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Hall leaving Indianola for Columbus job
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Watch confrontation between Indianola city leaders after Thursday's board meeting
Several members insisted on calling the meeting back into session, but that appears to be illegal, after Mayor Steve Rosenthal explained this to the board, a verbal altercaation ensued.
Grammy brand comes to Indianola
The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center seems to have struck a sweet note of collaboration. On Thursday, Bob Santelli, founding executive director of the Grammy museums, announced that the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center has become the newest official member of the Grammy m
Greenwood Bank Robber Caught Red-handed – and Red-faced
GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — A bank robbery in Greenwood Wednesday blew up in the thief’s face. Literally. An unidentified 28-year-old black male suspect is accused of entering Planters Bank in downtown Greenwood just before noon Wednesday, showing a teller a silver revolver and demanding money. Pol
Counterfeit $100 Bills Turning Up in Greenville
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Sources have revealed to Delta Daily News that the Secret Service has been notified that counterfeit bills are making the rounds in the Greenville area. The forgeries are apparently highly sophisticated $100 bills where the criminals have washed the ink off $1 bills and
Trade war hits home: How tariffs affect Sunflower County
But a lot of what happens here, as well as in other Delta counties, does have an impact on the price of soybeans in China.
Greater Greenville tackles new project
One week after celebrating the completion of the Reserves at Gray Park, Greater Greenville Housing and Revitalization Association, Inc. is already working on its next project.
Yazoo City Police investigate deadly shooting
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (WJTV) - The Yazoo City Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting.The department said a person was shot and killed on Prentiss Avenue around midnight.Police are working to find the suspect. The identity of the victim has not been released.
19-year-old killed in Yazoo City
It happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday on Prentiss Avenue. Investigators said they found Tandre Weekly, 19, dead in the middle of the street.
Greenwood Votes to Tear Down Midway Hotel
GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Despite the owner’s claims that the Midway Hotel is one of the “soundest” buildings on Carrolton Avenue, the city council has voted to have the structure demolished. Larry “Blue” Neal, owner of hotel told the council that he had a contractor ready to be hird and planned
AP News - Police: Mississippi man beat neighbor over lawn mowing job
The Greenwood Commonwealth reports 39-year-old Brad Gentry had been paid to mow his neighbor's lawn but stopped halfway through and left. Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks says the neighbor, Ray Farris, then went and got someone else to finish the task. Banks says Gentry came back angry and "beat t
Moorhead PD welcomes new assistant
Myers, a Batesville native, is an 11-year law enforcement veteran who has served with various agencies across the Delta including the Greenville, Belzoni and Isola police departments.
Former Greenwood police officer faces charges
Courtesy: Mississippi A.G. OfficeGREENWOOD, Miss (WJTV) - A former Greenwood police officer surrendered to authorities Tuesday.Erica Scott has been indicted on a count of embezzlement and another county of fradulent statement. Both are felonies.Prosecutors claim Scott falsified time sheets and submi
Emmett Till Historic Marker Rededicated After Being Shot Up
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) -The historic marker describing the lynching of Emmett Till was re-dedicated Thursday. The marker, located in Glendora, Mississippi, was shot up last year.
BUC Athletics' showcase giving Mississippi athletes more exposure
On May 26 of this year, BUC Athletics hosted a High School and Junior College Combine in Greenville, Miss. in an effort to give rising athletes a chance for increased exposure.
Victim identified in Yazoo City shooting
YAZOO CITY, Miss (WJTV) - Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers identified the victim of a shooting as 19-year-old Tandre Weekly.Police responded in the early morning hours to Prentiss Street where Weekly was found lying in the street.Paramedics began to work on the young may who was still alive at the
JSU engineeering grad Lynn excelling at Nissan
Throughout childhood, she witnessed her grandfather construct houses in the Delta as a contractor and became inspired to build. Too young to assist her grandfather, she assembled puzzle pieces to hone her creativity skills.
Yazoo City man dies from alleged beating injuries
Peeples, popularly known as 'the Peanut Man' around Yazoo City, was found unconscious in a pool of his own blood lastweek.
Greenville Area Teenager Dead in Atv Crash
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Greenville area teenage is dead after a Sunday night ATV accident. The unidentified black 17-year-old was discovered by police shortly after 11:00 PM along with his flipped ATV near Tampa Drive and Creekmore Road. Police say emergency personnel responded immediately b
Mayers announces he will retire at the end of the year - The Bolivar Commercial
Mayers, who has been the official AD at DSU since 2013 and has been employed at the school for over 40 years, said he will retire on Dec. 31.