Illegal gaming machines destroyed in Bolivar County

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department has done away with four illegal gaming machines allegedly found during a bust in February at Bruce’s Place off Mississippi Highway 446 in Boyle. It was one of several recent busts of illegal gaming. The four machines were destroyed at the Bolivar County Regional Correctional…



IRS reminds families to check the EITC

With the tax filing deadline quickly approaching, the IRS is reminding Delta families to check their eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit. I-R-S Spokesperson Mark Green says the If you’re not required to file, Green says it’s in your best interests to do so anyway, because if you don’t…


Civil rights activist to address mayor’s prayer luncheon

Civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams is the keynote speaker at Greenville Mayor John Cox’s prayer luncheon today. She is the widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, who was murdered in 1963 at the age of 37 by a member of the White Citizens Council, who was not convicted until…






Autopsy results released in Washington County deaths

The autopsies indicated that 31-year-old Stephanie Cooks was killed by multiple gunshot injuries to her head, neck and face. She was found severely injured in a home of Delta City Road near Hollandale and taken to a hospital, where she passed away a short time later. 41-year-old Timothy Lee Holmes…