WLSD preps students, staff for crisis with active shooter drills

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Communities and schools can never take enough precautions, especially when a crisis strikes.

Western Line School District hosted an active shooter drill Tuesday morning at Riverside Elementary and Riverside High schools and again in the afternoon at O’Bannon Elementary and O’Bannon High schools.



Thousands feel ‘the blues’ at MACE’s 42nd annual festival

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues. 

The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday. 











Local Red Cross seeking volunteers, meeting to take place Saturday

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The North Mississippi Chapter of American Red Cross in Washington County is seeking volunteers to assist with the services provided by the Red Cross.

They are hosting a North MS American Red Cross Expo from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the American Annex Building, 145 N. Shelby St.


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