Delta State President Getting New $1.7M Home

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Delta State University has been approved to design a new president¬ís house. College Board trustees agreed earlier this month to pay $85,000 for the design work. The new house is planned for the site where the previous 1956 structure was demolished. Delta State President William…


Greenwood Police To Show Off $4M Makeover Friday

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenwood’s police headquarters has undergone a makeover to become more attractive and more secure. The city will hold a ribbon-cutting and open house Friday to show off $3.7 million worth of renovations. Most of the work was financed by the city issuing bonds, and $900,000…


Tutwiler Prison Guard Arrested For Trafficking

TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics has arrested a Tutwiler prison guard in connection with a heroin investigation. 37-year-old Cynthia Smith was arrested over the weekend at the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility. Tallahatchie is a private prison in Tutwiler run by California-based Corrections Corporation of…


One Hospitalized In Copiah County Accident

COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A two vehicle crash on I-55 Northbound in Copiah sent one person to the hospital. According to the State Patrol, the accident occurred just before the Gallman Road exit Monday evening. I-55 was backed up as crews worked to remove the vehicles and get…


High Water Causes Relocation Of Warfield Riverfest

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Warfield Riverfest this year won’t be at Warfield Point Park on the Mississippi. High water levels have caused flooding at the park. So, the event has been moved. This year’s festivities will be held at the Washington County Convention Center ground, off Reed Road instead….




Farmers Market Returns To Greenville Saturday

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Farmer’s Market in Greenville returns this week. Starting Saturday at 8:00 AM Greenville residents can stop by for a selection of fresh farm produce, jams, vegetables, and plants. The Gran Opening this year is being held next to the old Train Depot downtown on…


The Price Is Right Here For Arkansas Man

LOS ANGELES, CA (Ben Caxton) — An Arkansan who competed on the CBS game show The Price Is Right took home a car, overseas vacations, and outdoor gaming tables after he snatched both showcases on Monday’s episode. Alexander Vogl of Fort Smith appeared on the taped broadcast at 10 a.m….