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AVON — Simmons High School boys basketball coach Carl Lucas is still trying to understand what type of young team he has, but on Tuesday night his Blue Devils did enough to pull away early and then hold on for a 61-45 road victory against Riverside High School.
Greenville resident Michael A. Kelly has spent a good part of the last 40 years taking pictures of Delta wildlife. Kelly floats down the Mississippi River and other local tributaries in his small paddle boat for many of his pictures.
After not being able to open nearly all year, Warfield Point Park officially reopened Saturday.
Warfield Point Park director Donald Davis made the announcement at Monday morning’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Two local youth groups kicked off their Thanksgiving break by giving a noble gesture of their own — their time and service.
Sponsored by the Progressive Art and Civic Club (PACC) Youth Affiliates, the Esquires and Teenettes spent their Monday morning volunteering at Port City Personal Care and Respite Services.
There was an air of valiance on Monday morning about downtown Greenville as a service in recognition of Veterans Day took place in front of the World War II Memorial.
Some needs, especially during the holiday season, are never ending and because of that fact, Washington, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) opened its Family Wish Tree Program on Nov. 1.
LELAND — Due to expected rains and possible thunderstorms Saturday, Nov. 30, the Christmas on Deer Creek celebrations have been postponed a day.
Greenville High School seniors James Cosie Jr. and Desmond Washington may have different personalities, but together the two make up a strong linebacking corps that has been punishing opposing offenses this season.
HOLLANDALE — After falling behind Leflore County by three touchdowns in the first quarter Thursday night, the Simmons High School football team made a number of great plays to make things interesting. But, in the end, the hole the Blue Devils dug themselves was just too much as they fell 26-24.
With a career that took off in a famous zip code and was bookended all too soon in a town called Riverdale, Luke Perry had an acting career that spanned decades and touched multiple generations of television viewers.
Darin Smith, right, and Derrick Chapman celebrate while watching Super Bowl 53 between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams at the Westgate Superbook sports book, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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.
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.
Greenville – Funeral services for Deloris Harper, 61, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.