Purple Heart Display at the Bolivar County Courthouse

A Purple Heart display is on exhibit in Bolivar County. The purple heart display at the Bolivar County Courthouse is the first of its kind in the state. It honors 87 Mississippi soldiers who gave their lives in service to their country since 2001. The name of an 88th soldier…


Cleveland is looking pretty good these days

Friday’s Keep Cleveland Beautiful event was the largest spring cleanup taking place in Mississippi. Volunteers fanned out across the city, picking up trash, landscaping and repainting areas, renovating playgrounds and removing graffiti. Officials say a clean city has many benefits, that range from an improved economy to a lower crime…


An Indianola man faces charges after a domestic incident

Shelton Lee is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment on Airport Road and assaulting and threatening to kill her. He was arrested shortly after the incident for domestic assault, burglary and possession of a deadly weapon by a convicted felon. He remains held on 90-thousand dollars bond.


Hangars in disrepair at Mid-Delta Regional Airport

Greenville City Officials say the airport’s hangars’ fire suppression system is in need of repair. Employees have not been able to do any aircraft painting until it’s fixed. The City is applying for a 360-thousand dollar state grant to cover the cost of the repairs.



Raises are on the way to Mississippi teachers

A teacher raise plan strikes a compromise for those who wanted across the board raises for all teachers and those who argued that any raises should be based on merit. Teachers will receive 15-hundred dollars over the next two years, and a total of $2,750 for years three and four,…


Century-old downtown building gets renovations

The Delta Teaching Supply store is getting a facelift. The two-story building in downtown Greenville is more than a century old. In another life, it was known as the Sloan Jewelry building and currently houses Delta Teaching Supply. Renovations involve replacement of the aging roof and re-bricking the front of…


Frenzo has made the bust

The Greenville Police Department’s drug dog, whose name is Frenzo, helped officers track down a shipped package that contained nearly 30 pounds of marijuana. The drug had an estimated street value of up to 40-thousand dollars. The package originated from Arizona and was detected after Frenzo gave the signal indicating…


Greenville to fine water thieves

Greenville’s Water Department plans 50 dollar fines for water theft and a 100 dollar fine for tampering with a water meter. It is part of an overall campaign to reduce the amount of unpaid water usage. The department recently got more aggressive about collecting overdue accounts.