An “Ecstatic” Stop Leads To Two Arrests

  YAZOO CITY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two Louisiana men were arrested in Yazoo City after 3,731 Ecstasy pills were discovered in their car by police during a routine traffic stop. Baton Rouge residents Stanley Lias and Kentrell Augustus were charged by Yazoo City Police with felony possession of controlled…


University Flags Must Be Unfurled Bill Says

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — In the on-again-off-again battle over the Mississippi state flag, the legislature once again is attempting to force universities to unfurl the banner. The state House voted 57-56 Wednesday to withhold proposed tax exemptions to public universities that refuse to fly the flag. Supporters of…


Assault, Kidnapping, And Car Chase In Jackson

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A prime-time assault and kidnapping played out on Jackson television stations yesterday afternoon. Around 4:20 pm a Jackson PD Officer witnessed an unidentified black woman being assaulted by an unidentified black man driving a white Honda Accord. According to reports from WLBT-TV Channel 3…





One Dead In Single Car Accident Near Indianola

  INDIANOLA, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Saturday rollover accident that claimed one life is still under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Around 11:15 AM Saturday Troopers along with Sunflower Deputies and rescue officials were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on US Highway 82 east of Indianola. At the…


Community Conversation Meeting In Ruleville

  RULEVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Sunflower Humphrey Progress Inc held a community conversation meeting in Ruleville Tuesday evening. This was the last of three that have been held, the others having taken place in Indianola and Belzoni. The purpose of the meetings was to inform the communities of the…