Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.
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Local students and anyone looking to take an ACT test have a chance to get a practice run in before the real experience.
Despite the rainy weather, several people gathered in downtown Greenville this weekend to show their support for a man who “had a dream.”
The 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade Saturday as a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
While students were out of school Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, education did not stop for youth who attended the MLK Luncheon at Rounds Park.
Ward 4 Councilwoman Lurann Thomas partnered with Fed Ex Ground senior manager Yosheika Ray to organized the luncheon.
A “hog-killin” time is sure to be had at the upcoming fourth annual Greenville Heritage Rodeo.
The two-day country western inspired event is set to get started at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and is being presented by Big Rodeo Project LLC.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Kamillea L.D. Watson, 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Mound Bayou, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Methodist South Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
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.
Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.
Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.
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.
Georgia guard Christian Harrison (11) takes a shot past LSU forward Kavell Bigby-Williams (11) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
MILWAUKEE — Funeral arrangements for Beulah Walker, 78, of Milwaukee, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
MONROE, La. — The St. Joseph Catholic School football team moved its record to a perfect 7-0 with a 44-7 victory against River Oaks.
St. Joseph coach John Baker said he was especially pleased with the way his defense played in the game.
JACKSON — Mark Allen Dingeldein, 59, of Jackson and formerly of Greenville, died Aug. 27, 2019, at home in Jackson.