Low Pay – But Teacher’s Can Get Weight-Watchers

Wednesday, May 22
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any education funding... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Undertaker Buries Funeral Money in His Pockets

Wednesday, May 22
GRENADA, MS (Ben Caxton) — A funeral home operator is accused of selling fake funeral plans to senior citizens. Eddie Robinson, owner of Skeeter Robinson Funeral... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Espy Gives Up and Offers to Pay Criminals to Leave

Wednesday, May 22
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — On Monday Mayor Chuck Espy urged criminals, gang members, and drug dealers to move out of Clarksdale and pledged up to... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Judge Says Abortion Law "Smacks Of Defiance"

Wednesday, May 22
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The same federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Drugmakers Want Arkansas Opioid Lawsuit Tossed

Wednesday, May 22
LITTLE ROCK, AR (Ben Caxton) — Like many states, Arkansas thinks drugmakers who used deceptive marketing field a spike in opioid abuse and deaths that has... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Unemployment Steady at 4.9%

Tuesday, May 21
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% from March to April. The state department of employment security reports... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Delta Teen Critical After Graduation Drive-by Shooting

Tuesday, May 21
JONESTOWN, MS (Ben Caxton) — 18-year-old Lamonshae Williams is in critical condition at a Memphis hospital following a drive-by shooting at a high... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

U.S. 61 Driver Shot in Head Drives to Hospital

Tuesday, May 21
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Over the weekend Clarksdale police investigated an aggravated assault and several reports of shots fired. The driver of a vehicle on... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Vet Survives Afghanistan to Die in Sardis Shooting

Tuesday, May 21
PANOLA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Panola County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the shooting death of a Mississippi National Guardsman. The victim, 24... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.