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Leflore County District 4 Supervisor Wayne Self, who lost a Nov. 5 reelection bid by 16 votes, and his attorney were scheduled to examine ballots cast in the race at the courthouse Tuesday.

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Four black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Americans from juries.

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A Winona man was sentenced to three life terms plus 20 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault in connection with three fatal shootings in March.

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Master Sgt. Robert Pittman is remembered by his family and friends as a leader who proudly served his country.

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A Winona man accused of killing his wife and two of their friends in Carroll County is expected back in court Monday.

Five committees of Delta Council will meet Friday morning at the Charles W. Capps, Jr. Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville at 10 a.m., followed by a keynote address from Gov. Phil Bryant.

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Greenwood Market Place’s general manager, Derrick Simpson, upped the ante on Councilman Johnny Jennings and then the entire City Council during The Salvation Army’s kettle kickoff Thursday outside the store on West Park Avenue.

Tommy Goodman, left, and MaryNeff Stewart look at a painting during the Museum of the Mississippi Delta’s 50th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday evening. The event included drinks, food and an overview of the museum’s history.

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Mississippi Valley State University’s fall enrollment is down 6% from last year, the largest decline of any of the state’s eight public universities.

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You’ve most likely seen them before — the white, towering crosses dotted along highways that run through Batesville, Eupora, Winona and other places in Mississippi.

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Kindergartners at three of the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District’s elementary schools exceeded the benchmark for reading readiness in recent statewide testing, and the district as a whole raised its score.

Life Help’s annual Day of Diversity will be held Friday, and everyone’s invited to the gathering at no charge.

Itta Bena’s old City Hall building will soon display public art in an effort to beautify downtown.

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The Leflore County Humane Society has so many cats and dogs at its shelter on Ione Street that the society has been forced since August to suspend receiving animals from the public.

Forecasters have been saying winter is on its way, and Greenwood temperatures from morning into the night Tuesday were expected to be frosty or even freezing.

MERIDIAN — Maybe it’s in a subdivision in Olive Branch, on a hill above Interstate 20 in Meridian, or in rural Carroll County. But across Mississippi, there are dams waiting for one inch too much of rain, or one year too many of neglect.

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Viking Range, known for developing the once-revolutionary look of stainless steel kitchen appliances for the home, has introduced a limited-edition dark black range with rose-gold accents that’s being marketed as a collectible for luxury kitchens.  

The Greenwood High School marching band performs during Friday evening’s Veterans Day parade in downtown Greenwood. The parade featured American Legion Post 200 and Post 29 and other civic groups.

Greenwood Leflore Hospital has improved its grade on a national survey of health-care safety, even though it didn’t participate in providing data requested by the evaluators.

JACKSON — Mississippi Gov.-elect Tate Reeves said Friday that the family of slain civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer exemplifies the service of U.S. military veterans.

Incumbent Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton was selected by his Republican colleagues to continue as the presiding officer in the Mississippi House for the next four-year term starting in early January.

The Middleby Corp., owners of Viking Range, this week reported increases in net sales and earnings for the third quarter, which ended Sept. 28.

The following cases were disposed in the Oct. 2, 2019, session of the Greenwood Municipal Court:

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An oral surgeon with Greenwood ties who participated in a compounding pharmacy scheme that federal prosecutors say bilked insurers out of more than $400 million has had his sentencing delayed for the third time.

Jessica Payne, left, celebrates the Holiday Open House with Santa Claus (portrayed by Dale Persons) on Howard Street Thursday night. The annual event, organized by the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, kicks off the holiday shopping season. Participating stores and restaurants in…

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Grief will drain cheer from the heart, but Greenwood’s GriefShare ministry hopes to help strengthen and support those suffering from loss with its Surviving the Holidays seminar Nov. 17.

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When Brandon Lancaster was released from the Leflore County Jail after charges against him related to a 2018 bank robbery were dismissed, the first thing he did was walk 3 miles to the Commonwealth’s office to tell  his story.

A man shot Tuesday night at  the Greenwood Gin has been released from Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

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Eric Mitchell, who twice before tried to unseat Leflore County’s incumbent District 4 Supervisor Wayne Self, has succeeded on his third attempt, winning the race by only 16 votes.

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Election officials were to resume counting Wednesday to determine who will serve as Leflore County’s District 4 supervisor for the next four years.