Local police say the man who was found dead inside a manhole earlier this month appears to be an accidental death.
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Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.
For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.
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.
Donna and Clinton Pettiet have a new skylight above their hot tub on the porch of their house on North Lake Ferguson Road. It wasn’t a planned skylight, but when the tornado ripped through their property a week ago, it made its own decisions.
A Hollandale man turned himself into Greenville police this week for a shooting at a laundromat that sent one man to the hospital.
Fifty-year-old Delvecchio Potts, of Hollandale, has been arrested for shooting a 42-year-old male in the parking lot of Mr. B’s Coin Laundry, 1472 S. Colorado St.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Ruby Broom, 74, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.
RULEVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Ernestine L. Fisher, 66, of Ruleville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at North Sunflower Medical Center, Ruleville.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Donald Williams, 53, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Greater Mount Mariah, with Minister O.H. Hall officiating. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Garden, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Gun shots claimed the life of Joe Sykes, 64, of Greenville, Saturday evening in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place.
Surface work remains to be completed
Reed Road has been experiencing significant updates since January and is a head of schedule, Mark Hooker, Washington County engineer told the board of supervisors Monday.
Lewis Knighten Jr.
SUNFLOWER — Funeral arrangements for Lewis Knighten Jr., 58, of Sunflower, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home.
Greenville may have had a wet weekend, but according to Washington County Emergency Management Supervisor David Burford, there were no injuries, casualties or missing persons due to flooding.
DALLAS (AP) — The FBI has released sketches drawn by an admitted serial killer of some of his victims, along with other information on a string of unsolved cold-case homicides to which investigators say the man confessed.
Vanderbilt forward Matthew Moyer (13) and Florida guard Jalen Hudson (3) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)