Search underway for gunman wanted in double shooting

The victims of a double murder in Clarksdale were located Saturday morning after police were asked by a family member to check on Tony and Penny Lewelling who were both 55 years old. Investigators believe the couple had been shot to death sometime Friday evening in a home on Mississippi…






Local patients benefit as DRMC tightens it’s belt

The savings realized through cutting unnecessary costs has allowed Delta Regional Medical Center to make upgrades to it’s labs, which hospital officials say will help ensure the Greenville facility maintains it’s state of the art approach to caring for partients. DRMC heads say those services represent the only form of…



Ex Prison Chief gets the bill

Christopher Epps apparently will still receive retirement pay as the ex-State Corrections Commissioner serves up to 23 years most likely in a prison where everyone use to call him “boss”. Epps will be sentenced in June on bribery charges. He will have to pay a fine of $750,000 from his…


Author Anne Moody is being remembered

She died earlier this month at the age of 74 after a battle with dementia. In 1968, she published the bestselling “Coming of Age in Mississippi” in which she describes the sit-in at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in which two high school students dragged her off the stool and across…