August 5: The Week In Review

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — If you weren’t listening to Delta Radio, he’s the news you missed this past week. A Monroe, Lousiana store is giving away shotguns with diamond engagement rings, the U.S. marines grounded all KC-130 flights in response to the Itta Bena crash on July 10. In Vicksburg, a blue legend finally got a headstone, the board approved a three-year hiring freeze, and approved a send-off parade for Miss Mississippi. Greenville residents had a night out with police. Clarksdale firefighters meanwhile gave out free smoke detectors, the council ordered an employee to count and map dead pine trees, put a chaplain on the city payroll, and the county high school still doesn’t have a football coach. Ole Miss will start the season without two players suspended for shoplifting, and named names in an NCAA booster violations probe. Long awaited trials were put on hold again in both Greenville and Greenwood. Cleveland’s Trump Scion Hotel construction got underway, and a Cleveland woman was killed when she lost control of her car and struck an apartment building. All this and more this past week on Delta Radio, and online at



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