O’Bannon High School’s Zi’Terrean Smith is expected to be a presence on both sides of the ball this upcoming football season.
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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for William King, 77, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Friday, June 19, 2020.
BELZONI — Funeral arrangements for Charles Anderson, 77, of Belzoni, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni.
Ever since Brent Dillon bought his first car when he was 14, he and his older brother, Justin, have had a love affair with car racing.
Driving his white No. 7 Late Model Crate car, Brent, now 28, has worked his way to become one of the best drivers in the area. This season he has already won two of the four races he has competed in.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for James H. Perkins, 62, of Greenville and formerly of Leland, were held Saturday, July 4, at Pilgrim Home Cemetery, Leland. He passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020, at his home. Services were under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.
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.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others.
Rep. Ed Blackmon, D-Canton argues against the Landowner Protection Act, which would reduce the liability of business owners when someone is injured on their property, during a meeting of the House Judiciary A Committee, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss.
Kansas made a late-season push to clinch its record 14th straight Big 12 title a year ago. The Jayhawks may need a similar run to make it 15 in a row.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lt. Colonel Howard W. Johnson, USA (Ret.), an Army chaplain and Catholic priest, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, in Bethesda, Maryland. He was 86 years old. He led a life full of service to his country and the Lord.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Shaun Doss tied his season high with 25 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeated Alcorn State 73-62 on Monday night.
Doss made all 12 of his free throws.