Early Release Denied For Killer Of Ole Miss Officer

OXFORD, MS (Ben Caxton) — After hearing objections from the community, the Mississippi Department of Correction has decided not to grant early release to an inmate convicted of killing an Ole Miss police officer. 31-year-old Daniel Cummings was sentenced to 20 years after pleading guilty in 2007 to manslaughter for…




July 15: The Week In Review

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — If you haven’t been around, here’s what’s been in the news this week in the Delta. Last weekend we learned a Clarksdale Police Car was involved in a fatal accident, while a man being released from jail in Vicksburg bolted early and faces escape charges…


Water Declared Safe To Drink Again In Pace

PACE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Department of Health said yesterday it’s now okay to drink the water in Pace. Some 274 customers had been under a precautionary boil water advisory since July 7th. Tests now show that’s no longer necessary. If you haven’t been using the water since…


Groundbreaking For New Statesman Boulevard Wednesday

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Delta State University may need its own Department of Transportation soon, The University is getting into the traffic planning business by breaking ground for a new entrance that should improve game day experiences for visitors attending sporting events starting this fall. Ceremonies will be held…



Military Using Explosives To Cleanup Plane Crash Site

ITTA BENA, MS (Ben Caxton) — If you heard another big explosion in Itta Bena yesterday, don’t look to the skies. Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks explained yesterday that military personnel were using controlled explosions in an attempt to detonate explosives and ammunition buried in the rubble of the crash…



Biggest Prison Contraband Bust Yet In Corinth

CORINTH, MS (Ben Caxton) — More than 100 cellphones and cellphone chargers, bags of tobacco and other contraband including shoes and shanks were seized Wednesday morning at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility in Corinth. Cell phones were found hidden in ceiling light fixtures and contraband also was found in…