As a young boy, Isaac Morris, spent many weekends on road trips to different towns throughout the region. His father, Isaac Morris Sr., was a professional wrestler. Young Morris got an up close view of the wrestling industry, from drop kicks and body slams to selling tickets and putting up and taking down the ring.
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It may have taken a while, but the Leland High School girls basketball team is starting to come together just in time to make a strong run in the postseason.
The Lady Cubs have now won four straight games after defeating Simmons 43-27 in Hollandale Saturday.
As their regular season nears its completion, the Honeybees may have found just the offense spark they were looking for as the Greenville High School girls basketball team defeated visiting Cleveland Central 57-42 Tuesday night.
Kobe Bryant’s tragic death on Sunday may have happened thousands of miles away, but the loss of the NBA legend has had a huge impact to many of us in the Delta, especially to young basketball players who grew up revering the basketball icon.
LELAND- Deafening crowd noise and emotional reaction to every official call made on the floor characterized the Leland Cubs 64-59 comeback victory over the O’Bannon Greenwaves Tuesday night. Leland guard Jatonius Pratt knocked down a foul line jumper with 5:31 remaining in the game to tie the score at 50.
Downtown Greenville received significant damage after early Saturday morning’s storms that blew through the area.
Both Mayor Errick Simmons and Gov. Phil Bryant on Saturday declared a state of emergency for the City of Greenville as a result of the storm damages.
Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
At the Washington Washington County Board of Supervisors’ first meeting of the new year, both the county engineer and county attorney were replaced after a motion was made by the board’s newest addition, Mala Brooks.
Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.
For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.
One man is dead after breaking into a home early this morning and shooting at the three people inside, including a minor.
Greenville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers received the call about the shooting at 5 a.m. this morning at a home in the 300 block of Ohio Street.
Walter Howard Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.
Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.
The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
Mississippi guard Breein Tyree (4) drives against Tennessee's Lamonte' Turner (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 in Oxford, Miss. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
Chattanooga forward Ramon Vila (15) works for a shot against Wofford forward Cameron Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (AP photo/Wade Payne)
My greatest athletic achievement did not come against another team or player. It was between myself and nature.
CALHOUN CITY — The Deer Creek School football team emphatically won its final game of the season as Noah Allegrezza led the way for the Warriors by scoring three touchdowns. Allegrezza rushed in two touchdowns and also returned an interception for a TD.