I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.
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STONEVILLE — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Stoneville Area Office is hosting its 43rd annual African American History Program beginning at 11 a.m. Friday in the conference room of the Charles W. Capps Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville.
A motion to hire an additional deputy coroner was made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting, but was not seconded.
Brooks said a deputy coroner was needed due to an increase in deaths over the past few years.
BAY SPRINGS — Donnie Smith may be just a freshman, but he is already stepping up big on the biggest stage for the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team.
This weekend was my husband’s birthday, and, like every year, his parents came to town to celebrate.
Because they could only stay for one night this trip, we mostly stayed at our house so they could play and spend time with their grandchildren.
That evening, my husband requested to have his birthday dinner at Sherman’s.
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
An investigation into the fire that destroyed the Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic this weekend is underway. However, heavy rainfall in the region could impact the development of the investigation.
“The excess rain has impeded the progress of the investigation,” Greenville Fire Department Chief Ruben Brown said Monday afternoon.
Old Man River has reached its peak this week and is already on the decline.
Mississippi Levee Board Chief Engineer Peter Nimrod said the Mississippi River on the Greenville gauge crested at 50 feet Monday — two feet higher than flood stage — and stayed steady throughout the day.
It’s nearly time to raise your glass for a good cause.
Greater Greenville Habitat for Humanity’s ninth annual “Raise Your Glass to Habitat” event is set to begin 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Washington County Convention Center, 1040 S. Raceway Road.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Yolanda Moore, 40, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for O.G. Branning, 88, of Greenville and formerly of Hollandale, were at noon Friday, Feb. 7, at Boone Funeral Home in Greenville. He passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Burial was in the Hollandale City Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home.
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.