Mistrial Declared In Kvonya Moore Case

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — It’s hard to pick a jury when no one shows up for jury duty. According to the Mississippi Attorney General’s office that’s exactly what happened in Greenville Tuesday. With not enough potential jurors showing up, Washington County Circuit Judge Richard Smith declared a mistrial in…


Vicksburg Parade Sendoff For Miss Mississippi

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Vicksburg loves a parade more than most Delta towns. This year, you can add another one to the list. A special parade for hometown girl Elizabeth Buys who’s off to represent the Magnolia State at the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City New Jersey next…


Two Arrested After Park Shooting In Houston

HOUSTON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two men are in custody after over a dozen shots were fired at a park in Houston, Mississippi on Monday. 20-year-old Deondre Johnson is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm while 21-year-old Vaccarick Vance faces other charges including felony…


Ole Miss Suspends Two Players For Shoplifting

OXFORD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two Ole Miss football players have been suspended after their arrest on shoplifting charges. Oxford Police Chief Joey East said that cornerback Ken Webster and linebacker Detric Bing-Dukes were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with shoplifting at the local Walmart. They were booked into the…


Morgan Freeman Filming Documentary In Oxford

OXFORD, MS (Ben Caxton) — “The Story of Us”, a National Geographic TV series hosted by Mississippi native and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman, will be filming tomorrow in Oxford. City officials have approved locations and given film crews permission to work on city and public property, but the agreement does…




Clarksdale Mayor Puts Chaplain On City Payroll

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — On Monday Clarksdale’s mayor and commissioners voted to pay Rev. John Givins $400 a month for the next year to serve as the city’s chaplain and counselor. City clerk Cathy Clark told the board she knew of only one other community in Mississippi that pays…


Bail Denied Again To Suspect In Murder Of 6-Year-Old

MADISON COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Madison County judge has again denied bail to one of three teenagers charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy. 17-year-old Dwan Wakefield, 17-year-old D’Allen Washington, and 19-year-old Byron McBride are jailed without bail. 6-year-old Kingston Frazier was asleep…


Free Books For Libraries From Washington

MISSISSIPPI (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi libraries can apply for free books through the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program. Senator Roger Wicker says the Library of Congress receives more than 20,000 items a day but only keeps about half for its permanent collection. The excess paper and hardcover books, audio…