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L.A. Film Makers Visit the Delta

Photo Source: Original World (Greenville, MS)- A film maker and producer from Los Angeles are in the Delta this week hosting screenings on a new film that focuses on a son and father’s journey coming to America from China. The screening will take place in Greenville’s E.E. Bass Center tonight...

Vicksburg Woman Sets new Alligator Record in MS

(Port Gibson, MS)- A Vicksburg woman has caught Mississippi’s longest alligator on record from public works. Tiffany Wienke says she made the catch this past weekend in Claiborne County, near Port Gibson. The gator was 686 pounds, and measured 13 feet and almost 8 inches long.

Mississippi State Defensive Lineman Arrested

(Starkville, MS)- Mississippi State senior defensive lineman Nick James was arrested on a charge of public intoxication early Sunday morning. James was released on bond.

Parchman Kitchen gets Shut Down after Getting an “F”

(Parchman, MS)- Health Department officials shut down one of the biggest kitchens at the State Penitentiary at Parchman, giving it an “F”. The Unit 29 kitchen serves around one-third of Parchamn’s inmates, and that’s over three-thousand people. Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher says they are currently spending almost one-million dollars in...

Sports News: With Tony Romo out, rookie Dak Prescott to Start

(Texas)- Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and its unknown when he will return. Rookie Dak Prescott and former Mississippi State stand out had a strong preseason and has been named starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys.

Kosciusko Man charged with Capital Murder in Connection to Nuns’ Deaths

(Holmes County, MS)- Holmes County investigators have arrested 46 year old Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko in connection with the killing of two nuns in Durant earlier last week. Sanders has been charged with two counts of capital murder and is currently being held in an undisclosed detention center awaiting...

Some Leland city Workers May see a Boost in their Salary

(Leland, MS)- The new fiscal year budget is quickly approaching, and with that the Leland Board of Alderman may approve a new 2016-17 budget that may give some city workers a boost in their salary. Last week’s meeting a three percent raise was planned for the Leland Police Department, the...

Cleveland Teen Killed in Two Car Wreck

(Greenville, MS)- Greenville Police say they responded to a two-vehicle accident this weekend in the 2300 block of Highway 1 South. Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant says it happened early Saturday morning just after 4:20 AM. Investigators say a Toyota pasanger car had collided with the Chevy pick up truck....