Greenville resident charged with jury tampering

A Greenville resident is facing charges for allegedly trying to influence a juror. 31-year-old Marguerite Wilson was facing a trial for Medicaid fraud when she was arrested for allegedly contacting one of the jurors. Wilson, who is a caseworker with the Washington County Department of Human Services, allegedly offered assistance…

Greenville experiences near-record revenue gains

The City of Greenville experienced near-record revenue gains during the 2012 – 2013 Fiscal Year, which ended on September 30th. Revenue was strong in Water, Planning and Business Licenses. Revenue was down for the airport, municipal court and gaming. Officials said gaming hit its lowest revenue level in ten years.

Missing children turn up safe

Two children who were the subject of an Amber Alert in Washington County have been found. The Amber Alert came to a quick end when the 10-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl were found unharmed . Amy Reed reported that her children vanished while playing outside their Lake Washington Road home…

Inauguration date announced

A date has been announced for the formal installation of William LaForge as the eighth president of Delta State University. The event will be held November 1st, to be followed by a homecoming game the next day.

Domestic violence victims would get some relief from initial utility deposits, under a plan being presented by Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley

The plan would offer a 60-day waiver of initial utility deposits in new locations for domestic violence victims who are trying to escape from dangerous situations. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley, who represents Mississippi’s Northern District, says it is one way to ease the financial burden on victims as they…

Awareness Rally to honor Shelby Harmon

A domestic violence awareness rally is planned in Bear Pen Park tomorrow to honor Shelby Harmon, the 20-year-old Cleveland woman who died when she was allegedly run over by her boyfriend. Angie Harmon is Shelby’s mother. Tomorrow’s rally comes a day before the first anniversary of the young woman’s death.

Washington County Jail Guard accused in contraband case

A correctional officer at the Washington County Regional Correctional Facility faces charges in a contraband case. That story from Ann Kenda. Correctional officer Patrick Henderson is out on one-thousand dollars bond on a smuggling charge. He was allegedly found to have three packages of tobacco in a backpack. Tobacco is…