December 2012

Flora Clark Ferguson, age 60, of Coldwater

Flora Clark Ferguson, age 60, of Coldwater, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday November 18, 2012 at the home of her daughter in Olive Branch, MS. She was born on September 21, 1952 to Louis Edward and Katherine (Montgomery) Clark in Boyle, MS. She attended Boyle Elementary School and…


Annie Lavelle Robinson, age 93, of Ruleville

Annie Lavelle Robinson, age 93, of Ruleville formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday November 29, 2012 at the Walter B Crook Nursing Home in Ruleville. She was born on March 03, 1919 to James and Lee (Lyons) Mosley in Union County, MS. Ms. Robinson grew up in Sledge, MS…


Frances McClure McCarty, age 77, of Wiggins

Frances McClure McCarty, age 77, of Wiggins formerly of Cleveland, died on Saturday December 01, 2012 at the Wesley Memorial Hospital in Hattiesburg. She was born on October 16, 1935 to Victor B. and Frances (Pettey) McClure on a farm next door to Interstate Baptist Church. The church played a…




Greenville man charged in fire at vacant building

A Greenville man who is believed to be homeless is under arrest for building a fire in a vacant building at the corner of Broadway and Alexander streets in what appeared to be an attempt to keep warm. Officials said 47-year-old Walter Pittman has been found at that address previously…


The Delta wraps up the year on a chilly note

Chilly temperatures are wrapping up the last few days of 2012 across the Delta. Temperatures will hover in the 40’s for next few days due to several low pressure systems moving through the area. Greenville’s low hit 26 degrees on Thursday. Washington County’s road department is prepared to treat icy…


Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department arrests rape suspect

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man accused of rape. The victim reported that she asked 35-year-old James Jackson for a ride, and he instead drove her to the driveway of an abandoned house on Mississippi Highway 1 south of Rosedale and assaulted her. The incident occurred on Saturday….