Accused Silver Slipper Murderer Bond Set At $750,000

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Quincy Scott, accused of being the shooter involved in Greenville’s second homicide in less than a week, made his first court appearance. He appeared before Judge Michael Prewitt in Greenville yesterday for arraignment. Prewitt set Scott’s bond at $750,000 on charges of second-degree murder. Greenville…


Fire Destroys Another Greenville Home

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Just one day after the former tenants left, a Greenville home went up in flames. Firefighters were called to the house at 453 North Harvey Street just after midnight Sunday morning and found heavy flames coming out the rear of the building. Firefighters initially tried…


Greenville Fire Department Getting Three New Captains

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville’s Fire Department will be celebrating the promotion of some of its own this week. The Department is welcoming three new Captains, Willaim Tharp, Tommy Ingram, and Kenneth Haygood, and two engineers, Jeffrey Johnson, and Corey Southall at a pinning ceremony at the Headquarters Fire…



Full House At Clarksdale City Board Meeting

CLARKSDALE, MS (Paul Wilson) — The gallery was full as Clarksdale’s city board met yesterday, and in his first meeting, Mayor Chuck Espy broke three tie votes among the commissioners. In all three cases, the board voted along racial lines. The first was to repeal Ordinance 1043, which prohibits parking…



13-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Greenville

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The four suspects arrested in Wednesday night’s shooting death of 33-year-old Anthony Edwards, facing murder charges Range in age from 13 to 19 years old. Edwards was found dead by Police in a field off Sicily Street in Greenville. Arrested in connection with his murder…


Fake Insurance Cards Land Byram Woman In Jail

BYRAM, MS (Ben Caxton) — Fake proof of automobile insurances is getting to be big business in Mississippi. Last week a Byram woman’s business giving people the fraudulent cards landed her in jail. 36-year-old Kasandra Michelle Floyd, turned herself in to the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday after being accused…


Special Lottery Coming To Mississippi Friday

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Department of Education is holding a lottery for the Special Needs Education Scholarship Account on Friday to award the final 58 scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. This year’s ESA scholarship funded 435 scholarships; 377 were given to returning students and 257 are…


Greenville Man Arrested In Tallahatchie County

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Coahoma County deputies arrested 28-year-old Johnny Leewells of Greenville on Friday. He reportedly had stolen a vehicle and invaded a residence. Mississippi Highway Patrol, Clarksdale city, Coahoma and Tallahatchie County officers chased him into Tallahatchie County where he was arrested. Also on Friday the Coahoma…