Friday MSU Graduate Dies In Sunday Car Wreck

  STARKVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Friday graduate of Mississippi State University was killed in a Sunday morning car accident in Starkville. Senior track and field star Kaelin Kersh died in her a car at the intersection of Highway 182 and Old Mayhew Road near Clayton Village. Kersh, a…



Another Dice Game Goes Horribly Wrong

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Jackson man is dead in at least the fourth shooting involving an argument over a dice game in Mississippi this year. Jackson police responded to a triple-shooting at Commonwealth Village in the early morning hours Saturday and found 23-year-old Renderrick O’Quinn suffering from…


13 Of 20 Alcorn State Players Cleared Of Charges

  PORT GIBSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Thirteen of the twenty Alcorn State football players arrested in an on-campus brawl last month have been cleared of all charges. The remaining seven were found guilty of simple assault. The decisions came in Claiborne County Justice Court after Judge Mary Curry heard…



Entergy Customers To Get The Bill For New Meters

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has voted to allow the state’s largest private electric utility to install automated meters beginning in 2019. New Orleans-based Entergy Corporation plans to install more than 450,000 automated meters by 2021. Residential customers will have to pay an extra…



Another Suspected Arson Fire In Vicksburg

  VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Another fire at the Whispering Woods apartments in Vicksburg Wednesday night is being investigated as a possible arson. This is the fourth fire at the condemned complex in the last year and a half. Wednesday night’s blaze reduced two more units to rubble. Fire…


6,000 Mississippi Students Eligible For Refunds

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Attorney General Jim Hood announced yesterday that nearly 6,000 Mississippians are eligible for federal student loan cancellation. Hood said the loan cancellation applies for students who were taken advantage of by for-profit colleges. Anyone who attended any of the Corinthian Colleges including Everest Institute,…


May 6: The Week In Review

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Last Saturday Delta Daily News brought you the story of some Jefferson County students who called in a bomb threat to the Port Gibson High School, broke the news about West Bolivar Consolidate Schools firing its superintendent. On Sunday we covered a tornado outbreak across…