Student Art Exhibit Opens Thursday In Cleveland

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Delta State University’s Department of Art invites the public to the opening of its annual juried student exhibition this Thursday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The event will be held in the Fielding L. Wright Art Center gallery. The annual exhibit highlights the…


Two Down One To Go

HINDS COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two of the three inmates that escaped the Raymond Detention Center Saturday night been captured. As Delta Daily News reported yesterday,  


Firefighters Injured In Friday Night Blaze

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Greenville Fire Department battled a house fire on 423 Fourth Street for over 2 hours last Friday night. Three fire units were dispatched. Once on the scene, firefighters found a single family wooden structure with heavy flames and smoke coming from the right…




DSU Falls, But Still #3 Seed In Coming Tournament

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — In basketball news the Delta State University men’s basketball team fell to Alabama-Huntsville 85-67 on Saturday night at the Pete Hanna Center. The loss marked second straight season the team fell in the semifinals of the Gulf South Conference Tournament to Alabama. Despite the…




Is Stevenson Also Alonzo Dukes Murderer?

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Accused Greenville double-murderer Leonard Stevenson Jr. is being charged in yet another homicide. According to a report in the Delta Democrat Times Leland police chief, Billy Barber said Stevenson was charged Thursday with one count of capital murder of Alonzo Dukes after being questioned…


Three Men Escape Detention Center Over The Weekend

  HINDS COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Three inmates escaped from the Raymond Detention Center over the weekend. One, 19-year-old Jamond Leonard was taken into custody Sunday evening around 5:30. The other two escapees, 23-year-old Jermaine Butler and 27-year-old Demarcus Jones, are still on the loose. “Sheriff’s Investigators along with…