July 2014


Surveillance video led to an arrest in Boyle for an alleged auto burglary on Memorial Drive. The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of 47-year-old Larry Johnson in the case. They reminded residents of the risk of auto burglaries and warned against leaving items of value inside vehicles.

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of 47-year-old Larry Johnson in the case. They reminded residents of the risk of auto burglaries and warned against leaving items of value inside vehicles.


Deputies bust alleged burglars

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department has made a series of arrests for house burglaries that had been taking place in the area in recent weeks. Suspects appeared in court for their bond hearings.







Washington County budget talks underway

The Washington County Board of Supervisors is working on the 2014 – 2015 fiscal year budget, which starts on October first. They’re taking a look at departments which previously ran over their individual budgets to see where overspending occurred and where adjustments can be made. The fiscal year 2013 –…


First Family of Football launches health campaign

Drew native Archie Manning has announced the Manning Family Fund for a Healthier Mississippi, which will work with the University of Mississippi Medical Center on an effort to improve health in the state by focusing on concerns such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, infectious disease, dementia and other issues. Manning,…