Young men arrested in home invasion

Greenville Police have arrested two young men for a home invasion and armed robbery on Havana Street last month during which a 75-year-old woman was forced to hand over a hundred dollars in cash at gunpoint. 20-year-old Chadwin Green and a 16-year-old whose name was not given due to his…



Cleveland resident arrested in year old murder case

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department has made an arrest in the murder of Colby McCline, nicknamed Goo, at the Sunset Village Apartment Complex in Cleveland in September 2013. 20-year-old Laplose Thompson of Cleveland, who goes by the nickname Corky, now faces charges in the fatal shooting. Law enforcement officials said…




Washington County passes tax increase free budget

A few weeks away from the new fiscal year, the Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget that does not increase taxes. The County will operate on a budget that is worth a little under 40 million dollars during the 2014 – 2015 fiscal year, which starts October…


Inmate dies at the Bolivar County Jail

An inmate has been found dead in the Bolivar County Jail. 41-year-old Larry Lackl of Baltimore was found unresponsive during a routine check on Monday. An investigation is underway, with a preliminary cause of death believed to be suicide.


More school districts sign on to funding lawsuit

Five more Mississippi school districts have signed on to the lawsuit that claims the state has been underfunding local school districts for many years. West Bolivar, North Bolivar, Leland, Greene County and Humphreys County have joined 14 other districts in the suit that demands future and past payments. Greenville is…



Enrollment up at Delta State

There are 3,614 students enrolled at Delta State this year, representing a 2.6 percent increase from last year. Other universities, such as Jackson State, Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi Valley State University and the University of Mississippi, have also reported enrollment increases this year. Analysts say it’s part of a…