Extradition delayed for Tennessee murder suspect

A Tennessee murder suspect will spend some more time in Greenville before he’s extradited back home. Greenville Judge Michael Prewitt has ordered 23-year-old Roger Reed Junior to serve 120 days on some misdemeanor charges. He’ll then be extradited back to Tennessee, where he’s accused of killing a popular church leader…



Woman dies in Arcola crash

One person was killed and three others were airlifted to local hospitals after a car accident on Highway One South near Arcola (arr-COLE-ah). Police say the driver lost control and overcompensated, which caused the vehicle to flip several times. Police did not confirm the name of the woman who died,…



Hugh Ellis Walker dies at 86

A well-known name from Delta State University has passed away. Hugh Ellis Walker Senior was a former Alumni Director who was known for giving much of his life to the school. The Foundation House at the school is named in his honor. Walker was 86 when he died Friday after…



Armed robbery in Shaw

Bolivar County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Shaw. Two employees reported that two men wearing hoods and brandishing weapons entered the store on Thursday night and forced them to empty out their cash registers. The men reportedly fled in a maroon Chevy Impala.



Civic leader Roy Fulton dies at 89

Roy Fulton has died. He was well-known in his adopted hometown of Greenville as a businessman, competitive speedboat racer, former member of the Washington County Board of Supervisors and former boat store owner who was instrumental in the creation of Warfield Point Park. His family confirms that Fulton died on…