Greenville Christian School’s Marlon Palmer has already accomplished a great deal in his first two years playing high school football, but this upcoming season he is hoping to take his game to an even more elite level.
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GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Maple L. White, 80, of Greenville, will be at noon Saturday, Aug. 1, at Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville. She died July 22, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m Friday, July 31, at T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) and the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) have the exact same decision to make about whether or not high school sports should be played this fall.
But, it is almost bewildering to think that they could each reach a different conclusion.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Madie Marie Hall, 70, of Greenville, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Lakewood Cemetery, Pickett Street. She died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Services are under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Martha A. Lindsay, 85, of Greenville, were held Saturday, July 18, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020, at her home. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Mac Hamilton, of Greenville, won the Boys 16 division of the Oxford Summer Tennis Championship on Sunday, July 12. Hamilton, the #2 seed, defeated Davis Warrington of Oxford, Brayden Smith, of Hernando, and upset the #1 seed Charlie Fruge, of Oxford, 6-3, 6-2 in the championship match.
RIDGELAND — Marvin Burchfield, 86, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Highland Home in Ridgeland.
He was born in Ethel on Jan. 25, 1934, the son of the late Walker G. Burchfield and Aretta A. Rone Burchfield.
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.
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.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.
Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening.
The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.
This week, the original tiles from the 1906 construction of the roof of St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Greenville are being removed.
The tiles will have to be disposed of in a manner required by law as they are constructed in asbestos, according to church business manager Dick Clark.
Johnny Lee Green
Greenville - Funeral services for Johnny Lee Green, 64, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
He passed May 8 at Cleveland Nursing and Rehab and will be buried under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Clyde Stanley Brown, of Hollandale, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at Sanders Memorial Gardens, Hollandale, under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Leland. He died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at hs home.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Helen Miller, 49, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.