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  1. Greenwood High School students injured in bus crash  Gwcommonwealth
  2. More than 20 students taken to hospitals following Mississippi school bus accident  Jackson Clarion Ledger
  3. MHP: 10 Greenwood students hurt in school bus crash  WMC
  4. More Than 20 Mississippi Students Hospitalized in Bus Crash  U.S. News & World Report
  5. MHP: Approximately 10 students hurt in school bus wreck near Winona  WTVA
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Teacher was true example of selflessness  Daily Journal

The Greenwood Community High School 11th grade English teacher was known as not just a classroom teacher, but a constant part of the Greenwood school ...

139 students to graduate from Greenwood High on Friday  Gwcommonwealth

Greenwood High School will graduate 139 members of the Class of 2019 at 6 p.m. Friday at the Leflore County Civic Center.

Greenwood High Class of 2019 Top 10  Gwcommonwealth

It's an all-female top 10 for Greenwood High School's Class of 2019. Posing for photos just before their graduation ceremony Friday at the Leflore County Civic ...

'22 QB DeAndre Smith Is One To Follow  247Sports

There's a rising sophomore named DeAndre Smith out of the state of Mississippi that is already one of the most dangerous playmakers in the Magnolia State.

Sprowl-Chiles | Celebrations  Index-Journal

Awanyia Monique Sprowl of Greenwood, South Carolina and Willie Clarence Chiles Jr. of McCormick, South Carolina were united in marriage Saturday, June ...

Brown selects three assistant superintendents | News  Gwcommonwealth

Three assistant superintendents have been selected for the Greenwood-Leflore School District.

Initial investigation: Coach driving school bus lost control  Jackson Clarion Ledger

More than 20 students were taken to hospitals when a school bus flipped onto its side Monday in Mississippi.

85 set to graduate from Elzy | Top Stories  Gwcommonwealth

Eighty-five Amanda Elzy High School seniors will receive their diplomas during the school's graduation ceremony to be held Tuesday at the Leflore County Civic ...

Board adopts logo for consolidated school district  Gwcommonwealth

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board has adopted the school district's new logo.

Administrators named for new school district  Gwcommonwealth

Several principals and administrators have been hired for the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District for the 2019-2020 school year.

Brown calls for unity in new school district  Gwcommonwealth

Dr. Mary Brown's message for the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District is clear — to unify not just two school districts but two communities.

New school district adopts pay scale  Gwcommonwealth

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District has adopted a salary scale for its teachers for the 2019-2020 school year.

The Magic of Greenwood - By Bill Burrus  Delta Business Journal

If you haven't visited my hometown of Greenwood recently, what the heck is wrong with you? Greenwood has a lot to offer visitors. People travel from all over the ...

This Mississippi high school senior will spend Saturday night with the Heisman Trophy  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Pillow Academy senior Sunjay Chawla won the Wendy's High School Heisman Award, sending him to the ceremony for collegiate sports' biggest award.

Firefighter branching out with restaurant  Gwcommonwealth

There's a new restaurateur in Greenwood. Jamoni Jennings opened The Venue by the Trail at 401 Johnson St. near the end of March. It offers breakfast and ...

Good weather expected for I'm So Greenwood  Gwcommonwealth

People may already be staking out their favorite spots in Whittington Park for Saturday's fifth annual I'm So Greenwood Family Picnic, a gathering of friends and ...

Judge sides with Montrell Greene  Gwcommonwealth

A federal judge has ruled that former Greenwood School Superintendent Montrell Greene was denied his constitutional right to a hearing before he was ...

Car hits house  Gwcommonwealth

The breakup of a teenage romance produced only minor injuries when a 14-year-old driver crashed her family's car into a North Greenwood house Saturday.

Man shot, killed  Gwcommonwealth

An 18-year-old Greenwood man was killed Wednesday morning when multiple gunshots were fired into an apartment in the Browning Community.

Supervisor candidates discuss plans  Gwcommonwealth

Two candidates running for election to the Leflore County Board of Supervisors introduced their agendas to the Greenwood Voters League on Wednesday night.

Pool opening soon | News  Gwcommonwealth

Graham Boggan of Barrentine Pool works to clean Greenwood's Eddie “Sonny” Brown Memorial Swimming Pool, at Avenue N and St. Charles Street, to get it ...

Former principal indicted on sexual battery charges  Jackson Clarion Ledger

JACKSON, Miss. - The former principal of Greenwood High School has been indicted on charges that she sexually abused a student enrolled at the school in ...

'He was like a father figure to a lot of people'  Gwcommonwealth

Details are still scant about the circumstances of Walter Stewart Jr.'s death.

