Articles by Ben Caxton

Man Shot In Head On North Broadway In Greenville

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville Police responded to a shooting on North Broadway Monday afternoon. Responding to a call around 2:20 PM yesterday officers discovered a 41-year-old black male that had been shot in the head area with shotgun pellets. The victim was transported first to Delta Regional…


Student Injured in Greenville School Bus Accident

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A three-vehicle collision involving a Greenville Public School bus has sent two, people including one student, to the hospital.  The accident occurred at 3:40 PM this afternoon at the intersection of Broadway and Main Streets in Greenville. The northbound school bus, occupied by the driver and…


Free Neighborhood Showers Courtesy GFD

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — With the weather abut to warm some neighborhood kids might be able to sneak a few minutes of summertime water showers in Greenville. The fire department has been running pressure checks and flushing hydrants around town for about three weeks now. Greenville has about…


Friday MSU Graduate Dies In Sunday Car Wreck

  STARKVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Friday graduate of Mississippi State University was killed in a Sunday morning car accident in Starkville. Senior track and field star Kaelin Kersh died in her a car at the intersection of Highway 182 and Old Mayhew Road near Clayton Village. Kersh, a…



Another Dice Game Goes Horribly Wrong

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Jackson man is dead in at least the fourth shooting involving an argument over a dice game in Mississippi this year. Jackson police responded to a triple-shooting at Commonwealth Village in the early morning hours Saturday and found 23-year-old Renderrick O’Quinn suffering from…


13 Of 20 Alcorn State Players Cleared Of Charges

  PORT GIBSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Thirteen of the twenty Alcorn State football players arrested in an on-campus brawl last month have been cleared of all charges. The remaining seven were found guilty of simple assault. The decisions came in Claiborne County Justice Court after Judge Mary Curry heard…



Entergy Customers To Get The Bill For New Meters

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has voted to allow the state’s largest private electric utility to install automated meters beginning in 2019. New Orleans-based Entergy Corporation plans to install more than 450,000 automated meters by 2021. Residential customers will have to pay an extra…