Yazoo County QB Kenny Gainwell Commits To Memphis

YAZOO COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Yazoo County QB Kenny Gainwell has committed to the University of Memphis. The Yazoo star announced his decision to play for the Tigers in a tweet Monday afternoon. Gainwell played quarterback for Yazoo County last season, throwing for 1,184 yards and nine touchdowns, but…


Greenville Public Schools Have A New Administrator

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — It’s official. The Greenville Public Schools have a new administrator, Dr. Janice Page Johnson. The efforts of the nearly two-month search were revealed at yesterday’s meeting when the School Board signed the new administrator’s contract that takes effect on the first of July, Saturday. Johnson…



Mississippi Ranked Least Safe State In The Nation

MISSISSIPPI (Ben Caxton) — Personal finance website WalletHub has released a report on the Safest States in America. Mississippi ranked last and her neighbors only were slightly better. Arkansas ranked 45th and Tennessee was 35th. 37 key metrics across the 50 states were analyzed including assaults per capita, unemployment, losses…


Mayor Luckett Says Goodbye In Clarksdale

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — At yesterday’s meeting of the Clarksdale city board, commissioners unanimously passed a resolution stating that in the event of a conflict between the city charter and personnel manual, the charter shall prevail. The manual defines city workers as “at will” employees, however, the Charter only…


Accused Jackson Child Murderers Appear In Court

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A judge has found probable cause to hold three teenagers in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy. 19-year-old Byron McBride and two 17-year-olds, Dwan Wakefield and D’Allen Washington, are charged with capital murder in the May 18th death of Kingston Frazier. One…




Greenville Recognized For Quality Of Life Improvements

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville, and Mayor Errick Simmons, received some recognition from their peers this past weekend. The city was one of only five cities of under 100,000 population to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2017 City Livability Awards Program during The U.S. Conference of Mayors’…


Exxon Robbery Leads To $5,000 Reward

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Exxon is offering a $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest of suspects that robbed one of their Greenville stores. Greenville Police tell Delta Daily News that officers were called to the Exxon at 711 East Reed Road shortly before 6:00 AM Monday morning….