Bomb Threat Call a Prank

(Greenville, MS) — A federal judge set a Thursday afternoon change of plea hearing in Greenville for 25-year-old Michael Sparks who was charged with calling in a bomb threat to a hospital. Sparks called in a threat last November using a cell phone. The phone was tracked to a correctional…



Jackson Woman Kidnapped and Shot

(Jackson, MS) — A 34-year-old woman was kidnapped Monday morning from the Fondren Hills area in Jackson and forced by at least one suspect to drive to a nearby ATM. When the woman could not withdraw money, she was driven to a parking lot in the Ridgewood Road and Crane…


Another Barge Accident on the Mississippi River

There was yet another barge accident on the Mississippi River yesterday when a tow boat struck the bank of the river, resulting in six barges breaking loose. Two of the barges were loaded with urea ammonium nitrate and the rest were empty. One barge sank but the other four were…


Bolivar County Man In Second Week of Federal Trial

Federal prosecutors are building its case against Bolivar County resident, Michael Alan Tarver, in his second week of federal trial for tampering with the people’s water supply in Bolivar and Sunflower Counties. Tarver is on trial in Aberdeen for heavily damaging water lines and equipment that belongs to the Boyle-Skene…




The Delta bundles up…again!

With frozen precipitation once again in the forecast for this evening, local folks are asking themselves when was the last time we had to gear up for winter weather three weeks in a row? The National Weather Service was tracking a nasty storm set to roll in this afternoon packing…



Warfield Point Park to improve ATV trails

Warfield Point Park will use a 128-thousand dollar state grant to improve ATV trails. The money will go towards a front-end loader with a backhoe that will maintain the trails that tend to get flooded with debris and branches. Officials said they will also promote ATV safety and hope to…