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CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Edward L. “WeWe” Walker, 50, of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at Delta Heights Cemetery, Cleveland, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
CLEVELAND — Owen R. Warren, 83, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
ALEXANDER, Ark. — Funeral services for Betty Jane Younts, 90, of Alexander, Arkansas, and formerly of Greenville, will be held at a later date. She passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020, in Little Rock. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
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.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.
Iowa State guard Marial Shayok (3) goes up for a basket as Oklahoma forward Matt Freeman (5) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
Kentucky's PJ Washington, right, shoots while defended by South Carolina's Chris Silva, left, and Hassani Gravett, center, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
Georgia guard Tyree Crump competes with Auburn forward Chuma Okeke (5) for the ball duringan NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
In this Friday, Feb 15, 2019 photo, a worker puts some final touches on the diorama that is part of the Atlanta Cyclorama display at the Atlanta History Center on Friday, Feb 15, 2019, in Atlanta.