Parks Commission looks to re-open the city pool

Greenville’s Parks and Recreation Commission is exploring the possibility of reopening the Bobby Henry Memorial Pool that closed last summer if it can raise the funds. Last year, the city spent almost 50-thousand dollars operating and maintaining the pool, which took in less than 4-thousand dollars. The Commission is exploring…






Cleveland residents say they’re excited by the news that Smithsonian Magazine has named their hometown on a list of the top small towns to visit in 2013

Cleveland was number two on the list. Smithsonian Magazine mentioned the town’s music history, the Delta Center for Culture and Learning, the Railroad Heritage Museum, storied local galleries and restaurants, and Delta State University as factors that went into the ranking. The list considers American towns with populations of under…



Federal sequestration cuts arrive at Mid-Delta Regional Airport

The Mid-Delta Regional Airport has been told it must close its Contract Air Traffic Control towers next month. The closure is part of the federal sequestration of mandatory spending cuts. Airport Director Draylan Gant previously said that the airport can operate normally without those towers, which are operated by a…


Old Jubilee barge told to pay up

The county and city have made a motion for the company that owns the Jubilee barge not to move it until a payment has been made on its 2013 taxes. Those taxes are not due yet, but local officials are looking for a deposit in the form of a bond…