Bulldogs Take To The Court In The NIT Tonight

STARKVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Although best known as a “football” conference, the Southeastern Conference has placed a league-record eight teams in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament. Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas A&M will represent the SEC, which has put six teams into the tournament nine…



Monticello Charter School Application Withdrawn

MONTICELLO, MS (Ben Caxton) — According to a report at monticellolive.com a proposed charter school for Monticello will not be happening anytime soon, if at all. According to the website, a spokesman for Drew Academy told them that their application has been withdrawn indefinitely because the proposed location for the…



Greenwood Homicide Ruled Self Defense

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The 29-year-old Greenwood man identified as the shooter in the killing of 27-year-old Darris Ollie on Friday will not face charges. Police said in a statement that “all evidence points to justifiable homicide self-defense”. Ollie suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and tried to flee…