Tuesday Jul 22
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.
Community garden's planting delayed due to weather
Weather and conflicting commitments have prevented workers with the Alcorn State University Extension Service from breaking the dirt at the 6-acre lot at the Vicksburg Municipal Airport that has been designated for the city's community garden, an official with the extension service said.
Fire ruled an accident; no ID on body
A body discovered in a burned out home Sunday night has not been identified, though the blaze appears to be accidental.
Attempted murder suspect surrenders
A Claiborne County man accused of attempted murder in a home invasion robbery last month on Warriors Trail was held without bail this morning.
Girl found dead in drowning, man still missing
WLBT-TV reports that the unnamed teen's body was found Sunday morning, while Douglas Wilson of Port Gibson remains missing.