Cleveland resident heads to life in prison

A Cleveland resident has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing two people. 24-year-old Alexander Haydel pleaded guilty to shooting to death his wife’s ex-husband and a Memphis police officer. The killings occurred in a Memphis hotel in July 2011, when Haydel reportedly assaulted…


High bond set for armed robbery suspects

High bond has been set for two Greenville men accused in an armed robbery turned violent. Bond was set at five million dollars each for the suspects in the armed robbery of Min Sang Grocery on East Alexander on January 3rd. 19-year-old Elton Harper and 26-year-old Korderro Robinson face a…



Washington County gets tough on trash

A new trash policy goes into effect in Washington County today. Residents can be fined if they place loose trash in bins. The trash must be bagged. Fines can be for more than 400 dollars. Officials said careless trash disposal can be a safety hazard and eyesore.



Drew chooses a controversial new Police Chief

Drew has hired a new police chief. The Drew Board of Aldermen has chosen Terry Tyler for the position. He previously served as Police Chief of Tutwiler and was fired in 2012, after a video posted on YouTube showed members of his staff encouraging a mentally disabled teenager to eat…




School’s back on in the North Bolivar School District

School is open today in the North Bolivar School District, following the cancellation of classes Thursday after a water main break in the city of Shelby. The break only affected Shelby, but officials cancelled classes for the entire district. School resumes today, and Shelby students will be given sack lunches,…