Sheriff Arrests Four Guards For Aiding In Latest Escape

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MS(Ben Caxton) — After another embarrassing escape, last weekend from the Washington County Correctional Facility near Greenville, four correctional officers at the facility have been arrested. 29-year-old Lorenzo Deshay Dye was being held on charges of carjacking, armed robbery, aggravated assault and kidnapping when he was found missing…



Peanut Fire Impacting Greenwood Air Quality

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has ordered the owner of a smoldering Peanut storage facility in Greenwood to implement an air monitoring plan. The fire at the Birdsong Peanuts facility continues, with thick black smoke at times still rising from the now totally destroyed…