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CLEVELAND — Owen R. Warren, 83, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Melveree Bender-Billings, 70, of Shelby, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Grenada Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Grenada.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jerome Jackson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, May 3, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.
The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson Sanders.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Robert Lee Putman, 64, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 2, at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at his home.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Lona Franklin, 52, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Brown-McCullum & Lewis Mortuary Chapel, Leland. She died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee didn't like the way it got pushed around at Kentucky two weeks ago. The Volunteers pushed back in the rematch and delivered a knockout blow.
Fans watch the fifth inning of a spring baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Oakland Athletics in Scottsdale, Ariz., Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
In this Friday, Feb 15, 2019 photo, Gordon Jones, senior military curator for the Atlanta History Center, looks around at the Atlanta Cyclorama, an enormous painting more than 100 years old, in Atlanta.