More Arrests In Vicksburg Gun Theft Case

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Three more men have been arrested in a Vicksburg weapons theft. Fifteen firearms were stolen from a home on Wisteria Drive in Vicksburg on October 17. Police this week arrested 19-year-old Marquez Dundre Tucker, 24-year-old Richard Rashad Albert, and 21-year-old Ladarius Kaghnin. Tucker is charged…


M.A.C.E. In Danger Of Losing Tax-Exempt Status

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi Action for Community Education, the Greenville based self-described “non-profit rural development organization” is at risk of losing it’s tax exempt status Delta Radio News has learned. M.A.C.E. and its current President & CEO, Mabel Starks were sued last month in Bolivar County for…




Drug Take-Back Day Scheduled For Saturday

THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA (Ben Caxton) — The Drug Enforcement Administration has declared Saturday as National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day and prescription medications in all forms will be accepted for disposal from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Saturday at locations throughout the Mississippi Delta. To locate a site, click takebackday.dea.gov. According…






Clarksdale Public Utilities Introduces New Employees

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — At yesterday’s meeting Clarksdale Public Utilities General Manager Mark Johnson introduced several new employees to the commissioners and noted that the search for a new engineering and operations manager continues. CPU Communications Director Chris Campos showed recent changes of the cdpu.net website to the board,…