounded by loved ones as she passed away peacefully at the age of 93.
Cornelius Tory Jr.
VINE GROVE, Ky. — Funeral services for Cornelius Tory Jr., 20, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Old Jerusalem. He died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be meeting at 9 a.m. Monday to hear reports from multiple people, including the Emergency Management Director, County Engineer, Road Manager and Planning Director.
On a cloudy mild November day in Jackson last Friday, Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson played the last games of their careers for the St. Joseph Catholic School Fighting Irish.
Greenville’s Maude Bryan Park is due for some revitalization and city leaders and community members have begun working to that end.
Mayor Errick Simmons on Tuesday morning was at Maude Bryan Park to discuss improvements soon to be made to the park.
LELAND — Only one week remains until folks can head over to Leland to watch the Deer Creek lights shine as Santa Claus comes to town.
This year’s Christmas on Deer Creek is set to be another two-day event starting the evening of Friday, Nov. 29, with the bulk of festivities continuing Saturday, Nov. 30.
Some needs, especially during the holiday season, are never ending and because of that fact, Washington, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) opened its Family Wish Tree Program on Nov. 1.
Mississippi coach Kermit Davis speaks with his team during a timeout in an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
Fire Marshal Vernon Murphree gave his final goodbye this week to the Greenville Fire Department after 25 years of service.
Murphree has been long time member of the fire department since graduating the academy in 1994 alongside Chief Ruben Brown.
Keith Ziobron, a branch manager for Cardno in Marietta, Georgia, gives a presentation on the Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfields Grant program last week at the William Alexander Percy Memorial Library.
Errick SImmons Jr., the Delta Democrat-Times’ Offensive Player of the Year, was a playmaker all season long for the Greenville High School football team.
In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Travelers leaving from a Mississippi airport will be able to fly directly into two new cities in a few months.
News outlets report that direct flights leaving from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Austin, Texas and Fort Myers, Florida were announced Monday.
Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.
Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.
Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.