Senior Care Givers Shown Care For Their Help

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Bolivar County Senior Companion Program held their Annual Client Appreciation Luncheon yesterday. Seniors from across Bolivar County gathered in Cleveland to say thanks for caring for the elderly. You can look at photos of the luncheon online with this story at deltadailynews.com.  


Search Warrant Leads To Drug Bust In Greenwood

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenwood Chief of Police Raymond Moore told Delta Daily News yesterday afternoon of a search warrant that led to a drug arrest. On Tuesday, March 21, Greenwood Police officers executed the warrant at 307 10th Avenue in Greenwood. The result was the recovery of prescription…


Future Mound Bayou Doctor Scores A 33 On ACT

MOUND BAYOU, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mound Bayou is affectionately referred to as the “Jewel of the Delta.” Well within that jewel are precious gems and one of those gems happens to be Jalexis Evans. Jalexis is the daughter of LaToya Lee and has been an “A” student since she…


Mississippi AG Writes $34M Check To State Treasury

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood delivered a two-page letter and a $34M check to the State of Mississippi yesterday. The money, received from legal settlements paid to the Attorney General’s trust fund came with recommendations on how to spend some of it. Hood asked that…



Arkansas Votes Increased Education For NCAA Officials

LITTLE ROCK, AR (Ben Caxton) — Arkansas has voted to urge more training for NCAA basketball officials. By a voice vote yesterday the Arkansas Senate passed a resolution “encouraging better education of NCAA basketball officials.” The resolution sponsored by Senator Keith Ingram, a West Memphis Democrat claims that the University…


Escapee Captured In Alabama After 7 Weeks

TALLADEGA COUNTY, AL (Ben Caxton) — As Delta Daily News reported yesterday afternoon, the last of two February Washington county escapees has been captured. 29-year-old Jeremiah Hair was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Talladega County in Alabama on Wednesday. Hair escaped from detention in Washington County on February…


Armed Robbery Suspect On The Loose In Jackson

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Jackson Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of the Sprint Mart Gas Station on Robinson Road. According to JPD Commander Tyree Jones, a black man went inside the store unmasked with a black handgun and demanded money. The suspect took the money and…


Yazoo Wildfire Reportedly Sparked By Arsonist

YAZOO COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Fire Officials and the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Department say their investigation of the house fire that sparked a fast-moving wildfire points to arson. No arrests have been made but authorities are tracking down leads in the case. The Mississippi Forestry Commission says 121 acres…


Mississippi Casino Revenue Down Again In February

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi casino revenue fell 10 percent in February 2017 compared to last year. State Revenue Department figures show gamblers lost $172 million last month, compared to $190 million in February 2016. The 12 coastal casinos posted revenue of $95 million, down 9 percent from $105…