Vicksburg Water Main Break Leaves 30,000 Dry

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A water main break in Vicksburg could leave 30,000 area residents without water for up to a week. The break occurred in a pipe carrying clean, treated water in an area that’s currently inundated by Mississippi flood waters. As a result of the breach,…


Clarksdale Guaranteed To Have A New Mayor

  CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale will have a new mayor on July 1st as former state representative Chuck Espy defeated incumbent mayor Bill Luckett in Tuesday’s runoff. Luckett had overwhelming support four years ago. Unofficial results show him falling short by about 700 votes. It was no contest…


Mighty Miss Welcomes New Brewmaster To Greenville

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — There’s a new Brewmaster in town. The Mighty Miss Brewing Company announced yesterday the hiring of Scott Hettig as Brewmaster for their Greenville operations. Hettig comes to the Delta with nine years of brewing experience at the St. Francis Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Hettig…


2017 Burgers At 1987 Prices In Cleveland

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — It’s not only National Burger month, but a local institution is celebrating an anniversary. Cleveland’s Back Yard Burgers is thirty years old, and to celebrate they’re taking their customers back to 1987. To mark the occasion, the restaurant is throwing back the price on…





Healthy Food Out Of Reach For Many Deltans

  THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — A new report shows Mississippi is first and Arkansas second worst in the nation for people’s overall access to healthy food. The group Feeding America defines the meal gap as limited or uncertain access to an adequate amount of healthy food due to economic…


Racist Graffiti at Meridian High School

  Two Meridian teens have been arrested after authorities say they put racist graffiti on a Meridian High School wall. 19-year-old Jordan Wolfe and a 16-year-old juvenile are charged with multiple offenses including burglary. The vandals left graffiti at the school Friday night, and also sprayed graffiti on an underpass….


Light Turnout In Clarksdale Voting Tuesday

  CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Voter turnout for yesterday’s Democrat runoff in Clarksdale was about the same as in the primary two weeks ago. Unofficially Willie Turner Jr. defeated Orlando Bell for the Ward 3 commissioner’s seat by about a 2-to-1 margin, and incumbent mayor Bill Luckett lost to…