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Men survive Saturday plane crash in Leflore County

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the two-seat, single-engine American Super Decathlon crashed at around 7 p.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Sidon, MS, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi


The Leflore County Board of Supervisors has agreed to contribute $13,000 in county money toward events and programs at Mississippi Valley State University.


Related Topix: Mississippi Valley State University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Scientists trying to solve a mysterya behind soybean disease

LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Trey Price said soybean growers in Louisiana have been finding a fungal disease called black root rot in their crops.


Related Topix: Pathology, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Mississippi State University, University of Arkansas

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Ex-Itta Bena chief becomes Leflore deputy

The town of about 2,000 residents shuttered its police department at the end of July in a cost-saving move, turning over law enforcement duties to the Leflore County Sheriff's Department.


Related Topix: Itta Bena, MS

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The News Tribune

Hollywood returns to Greenwood

Crews could start work transforming Florewood as early as Monday. Filming is scheduled to take place mostly in September and October.


Related Topix: The Hunger Games

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Itta Bena farms out policing, garbage duties

Itta Bena Mayor Thelma Collins tells The Greenwood Commonwealth the moves will allow her town about 2,000 residents to reduce its workforce and cut its budget.


Related Topix: Itta Bena, MS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Hearing delayed in state takeover of Greenwood school district

The Greenwood school district will get six more days to respond to a report by the Mississippi Department of Education that claims widespread violations of state standards occurred in the district.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Mississippi, Greenwood, MS, Claiborne County, MS, Scott County, MS