Newcomers promise to shake things up in District 50  Index-Journal

In a Facebook post from July, school board candidate Clay Sprouse wrote that it was “clear that this election cycle is both a referendum on our superintendent ...

Greenwood High School principal to retire  Times Record

GREENWOOD — Jerry Efurd started his career in education 43 years ago. At the end of the month, he will retire as the principal of Greenwood High School.

Justice Court judge has seen Exchange Club sports grow  Gwcommonwealth

Jim Campbell's first experience in the Greenwood Exchange Club's baseball program started in the 1970s.

Triple homicide in Carroll County  Gwcommonwealth

On the night of March 1, a birthday party turned ghastly when, according to authorities, a heavily intoxicated Michael Barnhill gunned down his wife, Marlee ...

Ellises say farewell | News  Gwcommonwealth

Board members and supporters of The Salvation Army, along with public officials and friends, gathered at the Museum of the Mississippi Delta Thursday night to ...

Boys growing in mind and spirit at Greenwood school  Jackson Clarion Ledger

When T. Mac Howard graduated from Northwest Rankin High School in 2003, his plan was to go off to Mississippi State, get an education degree and then ...

Spencer, Rivers could provide DL answers for Bullies  Gwcommonwealth

Mississippi State is replacing plenty of production on the defensive line for the upcoming 2019 season.

Retired educator shares story of fight for desegregation  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • Whether his audience is a large group or a single listener, Julian Prince speaks with precision and passion, especially if the subject is the ...

Memorial Day 2019: Here's how central Wisconsin is honoring fallen veterans  Wausau Daily Herald

Communities across central Wisconsin will honor veterans this weekend. Here is an alphabetized list of ceremonies and services planned. To add a *service* to ...

High School Football Recap: South State recap  WDAM

MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - BRANDON _ There was likely no phone booth to be found at the Brandon High School football stadium, and besides, a silly cape would ...

Mother of the Year | Lifestyle  Gwcommonwealth

Sundays at the Pulley home are filled with family, fellowship and multiple courses of freshly prepared entrees and sides made with love by Margie Pulley.

Proof That Joe Moorhead Knows Recruiting Better Than Dan Mullen  For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

Moorhead has proven he can recruit much better than Mullen.

Joyce Sizemore Wilson | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Joyce Sizemore Wilson. Joyce Elizabeth Sizemore-Reagin-Wilson was 68 when she passed away on December 14th 2018. She passed away peacefully at ...

Hoover seeks prosecutor seat  Winona Times

Winona attorney Jena J. Hoover is running for the seat of Montgomery County Prosecutor in the August 6 Democratic Primary. Hoover, 43, currently operates a ...

Efurd Retires After 43 Years  Arkansas News

43 years ago Jerry Efurd started his career in education. At the end of the month he will retire as the principal of Greenwood High School. Efurd's parents lived in ...

Greenwood history: Friends unite to keep past alive  Jackson Clarion Ledger

What started as an idea for a coffee table book to preserve a few hometown memories of Greenwood's past has quickly grown to a series expected to include ...

More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...

T.Mac Howard opened a school for disadvantaged youths in a small Southern city  Christian Science Monitor

Supporters say the Delta Streets Academy is playing an important role in moving Greenwood, Miss., toward being better race relations.

Robert P. "Bob" Gregorich Obituary  Hub City Times

Robert P. “Bob” Gregorich, age 84, of Marshfield, peacefully passed away at home on Monday, January 7, 2019. His wish was to die at home, cared for by his 5 ...

Greenwood High students bring laurels at National-level competitions  The Hans India

Students of Greenwood High School, Banerghatta have yet again outshined at a national level competition Two students from the school achieved top ranks in ...

Nephron's Lou Kennedy, NBC's Craig Melvin named Distinguished Public School Graduates

The South Carolina Foundation for Educational Leadership, South Carolina Association of School Administrators' non-profit arm, is hosting its third annual gala ...

Vietnam war helps end dreams of Mississippi rock band  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The Gants, a garage band from Greenwood in the 1960s, played with some of the biggest bands of the time but could never get over the hump.

Ninety Six High takes action after moldy lunch  Index-Journal

After photos circulated on social media of what appeared to be moldy chicken sandwiches from Ninety Six High School, Greenwood County School District 52 ...

Mississippi State Newcomers Begin Fall Camp  247Sports

Mississippi State newcomers cut their Bulldog teeth in fall practice.

Alford honored as MAFP's Family Physician of the Year  Mississippi Business Journal

Tim Alford, MD, of Kosciusko, was recently honored as Mississippi's Family Physician of the Year 2018 by the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians.

