Registration for Greenville’s new pre-K program begins today

Early registration for the Greenville Public School District’s pre-kindergarten program begins today. It is the first time the district has offered pre-K since 2009. The program will be held at McBride Elementary School. The district expects about 200 students to enroll for the 2013-2014 school year. It is not required,…






First shooting of the year in Leland

Police are investigating the first shooting incident of 2013 in Leland. Miguel Patterson survived the attack and remains hospitalized in good condition. Police say the victim and alleged shooter got into an argument after leaving Wings Dings convenience store. They say Patterson was struck in the abdomen and thigh in…


Alford plea in Sunflower County murder case

A man charged in the death of his former girlfriend in 2008 has entered an Alford plea, which allows for the court to receive a guilty plea without the defendant admitting to the crime. In exchange, Scottie Abney will avoid a life sentence for the death of 42-year-old Angelia Yates…



Family members being treated after serious U.S. 82 wreck

Law enforcement has now identified the family injured when they swerved to avoid dogs in the road on U.S. 82 on Saturday and flipped their vehicle several times. Albert Russell remains at University Medical Center in Jackson with serious injuries. His wife, Tiffany Willis, was reported in serious condition. His…