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Brown selects three assistant superintendents | News  Gwcommonwealth

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

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 ...

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.

Newsmakers for 5/11 | Top Stories  Gwcommonwealth

Newsmakers for May 11, 2019: •The Greenwood Rotary Club has selected Maricia Dunlap of Amanda Elzy High School, Floyd Melton IV of Pillow Academy and ...

New school district adopts pay scale | News  Gwcommonwealth

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

Area teams begin spring football drills | Sports  Gwcommonwealth

Greenwood High School head coach Clinton Gatewood and his staff got to work this past week with the 2019 version of the Bulldogs as they started spring ...

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.

Store owner believes in value of education  Gwcommonwealth

Upon graduation from Greenwood High School, Sherman Freeman decided to join the U.S. Army, leaving his hometown in 1989.

Judge sides with Montrell Greene | News  Gwcommonwealth

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Trainer leads by example | News  Gwcommonwealth

Willie Dickson is all about physical fitness. He works out about five times a week, and when he is not, the certified personal trainer is helping others reach their ...

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.

'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 ...

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 ...

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

Delta Streets Academy teaches Christian principles and strong academics to seventh- through 11th-grade boys. For T. Mac Howard, it's a ministry.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Marie T. Higgins | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Marie T. Higgins. Ms. Marie Higgins, 64, of 306 Grove Street, Greenwood entered into eternal rest August 29, 2018 at her home . She was born in Greenwood ...

Darrick Boyd | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Darrick Boyd. PELZER — Darrick Leon Boyd, 52 of Pelzer, SC transition to his heavenly home on Wednesday, September 29, 2018 at Doctor's Hospital in ...

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 ...

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 ...

PTC announces recipients of Nora Wells Cooner Scholarship  Index-Journal

This year's winners of the Nora Wells Cooner Scholarship are Reginald White and James-Evon Williams, both of Greenwood. The children and grandchildren of ...

Butch Tommy Rickenbaker | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Butch Tommy Rickenbaker. John Thomas “Butch or Tommy” Rickenbaker, 73, resident of Greenwood, husband of Brenda Minick Rickenbaker, passed away ...

Felecia Ann Lee | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Felecia Ann Lee. COLUMBIA — Felecia Ann Lee, 59, of 801 Bitternut Drive, Columbia, SC, passed August 8, 2018, at her home. Felecia was born January 29, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Karen Christiansen | Obituaries  Index-Journal

Karen Christiansen. Karen Sue “KK” Christiansen, 63, resident of Greenwood, passed away November 23, 2018, at Hospice House. Born July 22, 1955, ...

Coomer-Johnson engagement announced | Engagements  Bowling Green Daily News

The Rev. John Carroll Coomer and Mrs. Janice Kay (Addington) Coomer of Bowling Green are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer ...

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.

District 50 board approves $11M performing arts center | News  Index-Journal

Superintendent Darrell Johnson resigned effective Dec. 31 at a school board meeting Monday night.

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.

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 ...

Ryan-Gaddy 2 Col Engagement | Celebrations  Index-Journal

FLORENCE — Ms. Jane Morgan Ryan of Florence, South Carolina, announces the engagement of her daughter, Morgan Taylor Ryan of Florence, South ...

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.

Greenwood student wins 2nd Runner Up | Lakelands Connector  Index-Journal

Over 100 Community Action Youth, youth professionals, community leaders, mentors and business leaders came together for the 9th Annual Statewide Youth ...

Brandon LB Jay Stanley breaks down decision to become a Rebel

A handful of months ago, things were so much different for Brandon LB. Jaylen Stanley. RANK. NATIONAL. STATE. POSITION. RANK. | |. CLASS OF . Back in ...

High school student buys new shoes for bullied classmate  Fox News

High school is no walk in the park for a lot of kids, but one South Carolina student took it upon himself to brighten his classmate's day after learning he'd been ...

Parents Protest After Bengaluru School Bans Home Food And Forces Students To Buy From Canteen

The parents of students of Greenwood High School in Bengaluru are protesting after the management allegedly forced them to buy meals from the canteen and ...

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 ...

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.

Greenwood Officer Resigns  Jackson Free Press

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

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.

30 players to watch in MS for 2014  For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

Here is a personal list of Mississippi's 12 best players for the class of 2014, plus 18 players to watch for.

12 compete for Distinguished Young Women Scholarship honors | Accent  Greenwood Index-Journal

From staff reports. The Distinguished Young Women of Greenwood County Scholarship Program will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Greenwood ...

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, ...

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

If Southern Miss WR Korey Robertson is moving through, DBs often step aside  The Sun Herald

With two games left to be played this season, Korey Robertson is drawing closer to putting together one of the best seasons by a receiver in Southern Miss ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Thomas named coach at North Augusta High School  Aiken Standard

North Augusta High School got its man. Brian Thomas, the head coach at Northern Guilford, N.C., formally accepted the post as the head coach and athletic ...

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 ...

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 ...

Barren, Glasgow runners fare well in Gatorland Run  Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW – Barren County and Glasgow high schools fared well Saturday at the prestigious Gatorland Run Cross Country Meet in Bowling Green, sponsored ...

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