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