Butler loses appeal
A man serving life plus 10 years for a murder in Sunflower, with a firearm enhancement, has lost his bid for an evidentiary hearing. Lonnie Butler wanted to get a new trial or show that he intended to testify in his 2021 trial. He was convicted and sentenced for the 2011 shooting death of Demetrius Webb.
Tragic Shooting in Greenville Spurs Community Call-to-Action
On the evening of Sunday, December 3rd, officers from the Greenville Police Department (GPD) rushed to the 600 block of East McCorkle Circle in response to reports of gunshots. Upon arrival, the officers were met with a distressing scene—two victims, an 11-year-old male and a 17-year-old female. The young...
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in greenwood, MS?
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to greenwood..
Greenville Tragedy Leaves Teen Dead, Another Injured
On Sunday, December 3rd, the Greenville Police Department responded to a distressing incident in the 600 block of East McCorkle Circle. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims—a devastating scenario involving an 11-year-old male and a 17-year-old female. The male victim sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and was swiftly airlifted to another medical facility for urgent treatment. Tragically, the 17-year-old female was pronounced dead at the scene by the Washington County Coroner’s Office.
Shegog wins prestigious Conerly Trophy – Follows Josh Bright’s 2000 win as best college football player in state
Cutline: Shegog Delta State quarterback and Batesville native Patrick Shegog received the 2023 C Spire Conerly Trophy on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Shegog is Delta State’s third Conerly Award winner, joining Tregnel Thomas in 1996 and Josh Bright, also from Batesville, in 2000. Shegog was a four-year starter at South Panola, graduating in 2016. His […] The post Shegog wins prestigious Conerly Trophy – Follows Josh Bright’s 2000 win as best college football player in state appeared first on The Panolian.
Mississippi reports 37 human cases of West Nile Virus
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Thirty-seven human cases of the West Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported in Mississippi in 2023. A report from the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) showed the cases were reported in Bolivar, Calhoun, Clarke, Forrest, Grenada, Hinds, Humphreys, Jackson, Lamar, Leflore, Lincoln, Madison, Panola, Pike, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Rankin and Sunflower counties. According […]
Program Helps Mississippi Teachers Teach ‘the Whole Child’
In a pre-K classroom at Rosser Early Learning Center in Moorehead, children sit with legs crossed and eyes closed. In what is normally a bustling classroom, an unexpected silence settles in. This silence is not nap time; it is the practice of mindfulness. Each summer, teachers from across the state...
Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Sunflower County Today - December 5
There is high school basketball competition in Sunflower County, Mississippi today, and the inside scoop on how to stream these games is available in this article. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Sunflower County, Mississippi...
Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Mekhi Road
In the early morning hours of December 2, 2023, the Greenville Police Department responded to reports of gunfire in the 1500 block of Mekhi Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered the lifeless body of 24-year-old Jakell Hines in front of a local business, bearing an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. Emergency services rushed Hines to Delta Health Systems, but sadly, he was later pronounced dead.
Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over $31 Million Investment into Lower Mississippi Delta and Alabama Black Belt Regions
Delta Regional Authority (DRA) is awarding over $31 million in investments to 34 projects across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Missouri through the Community Infrastructure Fund (CIF). Funding for this program was made available, in part, by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden, a key part of his Investing in America agenda to grow local economies from the middle out and bottom up and create more resilient and healthier communities across the country. The 34 new investment projects will improve basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, and flood control in communities across DRA’s region. These projects are projected to create or retain 1,400 jobs and affect nearly 12,300 families.
Cities’ leaders hash out corridor goals
Historians and community leaders from Pine Bluff and Greenville, Miss., gathered at the UAPB Business Support Incubator on Monday to further plan the development of the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Highway, the designation for U.S. 65 South and U.S. 82 East with the two cities as principal locations along the route.
DSU hosts Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention
CLEVELAND, Miss. — The Delta State University Division of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation hosted the 90th Mississippi Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) Convention at DSU on November 2 and 3. The organization is made up of Mississippi educators, administrators, coaches, and young professionals involved in all aspects of health, physical education, recreation, and dance.
MDWFP names youth camp for missing hunter
By Hunter Cloud The Daily Leader MUSCADINE FARMS — Three years after they disappeared while duck hunting on the Mississippi River, Zeb Hughes and Gunner Palmer are being memorialized by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. The MDWFP has named a youth hunting camp the Gunner Palmer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt. Applications for […]
CHRISTMAS ON THE CREEK
Leland- It's Christmas as Christmas on the creek kick off in Leland Saturday. This is Presley Steed's second time here... And she says she loves the crowds. " It is so nice seeing everybody out and about in Leland. The Christmas parade is always good the floats the bands. There is great music great food great vendors great gifts. The weather has been a little off today, but it actually turns out to be a great turn out so I’m glad to see it."
GHS Student Arrested For Bringing Firearm To School
Wagswoofs – Around 10:45 a.m., administrators at Greenville High School (GHS) initiated an emergency lockdown in response to a call reporting suspicions of a student carrying a gun on campus. The Greenville Police Department acted swiftly, rushing to the school and swiftly locating the student. They discovered a revolver...
Fayetteville Health Alert: Common Everyday Symptoms and MS. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Puja Uppal, Family Medicine, "If you have a high risk for Multiple Sclerosis, pay attention to these symptoms." Doctor's Expert Insights About Autoimmune Conditions and Multiple Sclerosis in Arkansas. Know this: "This study tells us that everyday health issues like depression, sexual problems, constipation, bladder infections,...
Kohl's Career Night Highlights Win Over Mississippi Valley State
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Nine Lobos scored in Monday’s contest with Mississippi Valley State with three in double figures, but the night belonged to Charlotte Kohl who had a career game in UNM’s 68-45 win. The German center finished with a career-high 16 points and a career-high five blocks...
The Drew Acorn Presents: The 2023 Student Government Presidential Debate
Come learn about the candidates running for Student Government President for 2024 in Mead Hall from 6:30-8:30pm tonight! Students are welcome to submit questions online or ask them in person. If you can’t make it in person, you can join us on Zoom with the following link!. We will...
Liberty vs Mississippi Valley State Preview, How to watch
Liberty -28 Projected score: Liberty 80, Mississippi Valley State 52. Liberty is 3-0 all-time against Mississippi Valley State. Most recently, the Flames defeated the Delta Devils, 70-55, during the 2016-17 season. Liberty vs MVSU Storylines. FLAMES LOOKING TO REBOUND. Liberty went 0-2 in their trip to Boca Raton, Florida, having...
# 252 - Support Live Music- LeFlore Co. Area December 5, 2023
“Fill your day with Love and Laughter. If ya can’t do that, fill it with music”! - somebody?. I count my blessings that Black Friday is in the rearview mirror. Shopping is safe for a week before the Christmas rush is on. I like cards better than gifts. It’s more personal, shows real friendship, much more in the spirit of the season. So get to the store near you, buy the cards before they get any pricier and make a friend and family list. Ya know, one year I made cards, homemade Christmas cards. Purty cool too. Not much else on my mind but healing at the moment sooooo- Live Music this week. Dawn’s Diner/Red Oak will have two nites of awesome Country music. Friday 8th, “Earl Hearon and the Sound of Country” will play for the dance. Still the best Country band in our area. Catch their show. Sat. 9th, “Make It a Double” will be there. Connie and Dave Abbott bring their style of Country Duets in the vein of George and Tammy, Merle and Bonnie, Conway and Loretta and Waylon and Willie! Two nites of awesome Country music and really good grub. See ya there.