Mayoral election set in Drew

April 15th has been set for the do-over of the mayoral election in Drew. A judge ordered the results of the previous election held in June 2013 thrown out due to voting irregularities. The complaint was made by Jeffrey Kilpatrick, who lost June’s election to Harvey Burchfield by 18 votes…





Greenville Mayor John Cox is in DC today

Mayor Cox and 14 other mayors from cities along the Mississippi River are in the nation’s capital to meet with members of Congress about issues that affect the health and vitality of the River. Subjects include disaster preparedness, trade and conservation. Along with Mayor Cox, the other mayors come from…


Affordable Care Act deadline approaching

With a few days to go until the March 31st deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, Delta residents are being urged not to assume that they won’t qualify. Those who miss the deadline will have to wait until the next open enrollment period in…



Child abuse awareness event scheduled in Cleveland

The Bolivar County Department of Human Services Division of Family and Children Services has scheduled a Child Abuse and Awareness Resource Fair for April 4th at the United Family Life Center in Cleveland. The event will help educate the public about preventative measures that can help reduce child abuse and…



Flood insurance premiums on the rise

Greenville homeowners are facing rising costs for flood insurance, as Congress attempts to reduce the 24 billion dollars in debt owed by the National Flood Insurance Program. Analysts say even owners of homes built to required elevations after flood maps were in place will see higher premiums. Primary residences that…