May 2015




Indianola funeral and burial for B.B. King

Services for B.B. King are set for this Friday and Saturday in Las Vegas. Details are still being worked out for the funeral and burial to follow a week later at an Indianola church not far from where the blues icon picked cotton as a boy. Dion Brown, who serves…



Murder suspect wants your vote

Washington County’s ex-Crimestoppers coordinator Kyvona Moore has been charged with first degree murder. The police sargent was suspended from her job with the Greenville Police Department after investigators allege she shot her husband to death. Moore however apparently is still eligible to be considered a candidate in the race for…


Community prays Greenville gang members find God

The recent homicides on the streets of Greenville have produced a few very tragic months for the community. Its something Mayor John Cox reminds residents that is not exclusive to the Delta or our state or the nation for that matter. The Mayor brought together city leaders, law enforcement officials…


Greenville fugitives tracked down by US Marshals

Benny Joyce and Roderick Hood were taken back into custody this week after the kidnapping and assault suspects were taken to a local hospital Monday evening to be treated for gunshot wounds. US Marshals say both are being held on felony charges. The two men are from Greenville. Joyce is…



Support mounting for local mother battling leukemia

A number of fundraisers in Cleveland will be held over the next few weeks to help a single mom’s fight for her life. Would-be bone marrow donors can get swabbed to see if they might be the right match for Lei-Ann Murphy during next Saturday’s massive event at Grover’s Corner…