One Dead In Downtown Greenville Accident

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Greenville police department along with the Greenville Fire Department are investigating a two car collision in downtown Greenville that killed one person at the scene and sent sent four others to the hospital. The accident happened around 2:00 am this morning on Washington Ave…


Early Morning Arson Destroys Car In Cleveland

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Cleveland Police along with Cleveland Fire Department are investigating a car arson that left a 2006 Mercedes destroyed. Fire Inspector Greg Jackson told a Delta Daily News reporter that they arrived on the scene at 721 South Christmas street at 1:27 am Thursday morning…


Delta State Hosts First Annual Women’s Conference

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Dr. Vernell Bennett, Delta State University’s Vice President for Student Affairs, welcomed DSU family and guests to the first annual women’s conference yesterday. The theme for the two-day inaugural conference is “I Am My Sister’s Keeper.” The activities started with the “Rock the Red…



Power Box Painter Proffers Presser In Park

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — You’re invited to a mini press conference Saturday. The Greenville Arts Council is celebrating the latest finished power box painting by asking the public to come meet the artist. The new box is at the corner of Main Street and Highway 82 at Fannie…



Mound Bayou Stabbing Victim Identified

  MOUND BAYOU, MS (Ben Caxton) — The victim in the early morning stabbing in Mound Bayou has been identified. Police report he has been identified as 34-year-old Marcus Ross. His body was found lying near the railroad tracks at 606 Southwest Main Street in Mound Bayou shortly after midnight,…


Investigation Into Cleveland Gunfight Continues

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Police investigating the late Wednesday Night shootout at the Sunset Village Apartment Complex in Cleveland that killed 21-year-old Marquis Jones are asking for help. While investigating the crime scene, numerous shell casing were collected. In the process, it was discovered that someone had also…


Rankin County Wants First Crack At Deaton

MOUND BAYOU, MS (Ben Caxton) — Accused killer Alex Deaton is in jail in Kansas where he was captured after his nearly week long flight from Mississippi ended in a fiery wreck on Wednesday. Rankin County Mississipi authorities want him back to have first crack at prosecuting him. He faces…