Three men have been arrested for a shooting that took place early this month that hospitalized two people.
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Fall sports will not be returning this year for the Greenville Public School District.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles concerning the county’s spending on infrastructure and other projects led by IMS Engineers.
The Western Line and Leland school districts are both gearing up for an election to fill a single vacancy on their respective boards of trustees.
WLSD is seeking to elect a candidate for its District 5 seat, currently held by Dorothy Montgomery.
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.
A man died while swimming Monday at a boat ramp along the levee front.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said a 23-year-old black male drowned while swimming at a boat ramp along the levee front at Lake Ferguson.
Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Samuel Young Jr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Samuel Lee Young Jr., 47, of Greenville, are pending with Brown-McCullum & Lewis Mortuary Services, Leland. He died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019.
ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Henry B. Lewis, 82, of Rosedale, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at New Hope Cemetery, Rosedale, with Min. Carlton Matthews officiating. He died Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Kingwood, Texas. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Semmie Marie Crawford, 82, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at her home.
She was born March 5, 1937, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the daughter of Jesse LaNier and Mary Sudduth LaNier.
Fire Marshal Vernon Murphree gave his final goodbye this week to the Greenville Fire Department after 25 years of service.
Murphree has been long time member of the fire department since graduating the academy in 1994 alongside Chief Ruben Brown.
Notre Dame defensive back Julian Love runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, March 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)