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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.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
The Greenville Book Buddies Program developed by the Greenville Rotary Club is once again stepping in to improve literacy across the Mississippi Delta.
Rotary secretary and reading buddy director Richard Dattel recently announced Rotarians will tutor this year at O’Bannon Elementary School.
County bridge and road repairs were the main topic for IMS Engineers at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
IMS Engineers employees discussed the immediate closure of another bridge on Wilmot Road, as required by state aid, at Monday’s meeting.
Mayor Errick Simmons will be delivering the 2020 State of the City Address at 6 p.m. Thursday at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.
Residents and stakeholders will have an opportunity to hear of the city’s successes, achievements and progress in the past year and Simmons’ past term as mayor.
Discussions regarding Pump Station 40 near Reed Road and Daniel Street continued at Monday’s Greenville City Council meeting.
The council authorized W.L. Burle Engineers, P.A. to determine what the cost would be for further repair.
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.
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.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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HOLLANDALE — The high school football season has officially commenced as Simmons High School hosted a 5-team jamboree on Friday at Simmons High School.
GREENVILLE — Martha Burcham Bone, 78 of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Charles Murray, 58, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at his home.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi alderman has been charged with voter fraud.
Canton Alderman Andrew Grant had been named but not charged in an earlier indictment, which charged six people.