August 2014


Seniors in Greenville Schools have received iPads

Eventually all students in Greenville will get iPads, but for now they’ve been distributed to seniors. School Spokesperson Everett Chinn says a decision was made that electronic is the way to go. Other high school students will start receiving iPads sometime after Labor Day.





Police-involved shooting in Shaw

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into a police-involved shooting in Shaw. A resident was shot in the shoulder and flown to a trauma hospital, reportedly after being shot by an officer. The man was allegedly attempting going after the police chief’s gun when he was shot by a…


Former airport director returns

Former Mid-Delta Regional Airport Director Lane Rodgers has returned, to serve in that position again in an interim capacity. He was Airport Director from 2006 to 2012 and was succeeded by Draylan Gant, who resigned recently. The City Council hired Rodgers back on a short-term basis because he already knows…



Second arrest in contraband case

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a contraband case at the Bolivar County Jail. A woman was arrested previously, after she was allegedly found to be near a back fence trying to find a way to get a duffle bag full of tobacco and cell phone chargers…