Run-Off Election for Council Seat in Friars Point

Friday, October 19
FRIARS POINT, MS (Ben Caxton) — A vacant seat on the Friars Point city council will be filled with a runoff election November 6th. The seat... Read more at

Cato Institute Gives Phil Bryant a "B"

Friday, October 19
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s fiscal policy grade is a “B” according to the Cato Institute. Their report... Read more at

Government Roadblocks in Clarksdale Today

Friday, October 19
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale police will be conducting traffic roadblocks today ostensibly to make sure drivers are wearing seatbelts and children are properly restrained... Read more at

Monticello Mayoral Candidate’s Wife Arrested for Solicitation Of Murder

Friday, October 19
MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Online newspaper is reporting that the wife of a former mayor has been arrested. 48-year-old Stephanie Hill... Read more at

Paper Says Prison Staff Problems Caused by Low Pay

Friday, October 19
PARCHMAN, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Clarksdale Press-Register newspaper reports that low pay is contributing to staff shortages at prisons including the Mississippi State Penitentiary... Read more at

Indianola Officer Found Guilty Of Domestic Violence

Friday, October 19
INDIANOLA, MS (Ben Caxton) — An Indianola Police Officer has been found guilty of domestic violence charges. Officer Shuntequa Lofton was arrested back on April 26th... Read more at

Sunflower School No Longer Needs Literacy Coaches

Friday, October 19
SUNFLOWER COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Nine Mississippi schools, including one in the Delta, no longer need support from literacy coaches. Established in 2013 as part... Read more at

Sidon Home Destroyed in Thursday Fire

Friday, October 19
SIDON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Thursday fire destroyed a home in Sidon. Volunteer firefighters from both Morgan City and Itta Bena responded to the blaze... Read more at

15-year-old on Bike Shot and Killed in Greenville

Thursday, October 18
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A 15-year-old boy was found shot to death on his bicycle by Greenville Police early Wednesday night. Police were... Read more at