Greenwood Officer Resigns  Jackson Free Press

Amid pressures from his department, Greenwood police officer Casey Wiggins resigned from the police department on May 16.

“Coach Brewer was a legend, ” Columbus mayor says  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Homer E. “Billy” Brewer will be honored with a memorial *service* at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at The Pavilion on the Ole Miss campus.

Moss: A case for 'the least of these'  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Teachers, experts from the start have been a critical voice in regards to developing the Common Core Standards.

BankPlus branch president banking on recovery | Business  DeSoto Times-Tribune

BankPlus Hernando branch president Dink Upchurch is banking on a sound economic recovery and the Greenwood native said all indications are that the ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

East Central Mississippi newspapers have new owner  Mississippi Business Journal

Wyatt Emmerich has added another chapter to the family newspaper-publishing legacy. Last month, Emmerich, a third-generation newspaperman, added to his ...

Fifty years in the books | News  Greenwood Index-Journal

At the age of 15, Alvin Rankin drove the Rambler Station Wagon around Greenwood, delivering books, gifts and office supplies to customers. That was in 1966, ...

Lamar Liddell  Jackson Free Press

Jackson Hotshots Superintendent Lamar Liddell has worked for the Bureau of Land Management in Jackson for 17 years out of his 29-year firefighting career.

Wheeler 1st black woman in Miss. named Rhodes Scholar  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Ericka M. Wheeler, a Millsaps College student from Carrolton, Mississippi, is the state's first black woman to be named a Rhodes Scholar.

Comment from Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High International School_International Women's Day  The Hans India

Speaking about celebrating women, Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High said, “Women these days are seen ruling in every field and it is.

New York State Trooper, Suicidal School Principal Shot Dead  U.S. News & World Report

ERWIN, N.Y. (AP) — A state trooper responding to a call about a suicidal and possibly armed man barricaded in his home near the Pennsylvania border early ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...

Nov. 16 Obituaries of the Swannanoa Valley  Black Mountain News

Obituaries of people with connections to the Swannanoa Valley.

Starkville powers past South Panola  The Commercial Dispatch

STARKVILLE -- Chris Jones left the sideline at halftime Friday with a 14-7 lead and a vision of what had to happen next. Starkville High School's football coach ...

Anagnost, MSU will have to find answers after season-ending loss  The Commercial Dispatch

STARKVILLE -- Tom Anagnost is going to need some time to find the answers. Mississippi State's women's soccer coach wasn't 100 percent certain how only ...

September 12, 2014 – The Grenada Star  Daily Sentinel Star

Margaret Wade Chandler Margaret Wade Chandler, 84, of Indianola, formerly of Grenada, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Humphreys County Nursing ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Coach's résumé called into question | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb High School head baseball coach Tony Johnson took his new position in July and since then, his background has come into question.

The Best and Brightest class of 2017

Twenty high school seniors have been named the PennLive/Patriot-News Best and Brightest for the class of 2017. There were 186 applications. This was the ...

Remembering Emmett Till: A Boy Who Changed America  Jackson Free Press

Scholars say understanding Emmett Till's death in historical context is important. While Emmett Till's death might have helped spark a reaction from Rosa Parks ...

Monta Ellis Is Probably Shooting Right Now  Grantland

Before Monta there was Antwain. And any opponent brave enough to slash into the lane of Lanier High's defense had to contend with Antwain Ellis. With his ...

REX NELSON: Maxwell Blade's Malco  Arkansas Online

Maxwell Blade knew he would come back one day. Blade, who has starred in a magic show in downtown Hot Springs since 1996, called the Malco Theatre ...

Perry County Times Obituaries - December 31, 2016

KENNETH R. WERTZ Kenneth Ray Wertz, 70, of Landisburg died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born May 28, 1946, ...

Alison Raspa: Family hold grave fears for Perth woman missing in Whistler, Canada  ABC News

Alison Raspa, 25, hasn't been seen since she left a bar in the Canadian ski resort town of Whistler last Thursday and her family is extremely concerned as police ...

LSU Football: Why Tigers' Sam Montgomery Will Have No Trouble Dealing with Hype  Bleacher Report

He reminded me of a young Julius Peppers. I remember watching Sam Montgomery play last year in the LSU Tigers' highly anticipated regular-season matchup ...

Witness saw sparks, heard crash that caused motorcyclist's death  Bowling Green Daily News

Multiple witnesses recalled hearing the collision that killed Alexander Harkins and testified that the light for drivers in Harkins' lane had been green seconds ...

Teen Buys New Sneakers for Classmate Bullied Over Shoes  Yahoo News

The news of one teen's actions to help another student being bullied might just be the heartwarming story you need after the culmination of such a contentious ...

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