Nuclear Shipments Returning To Mississippi Highways

  INTERSTATE 20, MS (Ben Caxton) — No lead underwear needed for Mississippi drivers, says MEMA, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. They’re conducting a get to know your radioactive waste tour this week as Mississippi prepares for new shipments starting in April. The low-level radioactive waste will be transported through…



Greenville Fire Leaves One Man In The Hospital

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville Fire Department units were dispatch to the sit of what appeared to be a rubbish fire early Sunday morning. Instead, they found three occupants of a workshop and tool shed outside, with one of the men severely burned. The fire was reported just…


A Familiar Face In A New Job In Sunflower County

  INDIANOLA, MS (Ben Caxton) — A familiar face now has a new title and new responsibilities in Indianola. Last week the board of the Sunflower County Consolidated School District hired Miskia Davis to a one-year contract for the 2017-2018 school year. Davis had been working as the school district’s…


No Students Injured By Weapon With No Rounds In Panola

  BATESVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Batesville Police Department has charged three juveniles in connection with a handgun found at South Panola High School Late last week. “If they touched it and didn’t report it, we’re going to charge them,” Police Chief Jimmy McCloud said. School resource officers located…


Washington County Economic Alliance Works On Training Programs

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Washington County Economic Alliance has announced an initiative to bolster area workforce training programs. The new “Delta Workforce Marketing Initiative” will be announced at the offices of the WCEA this Thursday. The Community Foundation of Washington County has committed $20,000 to the project which…



“Winning The Race” Moves Into Fourth Year

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Delta State University has announced its fourth annual “Winning the Race” Conference. This year’s event is scheduled for March 27th-28th. The 2017 schedule will highlight current issues related to education, social justice, and community healing while providing opportunities for sustained community action, awareness, and mobility….