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St. Joseph Catholic School junior Kaleb Lockett said he and his teammate Dillon Johnson have a special connection, and on Friday night Lockett and Johnson proved it.
Some needs, especially during the holiday season, are never ending and because of that fact, Washington, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo Community Action Agency (WWISCAA) opened its Family Wish Tree Program on Nov. 1.
LELAND — Two Greenwood residents were arrested earlier this week for trying to breaking into a Leland storage center.
There was an air of valiance on Monday morning about downtown Greenville as a service in recognition of Veterans Day took place in front of the World War II Memorial.
The weather this week has been cold, really cold, with a freeze warning that is expected to end sometime Wednesday.


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. 


Hollandale’s Sam Chatmon Blues Festival kicks off in less than a week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.

Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.







The abused don’t have to stay

When a story of domestic abuse comes to light, the average person’s gut reaction is typically, “Why don’t they just leave?”

What may seem like an obviously simple solution to those who have never been in that situation is anything but.

This week, a Greenville woman died after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend.



Winterville Mounds hosting fourth annual meeting Sunday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Winterville Mounds Association (WMA) is having its fourth annual meeting at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Winterville Mounds Museum.

Principal Chief Hutke Fields of the Notchie (Natchez) Nation will be the featured speaker.  

Native American foods will be served, and annual dues and donations will be collected at the meeting.



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