Burglary At Discount Tobacco Mart In Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department needs your help today in locating whoever was responsible for an overnight burglary in Rosedale. The break-in happened at the Discount Tobacco Mart in that city. Police aren’t releasing much information at this time but they did tell Delta Daily…


UPDATE: Three Charged In Tuesday Jackson Murder

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Three people have been charged with murder in yesterday’s shooting of a 26-year-old Jackson woman. Alexis Burkhart was found dead at the scene shortly before noon by Jackson Police from a single shot to her upper body. Investigators say that there was an argument earlier…


UPDATE: Wounded Bankrobber Was 16 Years Old

RIDGELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — More details this morning of a bank robbery in Ridgeland we reported on yesterday afternoon. Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal says the suspect involved in the robbery is just 16 years old. Around 2:00 yesterday afternoon police responded to a report of a bank robbery…



Clarksdale Public Utilities General Manager Resigns

  CLARKSDALE, MS (Paul Wilson) — Citing lack of support from the board and an intimidating work environment, Clarksdale Public Utilities General Manager Ray Luhring resigned yesterday at the CPU board meeting. In making his announcement, Luhring cited a number of accomplishments during his three years as General Manager including…



One Woman Dead Another Being Held In Jackson

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — One woman is dead after a being shot inside a home on Paden Street yesterday. Jackson Police say they have identified the victim as 26-year-old Alexis Burkhart. The suspect, Evelyn Powell, wanted for questioning in the Tuesday morning shooting is in police custody. A…


Cleveland Arming Offices With "Patrol Rifles"

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Cleveland Police Chief Buster Bingham is arming officers with heavier weapons. At a meeting of the city Board of Alderman Bingham said that officers will now be carrying “patrol rifles”. The extra weaponry comes with extra expenses, too. Locks are being installed on the…


Business Women Expo This Saturday In Cleveland

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — The United Family Life Center will be the scene of a Business Women Expo this Saturday. Cleveland resident Taliah Brown-McCoy has organized the event. The expo will feature more than 40 local and out-of-state showcasing their products and services. Brown-McCoy says the purpose of…