Jobless claims on the rise in Washington County

The unemployment rate in Greenville was unchanged from October to November while Washington County‚Äôs rate moved up a bit. The slight increase from October to November was up from 9.3 to 9.6 percent. The latest information was released from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. There are jobs available in…


Rosedale resident dies in Highway 61 wreck

Rosedale resident has died in a collision on U.S. Highway 61. Police say 50-year-old Henry Butler was operating an MDOT work truck and traveling north near Shaw on Tuesday when he collided with a freightliner and died at the scene from multiple injuries. The other driver, 39-year-old Lonnie Wilkerson of…





Sportsplex groundbreaking ceremony on tap

Officials are set to break ground this week on a new multi-million dollar sports facility planners, for years now, believe will provide a huge boost to the local economy by hosting different tournaments. Foundation members have been working on locating funding for the new Delta Sportsplex. Weather permitting, athletes from…