Publication: Greenwood Commonwealth

First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Good budget idea

Like a lot of good ideas, performance-based budgeting for state government agencies is harder to practice than to preach. What may seem like waste to some may make good sense to others.In 1994, the Legislature passed a plan requiring agencies to collect ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Bonita Gwin Henson

GRENADA – Services for of Grenada will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Williams and Lord Funeral Home.Mrs. Henson, 60, died of heart failure Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.Subscription RequiredAn online service is needed to view this article in its ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Hollywood to return to Greenwood

Hollywood production crews are planning to turn the former Florewood State Park into an Old West frontier town as movie cameras and movie stars return to Greenwood this fall for work on a feature film.The movie, “By Way of Helena,” is set to star Liam ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Kids Count’: State 50th again

Since the Civil War, Mississippi has lagged behind the rest of the country on most economic indicators and quality-of-life measurements.Sadly, despite undeniable progress, we’re still on the bottom of most rankings. It has been repeated over the years ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Civil War
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Inspections prevent rear-end crashes

Editor, Commonwealth:In response to the editor’s opinion that vehicle inspections are “not a big deal one way or another” (“Scratch vehicle inspections,” July 25), the editor has apparently never lived in a state imposing no vehicle inspections. If he ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Chamber and hospital deserve BBB credit

Editor, Commonwealth:Bill Burrus’ article in Sunday’s paper about the upcoming Bikes, Blues & Bayous bicycle ride was a concise, accurate account of the origin of the event, and I’m glad it’s on the record.Subscription RequiredAn online service is needed ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

My Two Cents for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Greenwood schoolsThe mayor, school board and concerned citizens of Greenwood are highly pleased with the improvement of Dr. Montrell Greene.Subscription RequiredAn online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Greenwood, Citizen
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Political rhetoric dodges main issues

STARKVILLE — As it did during the Mississippi Republican U.S. Senate primary and likely will again to some degree in the November general election, the talk turns to cutting federal spending … sorta.The rub is that most politicians, special interest groups ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Itta Bena Police Dept. will close

The Itta Bena Police Department is set to close its doors this Friday, with the Leflore County Sheriff’s Department boosting its manpower to take over policing in the town.The Leflore County Board of Supervisors and Itta Bena officials struck a final ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Police
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

'Delta Days': Exhibit to feature 5 female artists' works

Five female artists have combined their talents and love of Delta scenery to present an upcoming exhibit.“Delta Days” will feature one main theme — the Mississippi Delta — presented through the perspective of each artist.Subscription RequiredAn online ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Warrene Vance Scruggs

passed away on Sunday, July 27. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 30 from 5 to 7 and Thursday, July 31 from 10 until the 11 o’clock service at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home in Greenwood. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton. ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

My Two Cents for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Greenwood schoolsMontrell Greene and Bill Clay seem to think they are the victims here. I can assure you that the state doesn’t want to take over the Greenwood School District, but they have left it no choice. Both of them should be ashamed of how poorly ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Bill Clay, Greenwood

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Bonita Gwin Henson [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 18 hours ago]
Hollywood to return to Greenwood [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 19 hours ago]
Political rhetoric dodges main issues [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
Chamber and hospital deserve BBB credit [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
Inspections prevent rear-end crashes [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
My Two Cents for Wednesday, July 30, 2014 [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
‘Kids Count’: State 50th again [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
Good budget idea [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 21 hours ago]
Itta Bena Police Dept. will close [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 23 hours ago]
District protests audit's claims [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 23 hours ago]
'Delta Days': Exhibit to feature 5 female artis... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - 23 hours ago]
County to take over Itta Bena law enforcement [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Warrene Vance Scruggs [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Mary Tucker Smith [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Don’t mislead [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Meanness is turnoff with tea partyers [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Incident at hotel pool throwback to ’60s [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
My Two Cents for Tuesday, July 29, 2014 [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Cookout by volunteers was heart-warming [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Protest was about politics, not kids [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 30 2014]
Itta Bena, county try to make deal [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Officials ask residents to report flooding [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Police no longer staff substation [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Suspects sought in 2 robberies [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Company’s aim: ‘Revolutionize’ building industry [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Maxine N. Spruill [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Samuel Joseph ‘Joe’ Simpson [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Bonita G. Henson [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Warrene Scruggs [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
Good publicity [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 29 2014]
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