Will Taylor's 'Help' and new "Get on Up' share success?
Similarities abound between Tate Taylor's "The Help' and his new James Brown biopic, 'Get on Up.'
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
State Sen. David L. Jordan recounts struggle for education, equality in memoir
In his newly released memoir, Democratic State Sen. David L. Jordan of Greenwood recounts his rise from picking cotton in the fields of rural Leflore County to earning a master's degree, enjoying a long career as an educator and earning a seat in the Senate.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Delta Farm Press
For less soybean injury, run planter after spray rig
Making a herbicide application after the planter has already gone through the field often involves "a very narrow window of opportunity, especially when temperatures are warm," says Tom Eubank, assistant Extension and research professor at the Delta Research and Extension Center, Stoneville, Miss.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Mulgrew Miller Trio On JazzSet
When the pianist Mulgrew Miller died on May 29, 2013, following a cerebral hemorrhage, the jazz world grieved the loss of this "wonderful musician and great spirit," in the words of his fellow pianist Kenny Barron .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Indianapolis Star
Indy-based Balkamp settles lawsuit in Mississippi
GREENWOOD, Miss. -- Leflore County and Indianapolis-based Balkamp, a NAPA parts distributor who closed down its Greenwood distribution center in 2009, have settled a lawsuit over the deed, lease and taxes on its former building.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Allison Janney's Life With Dogs
"I was filming The Help in Greenwood, MS, and had too many days off in a row. So I started looking at the Petfinder app, for cattle dogs, and I saw Dutch -- this teeny puppy with the largest ears.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Battle with blackbirds over, Greenwood mayor says
The city of Greenwood's annual skirmish with hundreds blackbirds is a thing of legend.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Bolivar Commercial
Attorneys help public expunge records
The Magnolia Bar Association is offering free record expungement services on Saturday at the Bolivar County Courthouse in Cleveland between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event is being called "Restoration Day" and its purpose is to help individuals who have received misdemeanors or felonies convictions and have been denied public housing, job ... (more)
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Engagement: Whitney Blake & Markham Spiers
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Harold Lecile Markham , the Late Ms.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
2 suspects booked in Greenwood gas station robberies
Authorities in Leflore County have booked an Indianola man with the November robbery of a Greenwood gas station.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Greenwood-Leflore school merger advances in Senate
The Senate passed Senate Bill 2448 on Wednesday, and the bill moves to the House for more work.