Fatal fire suspect surrenders

A Greenville man wanted in connection with a fatal fire on Elizabeth Street in April has surrendered. 36-year-old Telly Lockridge turned himself into police this week to face charges connected to the fire that is believed to be intentionally set. 54-year-old Linda Day did not make it out of her…





Parks and Rec may receive casino revenue

Greenville Mayor John Cox says casino revenue that has been directed to schools for a number of years should be directed to parks and recreation programs. A law that went into effect July 1st that was not well publicized requires that casino revenue be directed towards voluntary character development or…


Recent tornado used as test scenario

The recent tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma was used as a test scenario for a disaster awareness forum in Greenville this week. Participants discussed a plan of action if a tornado of the same strength were to hit Greenville.


Delta Farmers preparing for Farm Bill news

The Delta’s Farmers are watching Washington for news about the Farm Bill, which is expected to head to the Senate Floor on Monday. A farm bill is enacted every five years and sets policy regarding agriculture, conservation, forestry and nutrition. Once the bill is passed, farmers and researchers will know…