July 1: The Week In Review

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THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Another busy news week in the Delta has gone by, and here’s what you might have missed if you weren’t listening to Delta Radio. The accused Hopewell Church arsonist made his first court appearance this last week, and the Greenville Fire Department received a $150,000 grant. A 16-year-old shot a 12-year-old in Ridgeland. The Greenville Public Schools this week announced the closure of a downtown school, and the hiring of a new superintendent, while West Bolivar Schools fired the replacement for its own fired, Superintendent. Vicksburg crowned a hometown girl as Miss Mississippi. An armed robbery at a Greenville Exxon led to a $5,000 reward offer, Mississippi was ranked the least safe state in the nation. Mayor Luckett said “Goodbye” in Clarksdale, and Greenville Mayor Simmons was honored in Palm Beach. A six-year-old was shot in Greenwood on Wednesday, a bass brought in $50,000 for a Dumas cop, Steel Bayou gave up an albino carp, and two missing women were rescued in Drew County. All this week from www.deltadailynews.com.



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