Guilty plea in a Leland cold case

A suspect has agreed to a plea deal in the manslaughter of a Leland man in 2006. 23-year-old Ruben Brown was in a correctional facility in Pearl on an unrelated count of commercial burglary when he was transferred to Washington County. He reached a plea deal under which he will…

The Chuck Jordan Gala is tonight

The Chuck Jordan and Friends Gala is tonight at the Washington County Convention Center. The event will raise funds for the newly-established Washington County Community Foundation. Board Member Jan Engel says the event will also help remember former Mayor Jordan, who passed away from pancreatic cancer before he could host…

The Town of Alligator is in the Spotlight

The town of Alligator is in the spotlight today as the Mississippi Blues Trails unveils its 166th marker on the museum without walls. The marker honors artists who were born or lived in Alligator, such as George “G.P.” Jackson and Robert “Bilbo” Walker. Delta Blues singer Robert Johnson lived in…

Runoff election has settled school district race

A runoff election in Hollandale has settled a school district race that was left unsettled by the November 6th election. To win during the general election, a candidate had to receive 50 percent plus one vote to be declared the winner. Since that didn’t happen, a runoff was held Tuesday….

Cleveland man dies in single-car accident

A Cleveland man has died in a single car accident on Shaw-Skene Road near Mississippi Highway 446. Witnesses said 53-year-old James “Freddy” Kline appeared to lose control of the vehicle at about 5:30 Tuesday afternoon. His car wound up in a ditch after flipping over once. Emergency crews believe he…

Greenville Native Appointed Acting President

A Greenville native has been appointed as acting president of Mississippi Valley State University. Dr. Alfred Rankins will serve in that position until the Board of Trustees announces an Interim President while it conducts a search for a permanent president. Rankins began meeting with students and staff this week.

Design A Power Box

(Greenville, MS)– Beginning July 1, the Green Arts Council will begin accepting designs, donations, and sponsorships for the Power Box Art Project. You can participate in painting the towns power boxes with Delta themed art. Contact Caroline Mansour for your submissions.

Greenville Accepts Grant

(Greenville, MS)– Thursday the City of Greenville lead by Mayor Errick Simmons accepted a $901,000 grant. The Section 592 grant comes from the US corp of Enginners to assist with sewer infrastructure.

Deltans Can Donate To Helping Hands

(Cleveland, Ms)– Deltans can donate to Helping Hands of Cleveland and Bolivar County in support their plan to help deltans with billing issues and eradicate food insufficiency. Helping Hands distributes food in food drives with the assistance of local churches and support groups. This summer’s vacation bible school is leading…

Cleveland Has A Special Guest Coming To Town

(Cleveland, MS)– Cleveland’s Fly Talk held by Fly Zone will have special guest Actor Larramie Cortez Shaw nicknamed Doc Shaw as a guest speaker. Kierre Rimmer leads Cleveland’s Fly Zone “Forever Lifting Youth” which is a community awarness program. The program helps motivate, inspire and cultivate youth to make the…