As Delta Center Stage sits silent and empty during the COVID-19 crisis, Tim Bixler is doing his best to make sure that the Greenville theatre will be ready to open back up once he and his actors are given the green light that it is safe to return to action.
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Kenneth Koening Jr.
GREENVILLE — Kenneth Wiley Koenig Jr., 30, of Greenville, died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
Though the Greenville City Council amended its order concerning the ban on drive-in church services, a lawsuit filed in response to fines issued for violation of the order is still lingering.
GREENVILLE — Chambrea Fern Ayala Suares, 55, of Greenville died Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at her home. Private family graveside was at Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Governor Tate Reeves issued a Safer At Home order, which went into effect 8 a.m. Monday and expires at 8 a.m. Monday, May 11.
The City of Greenville adopted the order on Friday, noting the city’s 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew still remains in effect.
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.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
MDE reviews GPSD board’s actions
Allegations of Greenville Public School Board members interfering with day-to-day operations of the school district were reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and found valid.
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.