December 2013




2013 Greenville homicide total rises by one

The 2013 homicide rate in Greenville has now risen to ten, after the death of a 24-year-old man who was shot in the parking lot of the P and M Lounge early Saturday. LaMarcus Scott was hospitalized locally and then airlifted to Jackson, where he passed away from gunshot injuries…


First pediatric flu death of the season

State health officials have reported the first death of a child from the flu for the 2013 – 2014 flu season and are reminding parents that the flu can be very dangerous for young children. There have now been 12 pediatric deaths from the flu in Mississippi since the 2007…


Cleveland homicide victim identified.

  Cleveland Police have identified the young man who was shot to death Friday afternoon as 21-year-old Fitzgerald Roy. Police said he was shot near Johnson Avenue and White Street and passed away from his injuries at a local hospital a short time later. Police are still investigating but said…