May 2014

Honor planned for T-Model Ford

A dedication ceremony is set for Saturday for a headstone for Blues artist James Lewis Carter Ford, known as T-Model Ford, who died in his Greenville home last July. T-Model Ford traveled the world playing blues music. Fans are invited to take part in the headstone dedication ceremony hosted by…



High school graduation season in full swing

State and local law enforcement are urging parents and students to plan safe and fun high school graduation parties that avoid situations that could result in drinking and driving. Greenville-Weston High School’s graduation is set for this Friday night.




City Council takes a No Confidence Vote against the Mayor

The Greenville City Council has taken a 4 to 2 no confidence vote against Mayor John Cox, following controversial remarks he made to a national TV education reporter about sending his daughters to private school instead of Greenville public schools. The remarks, which he said were 13 seconds out of…


Two More Suspects Arrested in Photos Case

Two more suspects have been arrested in the investigation of photos taken of Senator Cochran’s wife, who is very ill and has dementia. A blogger was arrested previously for entering the nursing home where Rose Cochran lives and taking photos without her or her family’s permission to use in an…


DRMC ends open heart surgery program

Delta Regional Medical Center has ended its open heart surgery program in a cost-cutting move. Officials blamed the high costs combined with a declining number of procedures being performed for the decision to end the program. DRMC did 16 open heart procedures in 2013 and just one this year. The…



Greenville Public School District offers condolences

The Greenville Public School District has offered condolences to everyone affected by the recent stabbing death of district employee Willie Dean outside Susie Trigg Elementary. Willie Dean was 43 years old. He was previously reported to be a custodian, but the district said he was not a custodian but did…