Musician Sid Selvidge passes away

Greenville native Sid Selvidge has passed away at his home in Tennessee. He was known as a musician’s musician who held on to his Delta heritage when life took him to other paces. Those who heard him perform remembered him as a big talent with a unique voice. He played…


Mississippi River hovering below flood stage

While not anticipating flooding, officials are keeping an eye on the rising waters of the Mississippi River. In Greenville, the water was measured at 44.9 feet as of Wednesday, and it may crest at 47.5 feet. Even at that level, officials believe there would be no immediate danger to houses…



Bond set in Persimmon Street Shooting

Bond has been set for the suspect in a shooting on Persimmon Street last week. Municipal Court Judge Michael Prewitt set bond at 30-thousand dollars for 30-year-old Casey Ollie. He was arrested on Edison Street, shortly after he allegedly shot Edwin Cork on Persimmon Street. The 27-year-old victim survived the…




Greenville observes the National Day of Prayer

The City of Greenville is taking part in the 62nd National Day of Prayer today, where Americans across the country unite to pray for the nation and its elected leaders. A prayer service will be held on the steps of Greenville City Hall at 1pm today. It will be led…



State tests are underway in schools across the Delta this week

In addition to studying, school officials are urging students to get enough sleep and make sure they are on time for school. Subjects include algebra, biology, history and English. Schools in the Greenville Public, Western Line, Hollandale and Leland School Districts began preparing months ago and offering benchmarks tests. Greenville-Weston…