Articles by Ben Caxton


3rd Annual Youth Entrepreneurship Program Wraps In Cleveland

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — The third annual Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Program recently wrapped at Delta State University. The program, in partnership with the Indianola Promise Community, is sponsored by Delta State University¬ís College of Business and Aviation. Targeting young male students between the ages of 15 and 19 the…


Fighting Cleveland Teenagers Lead To Stabbing

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Tuesday afternoon fight and stabbing is still under investigation by Cleveland Police. The incident occurred around 2:50 PM along US Highway 61 near Hadley Street. Police say three teenagers got into a fight that resulted in at least one person being taken away by…


16th Prison Shakedown Turns Up Little Contraband

HOUSTON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections says a small amount of contraband was found at a correctional facility this week. Four cell phones and nine homemade battery packs were found at the 310-inmate Chickasaw County Regional Correctional Facility in Houston. It was the 16th prison shakedown…


Senatobia Changes Ambulance & Fire Response Rules

TATE COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A vote in Tate County will impact first responders and the number of runs the fire department makes outside the Senatobia city limits. Pafford Emergency Medical Services says while fire trucks will no longer go with every ambulance outside of Senatobia, ambulances will be…


Accused Memorial Day Killer Gets Grand Jury

LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The case of the man accused of killing a deputy and seven others over the Memorial Day weekend is headed to a grand jury. Willie Corey Godbolt appeared before a judge in Lincoln County yesterday for his preliminary hearing and the judge ruled there…


Tunica Man Dies In Southaven Hit And Run

SOUTHAVEN, MS (Ben Caxton) — A man is in jail and charged with murder following a fatal hit-and-run crash in Southaven Tuesday afternoon. Callers to 911 reported a white Chevy Tahoe had been involved in a hit-and-run near I-55 and Church Road and was speeding and driving recklessly on Airways…


Shots Fired Into Vicksburg Home Injure Woman

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Vicksburg woman was injured when shots were fired into her home early Wednesday morning. Police were called to the 200 block of Central Drive around 3:30 AM and found the victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. She was taken away by ambulance…


One Possible Courthouse Location Eliminated

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The GSA has eliminated one site from contention to host a new $40.1M Federal Courthouse complex in Greenville. According to a report in the Delta Democrat Times, a letter they obtained from the General Services Administration says the government is no longer considering the site…