Articles by Ben Caxton






Sheriff Apologizes for Racist Text

TUPELO, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Lee County NAACP says they have received an apology from Sheriff Jim Johnson for a racist text message he sent in 2017 that was recently uncovered in a public records request by a local newspaper. Branch President Chris Traylor declined to reveal the contents…


Mississippi Students Scoring Better on Tests

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi students fared better on the state’s standardized tests during the last school year. The results, released Thursday by the state department of education, are from last spring’s Mississippi Academic Assessment Program. It’s the fourth time the state has given those tests to students in…




Fedex Delivery Robots Invading Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN (Ben Caxton) — FedEx will begin testing autonomous delivery robots next week in Memphis. The company unveiled the robot named Roxo on the Tonight Show in February. The battery-powered robot weighs about 200 pounds, can carry up to 100 pounds and is monitored by a remote operator at…