Troubled County Lockup Has A New Warden

  WASHINGTON COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The troubled Washington County Regional Correctional Facility has a new warden. Former Greenville Police Department sergeant James Whitehead took charge of the facility Monday replacing former warden Brian Payne who resigned in late October. Payne also had spent 17 years as a police…





Five Shot At Attala County Nightclub

ATTALA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Details are emerging in a Saturday night shooting that injured five people at an Attala County nightclub. Private vehicles transported the injured from the Attala County Lounge near Ethel to Baptist Atalla Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds, with the more seriously wounded transported…



CPU Commissioners Aren’t Planning On Leaving

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Despite pressure from Mayor Chuck Espy, the five Clarksdale Public Utility commissioners appear committed to completing their appointed terms. Removal of CPU commissioners requires a valid reason like incompetency or inefficiency. In 2015 the city removed Golden Sharpe, Jimmy Wiley, and Donald Clark from the…