Greenville to re-open Fire Station Four

The Greenville City Council has voted to reopen Fire Station Four on Cypress Lane. The city closed the station this summer in a cost-cutting move. Council members have agreed to re-open it due to a leaking roof and plumbing problems at Fire State Number Three on US 82. Firefighters and…




Shelby resident indicted for embezzlement

A Shelby resident is under indictment for allegedly embezzling federal funds during the construction of low income housing in Humphreys County. 59-year-old Linda Balducci, executive director of Southeastern Development Opportunities Inc of Shelby, is accused of conspiring with a general contractor on the embezzlement. A trial date has been set…




High bond set for Greenville murder suspect

A judge has set bond at 2.5 million for Rico Brown, accused of shooting three men on Cately Street on December 28th. One of the victims, 31-year-old Quincy Antonio Reed, died from his injuries while the two others survived. Municipal Court Judge Michael Prewitt set the high bond for Brown,…


Bolivar County gets a new road manager

A new road manager has been named for Bolivar County. Mound Bayou resident James Pritchett begins that position this week. He takes over from David James, the longtime road manager who passed away in September. Pritchett has fifteen years experience with the Bolivar County road system.