St. Joseph Catholic School girls basketball coach Suzette Suggs looked out onto the court with nothing but pride as she watched her Fighting Irish play their final moments of the season Thursday night in St. Joe’s 54-39 loss to Claiborne (La.) in the quarterfinals of the MAIS Class AA South State Tournament at Greenville Christian School.
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Slowly but surely, Riverside boys basketball coach Eddie Wade is turning the program around.
Wade’s Bulldogs took another big step Tuesday when they defeated Pelahtachie 61-60 in the semifinals of the Region 4-2A basketball tournament at Pisgah.
The Greenville Christian School Lady Saints made history by defeating an old foe Saturday.
For the second straight season, the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team captured a regional state championship. Now, the Fighting Irish have their sites set on winning it all.
The Fighting Irish (17-4) defeated Discovery Christian 65-41 Saturday in the championship game of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.
Emphatically and decisively, the Greenville Christian Saints sent a message to the rest of the field with their 71-23 win over the Providence Classical Academy Knights in the opening round of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.
Thomas Murphree Jr.
VICKSBURG — A memorial service for Thomas D. Murphree Jr., 79, of Vicksburg, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Glenwood Funeral Home, Vicksburg. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Georgia Mae Hibbler
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.
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.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
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.
Baylor guard Makai Mason (10) reacts to a score against TCU in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Freshman forward Saddiq Bey scored a career-high 17 points, senior guard Phil Booth hit key baskets down the stretch and No. 14 Villanova remained perfect in Big East play by beating Creighton 66-59 in overtime Wednesday night.
Tennessee forward Grant Williams (2) blocks the shot of South Carolina forward Chris Silva (30) as forward Kyle Alexander (11) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP photo/Wade Payne)