Sheriff Benison announces only four bingo facilities currently operating

Shown above Boligee City Councilwoman Ernestine Wade; Greene County School Board CSFO Lavanda Blair; Rhonda French representing Greene County Commission; Kinya Isaac representing the Town of Forkland; Dr. Marcia Pugh, CEO of the Greene County Health System; Greene County Sheriff Jonathan Benison; Ruth Thomas representing the City of Eutaw; Mayor of Union James Gaines; Bingo Clerks Minnie Byrd and Emma Jackson

On Wednesday, June12, 2019, the Greene County Sheriff Department reported a total distribution of $307, 630 for the month of May 2019 from four licensed bingo gaming operations in the county.
Sheriff Jonathan Benison noted that Green Charity Bingo is shut down due to some legal issues and that gaming operation is in the process of finding a new location. At press time the Democrat was unable to reach Green Charity Bingo management for further information.
The bingo distributions for May are contributed by Greenetrack, Inc., Frontier, River’s Edge and Palace.
The recipients of the monthly distributions from bingo gaming designated by Sheriff Benison in his Bingo Rules and Regulations include the Greene County Commission, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, the cities of Eutaw, Forkland, Union, Boligee, the Greene County Board of Education and the Greene County Hospital (Health System).
Greenetrack, Inc. gave a total of $67,500 to the following: Greene County Commission, $24,000; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $9,000; City of Eutaw, $4,500; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $3,000; Greene County Board of Education, $13,500, the Greene County Health System, $7,500.
Frontier (Dream, Inc.) gave a total of $67,500 to the following: Greene County Commission, $24,000; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $9,000; City of Eutaw, $4,500; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $3,000; Greene County Board of Education, $13,500, Greene County Health System, $7,500.
River’s Edge (NNL – Next Level Leaders and TCCTP – Tishabee Community Center Tutorial Program) gave a total of $73,300 to the following: Greene County Commission, $24,000; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $9,000; City of Eutaw, $4,500; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $3,000; Greene County Board of Education, $13,500, and the Greene County Health System, $12,050
Palace (TS Police Support League) gave a total of $99,330 to the following: Greene County Commission, $4,620; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $36,960; City of Eutaw, $27,720; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $4,620; Greene County Board of Education, $4,620 and the Greene County Health System, $11,550.

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