An “Ecstatic” Stop Leads To Two Arrests

  YAZOO CITY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two Louisiana men were arrested in Yazoo City after 3,731 Ecstasy pills were discovered in their car by police during a routine traffic stop. Baton Rouge residents Stanley Lias and Kentrell Augustus were charged by Yazoo City Police with felony possession of controlled…


University Flags Must Be Unfurled Bill Says

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — In the on-again-off-again battle over the Mississippi state flag, the legislature once again is attempting to force universities to unfurl the banner. The state House voted 57-56 Wednesday to withhold proposed tax exemptions to public universities that refuse to fly the flag. Supporters of…


One Dead In Three Vicksburg Shooting Incidents

  VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — One man was shot and killed in Vicksburg near Highway 61 around 10:45 Tuesday night, Vicksburg Police said yesterday. Police were notified by Merit Health that they had a patient with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim, identified as 30-year-old Reginald Gaines,…





One Dead In Single Car Accident Near Indianola

  INDIANOLA, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Saturday rollover accident that claimed one life is still under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Around 11:15 AM Saturday Troopers along with Sunflower Deputies and rescue officials were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on US Highway 82 east of Indianola. At the…