Another 7-Year Sentence For Christopher Epps

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Former Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps has been sentenced to seven years in prison for burglary of an uninhabited dwelling. Epps was arrested last November for stealing light fixtures from his old home, which was forfeited to the government as a part of…


Dead Twin Babies Age Estimated At 32 To 34 Weeks

WYNNE, ARKANSAS (Ben Caxton) — Investigators have determined the approximate ages of the two babies found last Friday in a suitcase near Wynne, Arkansas. The preliminary autopsy report indicates the babies were between 32 and 34 weeks. The Cross County Sheriff is still waiting on additional tests from the medical…




Baseball Coach Steals First Base And Strikes Out

STARKVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — One week into his second season, Mississippi State head baseball coach Andy Cannizaro has resigned. Pitching coach Gary Henderson takes over immediately as interim coach of the Diamond Dawgs. Social media reports surfaced Monday that the 39-year old Cannizaro had an improper relationship with a…



Record Numbers Of Mississippi Seniors Graduate

MISSISSIPPI (Ben Caxton) — A record 83 percent of Mississippi seniors graduated on time from high school last school year, even as lawmakers consider ending tests that affect whether students can graduate. The national graduation rate is 84 percent, and state education officials report graduation is up for all groups…


The Devil, And Drugs, Made Him Do It

COLUMBUS, MS (Ben Caxton) — A 36-year old Columbus man who received two life sentences for sexually abusing two people and kidnapping one of them blame the devil and drugs. In 2015 Autravious Gaston stole a car, robbed a store at gunpoint and sexually assaulted two women, forcing one to…