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BAY SPRINGS —The Lady Saints are one game away from winning their first state championship in the more than 45 years they have been playing basketball.
The Greenville Public School District has appointed a new member to its board of trustees.
At Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, Antoinette Williams was appointed as a trustee to GPSD’s board for a five-year term.
A moment of brilliance on a pass from sophomore Noah Ashley to senior Caleb Janous sealed the victory for the Washington School boys soccer team Monday night.
LELAND- Fourth quarter contributions from several Leland Lady Cubs helped them advanced to the second round of the 2A Region 3 finals with a hard fought 56-37 win over the East Union Lady Urchins Monday night. Leland senior guard Camariyah Butler led all scores with 24 points and provided consistent offense all evening.
African-American novelist James Baldwin eloquently said, “Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”
Not just words, but a charge Baldwin gave.
INDIANOLA — Jackie Steed, 75, of Indianola, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
The Simmons High Devilettes secured their first playoff victory Monday night at home in a 40-28 win over the Richton Rebels.
Reeling positively from a gut wrenching 56-52 loss in overtime to the Shaw Lady Hawks in Rosedale for the District 1A championship, the Devilettes (23-4) shook off the defeat and focused on the road ahead.
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.
One third of the O’Bannon Greenwaves boys’ basketball team played their final home game on Friday night. Kaylon Swilley, Octavia Wilson, Zion Jessie, Curtis Austin, Javorious Jackson and Kentarious Castion exit the program leaving a legacy that will either have the faithful saying, “what if” or “they put it together just at the right time.”
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Freddie B. Luster, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.
Vanderbilt forward Matthew Moyer (13) and Florida guard Jalen Hudson (3) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) moves the ball past Georgia guard William Jackson II (0) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)