February 2013


Campaign staff reacts to Clarksdale Mayoral candidate murder

His campaign staff is reacting to the news of Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian’s murder. A body pulled from the Mississippi River was confirmed to be McMillian, who was missing for a day after a car accident. A man has reportedly confessed to strangling him. His staff wrote on Facebook…




Mayoral candidate murdered in Clarksdale

Police have confirmed that a body pulled from the Mississippi River is that of Marco McMillian, a mayoral candidate in Clarksdale. McMillian’s vehicle was involved in a crash Tuesday morning near the Coahoma-Tallahatchie county line on US 49. The drivers of both cars were hospitalized, and one of them allegedly…



Work has begun on the Ireland Road bridge

The 300-thousand dollar project is being funded by the Mississippi Office of State Aid Road Construction. The bridge repairs are expected to be complete by late April if the weather cooperates. Work is also underway on the Airport Road Bridge.


City Revenues up in Greenville

An external financial consultant says Greenville’s revenues are up in the first four months of the fiscal year. Steve Osso reports that the city is bringing in over 100-thousand dollars a month more than last year. In January, the city brought in one point three seven million dollars, which is…


Black history program opens at the Capps Center

Hundreds of people are expected at a black history month event today at the Charles W. Capps Center in Stoneville. The U-S-D-A Agricultural Research Service’s African-American History Program is in its 36th year. The theme this year is “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality,” which commemorates the 150th anniversary…