Articles by Ben Caxton

Alcorn State Ups Security After Armed Robbery

LORMAN, MS (Ben Caxton) — Alcorn State University is increasing security after a Wednesday night armed robbery on campus. Three male students reported being robbed at gunpoint by four unknown males wearing masks, bandannas, and hoodies around 11:30 PM Wednesday night. The incident occurred in the area between the Rowan…


October 28: The Week In Review

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — If you weren’t listening to Delta Radio this week, here’s what you might have missed. The new West Bolivar Superintendent is in hot water with the state auditor, and a Greenville not-for-profit and Blues Festival Organizer has had its charter revoked. Former Ole Miss basketball…


UMMC Air Ambulance Gets Permanent Greenwood Station

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — A University of Mississippi Medical Ambulance is getting a new permanent home base in Greenwood. AirCare, a not-for-profit air ambulance service, has established its fourth base at Greenwood-Leflore Airport, which will reduce flight time for critical patients and provide intensive care unit and emergency room…



Washington D.C. Revokes M.A.C.E. Corporate Charter

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi Action for Community Education, the Greenville based self-described “non-profit rural development organization” is at risk of losing it’s tax exempt status Delta Radio News has learned. M.A.C.E. and its current President & CEO, Mabel Starks were sued last month in Bolivar County for failure…






More Arrests In Vicksburg Gun Theft Case

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Three more men have been arrested in a Vicksburg weapons theft. Fifteen firearms were stolen from a home on Wisteria Drive in Vicksburg on October 17. Police this week arrested 19-year-old Marquez Dundre Tucker, 24-year-old Richard Rashad Albert, and 21-year-old Ladarius Kaghnin. Tucker is charged…