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“It was the game we were looking for,” said O’Bannon High School boys basketball coach Torrione Carter after his team’s thrilling 61-59 road victory at Greenville High School Saturday night.
During a third quarter timeout Friday night, the musical selection that blared from the PA system summed it up best. The Jackson Five’s classic ABC 123 epitomized the ease with which the Greenville Christian Lady Saints disposed of the Porter’s Chapel Lady Eagles 86-42.
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.
Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
DREW — Funeral arrangements for Homer Fair, 66, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in Cleveland.
There was a time when the presence of a black person on television was cause for celebration.
MONROE, La. — The St. Joseph Catholic School football team moved its record to a perfect 7-0 with a 44-7 victory against River Oaks.
St. Joseph coach John Baker said he was especially pleased with the way his defense played in the game.
Pastor Steve Blaylock looks over the broken lumber, loose paneling, insulation, and destroyed pews in the First Pentecostal Church in Columbus, Miss., Sunday morning, Feb. 24, 2019 after a Saturday tornado. While no-one was injured during the storm, at least one person was killed in town among the shattered businesses and wrecked homes.
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.