Clarksdale Commissioners Discuss New Baseball Park

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — During yesterday’s city board meeting Clarksdale’s commissioners retained the P3 Group and Jackson’s M3 Architecture Group to undertake a feasibility study for a baseball and multi-purpose field and water activity park. The board also considered a request to change the 100 block of School Street,…




Boutique Air In The Running For Tupelo Service

TUPELO, MS (Ben Caxton) — Current provider Contour Airlines and five other carriers have submitted bids to keep air service going in Tupelo. Contour’s parent company, Corporate Flight Management, has provided service between Tupelo and Nashville since April 2016 and is being paid more than $8 million for a two-year…



Drew Woman Held For Helping Parchman Escape

INDIANOLA, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Sunflower County Sheriff is holding 35-year-old Nicole Romero of Drew for conspiracy in connection with this month’s escape of two inmates from Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Romero was a guard at the prison. Her bond was set at $50,000. 22-year-old Ryan Young was…


University Of Mississippi Gets A New Provost

OXFORD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The University of Mississippi has named interim provost Noel Wilkin to the post permanently. Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter made the announcement Friday, saying the university chose the 21-year veteran to oversee academic affairs at Ole Miss following a national search. A pharmacy professor and graduate of…