Board of Supervisors voted to take over E-911 Board

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has voted to take over the E-911 Board, after the group failed to have even one meeting this year. The Board of Supervisors is awaiting a legal opinion as to whether it can take over the duties from the 911 board, which hasn’t met…





Teach for America Corps arrives in Cleveland

Hundreds of teachers have begun arriving at Delta State University. They are part of the Teach for America program, which trains teachers who commit to two years of service in public schools. Teach for America began in the Delta in 1991. Some previous participants chose to stay and make the…


2nd Annual Fundraiser Brings Familiar Faces to the Delta

It was a star-studded weekend in the Delta, when a number of celebrities turned out to support country musician Steve Azar’s Delta Soul Golf tournament to raise money for local charities. Participants included former New Orleans Saints player Deuce McAllister, “Melrose Place” actor Grant Show, former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder…


Hundreds of teachers are on their way to Cleveland

They are part of the Teach for America program and will commit to teaching in under-served public schools for the next two years. They will live at Delta State University and take part in community events, and then spread out to other states to begin their teaching careers. The teachers…


Good Samaritan Health Center to close

The board of directors for the Good Samaritan Health Center has announced that it will close sometime this year. The decision was attributed to the recent loss of funding from Delta Health Alliance, which accounted for about 90-percent of the budget. The clinic opened part-time in 2006 and later operated…