Greenville preps for LaDarius Perkins Day

Tomorrow is LaDarius Perkins Day in Greenville. Saint Joe is retiring LaDarius Perkins’ number 10 jersey, the first time it has ever done so. Perkins, who’s one of the most-decorated running backs in Mississippi State history, is being honored with a day in his name in his hometown of Greenville….




Indianola remembers Slammin’ Sam

Basketball great Sam Lacey is being remembered in his native Indianola. Sam Lacey will be buried on Saturday in Indianola, a place he always loved and called home even after living in Kansas City for many years. Slammin’ Sam, as he was known, was considered the greatest basketball to come…



Senate says no to state employee raises

The Mississippi Senate has rejected an across-the-board raise of one thousand dollars for all state employees. The vote was 24 in favor, 27 against. Supporters argued that the thousand dollars would offset increases in health and retirement plans. A final budget might still include some raises, but not at a…



Revenue rises in Greenville

The Greenville City Council has received an update on revenue. Nearly halfway through the fiscal year, revenue is up more than 45-thousand dollars year-to-date. An outside financial consultant told the City Council at a Tuesday meeting that revenue totaled 1.57 million dollars in February. The city is now ahead year-to-date…


Shooting suspects arraigned

Suspects have been arraigned in a shooting that severely injured a driver. 18-year-old Johnny Hardy of Greenville remains at the Washington County Jail facing aggravated assault charges for allegedly shooting Detrick Plummer, who then crashed into a house on Reed Road. 22-year-old Hershel Nalls of Greenville was charged as an…