May 2014

Custodian murdered at Susie Trigg

Greenville Police say a custodian has been stabbed to death at a local elementary school. Police say 43-year-old Willie Dean of Greenville was stabbed at Susie Trigg Elementary School on Tuesday and died less than 45 minutes later. Police say no children were in danger during the assault, although the…





Mississippi Delta Community College has held its 2014 graduation

Governor Phil Bryant was the keynote speaker at Friday’s graduation on the Moorhead Campus. More than 500 diplomas were awarded in academic, career and technical programs. The governor urged the new graduates to consider staying in Mississippi and building their careers and future careers in their home state.



Delta Foundation seeks job applicants

The Delta Foundation is seeking 15 young men who are 19 to 30 years old for a year-long job training and placement program. Applications can be picked up at the Delta Foundation on Main Street through May 22nd. It is part of a regional effort to ease the employment crunch…


There’s a new playground in Ruleville

Almost 400 volunteers turned out for a one-day blitz to build the playground. Organizers say the project took weeks to plan, but because so many people turned out to help, the actual construction was done in five hours. The Ruleville playground is part of a national effort to make sure…



Greenville seeks intern sponsors

Greenville officials are looking for more businesses to provide internships to college students this summer. They have 10 businesses so far and need several more to meet the demand. The Go Greenville program offers paid internships to graduates of Greenville high schools who are currently in their junior or senior…