Utica Man Shot Multiple Times At American Legion

  UTICA, MS (Ben Caxton) A Utica man is in critical condition in a Vicksburg hospital after being shot multiple times Sunday morning. The incident began as a fight inside an American Legion Lodge in Hinds County, which spilled over into the parking lot, where an unknown assailant shot 28-year-old…


South Main Street Hit Again by Storms

Greenville, MS (Ben Caxton) — Nearly a year after storms heavily damaged an area just west of Greenville High School along Main Street, once again trees are down in that area. Some large branches from a tree are blocking the Southbound lanes near the cemetery. And a large tree section…


Preliminary NWS Storm Damage Reports

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Some preliminary official reports are coming into the Delta Radio Newsroom at this hour from this afternoon and evening’s storms. Winds officially reached 60 mph at Tillar, and McGehee in Arkansas around 4:50 PM. At 5:12 PM the Greenville airport northeast of Metcalfe saw wind…


GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Chicot County in southeastern Arkansas… Southeastern Ashley County in southeastern Arkansas… Northeastern East Carroll Parish in northeastern Louisiana… Northern West Carroll Parish in northeastern Louisiana… Washington County in northwestern Mississippi… Northwestern…


Tornado Watch Until 9:00 PM for All of the Delta

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — The Tornado Watch issued earlier this afternoon has now been expanded to include all of our listening area. Cities under the watch, in effect until 9:00 PM include Belzoni, Cleveland, Crossett, Dermott, Eudora, Greenville, Greenwood, Hamburg, Indianola, Isola, Lake Village, North Crossett, Ruleville, and West…



Tornado Outbreak Expected Across South

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) —  An outbreak of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms is expected over parts of the lower Mississippi Valley this afternoon and tonight. The area at risk stretches from east Texas and northern Louisiana into central extreme southern Arkansas and central and southern Mississippi. Numerous tornadoes are expected. Some…



Test Pattern Indian Sues Howdy-Doody For Royalties

HOWDYDOODYVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Chief Greyscalywik whose image featured prominently in 1950’s television test patterns is suing. His lawyers today announced a $50M lawsuit against the Howdy-Doody show which frequently showed visitors the test pattern bearing his likeness to millions of young Doodeyheads in the 1950s. “I never received…