Gunnison resident dies in U.S. 49 wreck

A Gunnison resident has died in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 49. The Mississippi Highway Patrol says 57-year-old Mack Jones was operating a Dodge Neon in Sunflower County on Tuesday afternoon when he veered into the other lane and collided with a freightliner. Jones died at the scene. The other…




Greenville’s Christmas Parade is set for this Saturday

Betty Lynn Cameron with Main Street Greenville tells Delta Radio News the only disappointment this year is that well-known Greenville resident Lawrence “Shine” Thornton won’t be there. Shine Thornton died in October after he was mugged for his wallet by a group of teenagers. Four young people now face capital…


Museum without walls arrives in Bolivar County

The Mississippi Blues Trail museum without walls arrives in Cleveland today to unveil a marker at the Bolivar County Courthouse. The marker celebrates W.C. Handy’s account of his enlightenment in Cleveland in 1903, which is one of the most widely circulated stories in blues history. The marker unveiling is set…



Greenville’s Fire Station Number 3 gets a new use

The Greenville City Council has agreed to reopen Fire Station Number 3, which is on US 82 East. It will be used to house administrative offices. After it was shuttered as a fire station, it was used as a temporary donation center for clothing and items for people displaced by…


Push to improve schools is off to a good start

A push to improve attendance in the Greenville Public School District is off to a good start, according to officials who said the current daily attendance rate is hovering at about 94.86 percent, within striking distance of the district’s goal of 95 percent. As always, officials said attendance is fairly…