Awareness Rally to honor Shelby Harmon

A domestic violence awareness rally is planned in Bear Pen Park tomorrow to honor Shelby Harmon, the 20-year-old Cleveland woman who died when she was allegedly run over by her boyfriend. Angie Harmon is Shelby’s mother. Tomorrow’s rally comes a day before the first anniversary of the young woman’s death.


Washington County Jail Guard accused in contraband case

A correctional officer at the Washington County Regional Correctional Facility faces charges in a contraband case. That story from Ann Kenda. Correctional officer Patrick Henderson is out on one-thousand dollars bond on a smuggling charge. He was allegedly found to have three packages of tobacco in a backpack. Tobacco is…





City Council drops water bill fee

The Greenville City Council is backing off from a plan to tack on a two dollar mosquito abatement fee on to water bills. That story from Ann Kenda. After questions arose about the legality of mosquito abatement fee, City Councilors decided not to go ahead with the plan. Previous estimates…



Small decline in Washington County’s unemployment rate

New unemployment figures have been released in Washington County. Washington County’s jobless rate showed a slight decline in August, when it fell to 13.9 percent from July’s 14.1 percent. Officials said the decline is explained in part by college students returning to school and no longer being included in the…


SIDS is on the decrease

The number of infants dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Mississippi is sharply down, according to new figures from the state Health Department. 43 babies died of SIDS in Mississippi in 2011. It was down to 21 in 2012. SIDS remains the third leading cause of infant deaths in…


Awareness Rally to honor Shelby Harmon

A domestic violence awareness rally is planned for Saturday at Bear Pen Park, in memory of 20-year-old Shelby Harmon. Her mother, Angie Harmon, tells Delta Radio News the goal is to educate people about the problem of domestic violence. Saturday’s rally comes the day before the first anniversary of Shelby’s…