Two Month Murder Investigation Over

Grenada Police Chief Garrett Hartley says that an arrest has been made in the March 27 shooting death of Isiaha Triplett. After a 2-month investigation, Grenada Police arrested Fadarius Winston, 24, of Grenada and charged him with Triplett’s murder. “The investigation is ongoing and we made an arrest with the assistance of the Grenada County Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s Office,” Chief Hartley said.

Ole Miss On The Ropes

The Ole Miss baseball team is going through a rough patch. After being swept by State last weekend, the Rebels lost the first game of their three-game series with Tennessee last night 7- nothing. The loss was Ole Miss’ 4tgh in a row in SEC play. Game 2 is tonight at 5:30.

Ole Miss Softball Host Regional

Fans of Ole Miss softball should be making plans for this weekend in Oxford. Ole Miss softball will be hosting the upcoming NCAA Regional that will bring Southeast Missouri State, Louisiana-Lafayette and Chattanooga to town..

Alabama Abortion Law Quite Similar To Mississippi’s

The “Heartbeat Bill” that Governor Phil Bryant signed into law is very similar to the strict bill just passed in Alabama. That bill does not allow for exceptions for rape or incest. It will also put doctors who perform the procedure in jail for 99 years. The heartbeat bill is being challenged in court. More than likely the Alabama bill will be challenged too.

Hood Leads In Recent Poll

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is looking strong in a poll released by his campaign that show Hood with a strong lead…a 50-point cushion…in the Democratic primary. Hood also has a slight lead in the general election against Republican Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves. Head-to-head Hood leads 45 to 40 percent.

Gas Leak At Starkville Middle School

Tuesday morning there was gas leak detected at Armstrong Middle School in Starkville. Student were evacuated and transported over to the Starkville High School football stadium, where parents could check on their children or take them home. “We did have a small leak and it was not bad enough to cause any danger, but it was high enough for us to take the precautionary measures of evacuating the campus,” School Superintendent Eddie Peasant said. Armstrong Middle will be ready for business as usual today.

175 New Jobs For The Delta

PeopleShores, opened up a social enterprise tech company in Starkville back in January with 25 employees. They have decided to expand over the next two years, adding another 175 new jobs to their payroll, and an investment of over half a million dollars in their facility. Great news for the delta.

Teacher’s Aide Arrested

A teacher’s aide from Leake Central High School has been arrested and charged with sexual battery of a vulnerable person. Sheriff Greg Waggoner of Leake County said that 38-year-old Jamie Bailey Pope was arrested Tuesday because of an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old male student.

Hood: Generic Drug Market Rigged

Mississippi is now on board with 443 other states in a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the biggest drug makers in America. State Attorney General Jim Hood said that their suit alleges a “broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition and unreasonably restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs.” Hood added, “It appears that nearly the entire generic drug market appears to be rigged.”

Lake Grenada Very High

Natural Resource Manager at Grenada Lake, Chris Terry, said that Grenada Lake is about 17 feet higher than what the Army Corps of Engineers would like it to be. Terry believes that it will be there for quite a while. It’s only happened four times before since it’s construction, but the water has crested the Emergency Spillway, and headed down the river channel.