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Mississippi Housing Development Opens with Help of $224K AHP Grant

GREENVILLE, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Media is encouraged to attenda grand opening and check presentation to celebrate the completion of the Ed Gray Park, a 32-unit apartment community for very low-income residents, at11:00 a.m., Friday, June 15, 2018,at 1500 Ed Gray Drive in Greenville. Planters Bank


Gift will lead to stocking of some Arkansas ponds with super-sized catfish

Baxter Land Company Fish Farm in Arkansas City donated more than 12,000 pounds of catfish, weighing 10 to 40 pounds each, to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.


Pedestrian killed on U.S. 82 named

Debra Bradley, 33, of Lake Village was killed early Friday. Her body was found on U.S. 82 in Greenville.


Getting stuck in the Mississippi mud

If you had told me when I was a teenager I would still be living in Greenville by the time I turned 30, I would have laughed about how wrong you were.I grew up thinking of Greenville as merely a boring small town with nothing much to offer aside from crime and potholes. Even though I was an active m


City to soon grow its workforce — for free

City officials during Tuesday’s council meeting agreed to participate in Mississippi Delta Community College’s Ethics, Discipline, Goals, Employment (EDGE) project, pending verification that the city’s insurance would cover participants. On Friday, city attorney Andy Alexander verified they would be


Pair arrested for child abuse

A $100,000 bond has been set for Tequila Nicole Monger 31, 300 Alexander Ave., and 43 year-old Theresa Ann Jacobs of 413 Gray Street.


Arkansas woman killed by hit-and-run on Mississippi highway

The Delta Democrat-Times reports that 33-year-old Debra A. Bradley of Lake Village, Arkansas, was killed early Friday. Her body was found on U.S. Highway 82 in Greenville.


Two men who pleaded guilty to killing dog and posting video of it on Snapchat sentenced to probation

MONROE, La. - Two Arkansas men who posted a video on Snapchat of a dog as they slit its throat were sentenced Thursday to probation and a fine in Louisiana. Boots Stanley and Steven Sadler, both of Hamburg, Ark., pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated animal cruelty on April 19. District Judge Car


Lake Village Woman Killed in Greenville Hit and Run

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The body of a woman found along U.S. Highway 82 in Greenville has been identified. Police say a passing motorist discovered the body on Friday morning near the Department of Motor Vehicles Office. The investigation continues, but Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Ronnie S


Probation for slitting dog's throat, putting video online

BASTROP, La. (AP) — A judge has ordered probation, a fine and community service for an Arkansas man who slit a pit bull's throat on camera in Louisiana and another man who made the video and posted it on Snapchat.Steven Sadler and video-maker Boots Stanley, both of Hamburg, Arkansas, were sentenced


NAACP conference to bring powerful lineup to Indianola

Several heavy political hitters, including current candidates, will be on hand for the Mississippi State Conference of the NAACP.


Two men who slit a pit bull’s throat repeatedly and posted sick video of the slaughter to Snapchat get NO jail time

Steven Sadler and video-maker Boots Stanley, both of Hamburg, Arkansas, were sentenced Thursday in Morehouse Parish on one count each of aggravated animal cruelty, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.


Sunflower County unlocks the gate - SCCSD’s third grade reading scores among the best in the region

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$224K Grant from Planters Bank and Trust and FHLB Dallas Creates 42 Homes

GREENVILLE, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 15, 2018--The Reserves of Gray Park, a 42-unit apartment community in Greenville, Mississippi, is now open, thanks to a $224,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Planters Bank and Trust and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). Local d


Greenville 9-year-old Dead After Shot with Pellet Gun

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A 9-year-old Greenville boy is dead after being shot with a pellet gun by his 8-year-old brother. Police were called to the 1100 block of McArthur Drive around 8:15 PM Wednesday night where they discovered the child suffering wounds to his chest. He was transported to D


Teen Helps Elderly Man Buy A Shovel, Then Goes Above And Beyond Once He Discovers Its Purpose

Sam Coleman-Dancer, 19, works at his local Ace Hardware in Cleveland, Mississippi. On Thursday, May 31, Lowestrolled into the storeduring the teen’s shift, hoping to purchase an item. Eager to help the veteran, Coleman-Dancer struck up a conversation with him — one that didn’t go atalllike a typical


Baria, Sherman move to June 26 Democratic runoff

According to unofficial final totals, only 2,374 voted in the primaries for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.


Boil water alert issued for more than 2,000 customers in Rolling Fork

ROLLING FORK, Miss (WJTV) - The City of Rolling Fork issues a precautionary boil water alert for customers who get their drinking water from their water supply in Sharkey County.The alert affects 2,446 customers who are served by the system.According to the Mississippi State Department of Health'swe


GOOD NEWS: Teen Helps Elderly Man Bury His Beloved Dog | 106.1 The Twister

Sam Coleman-Dancerwas working his shift at an Ace Hardware store in Cleveland, Mississippi when an elderly customer came in looking for a shovel. The man told Sam, 19, that he was recently diagnosed with cancer and he needed the shovel to bury his treasured dog of 15 years.