Would Be Barbecue Judges Offered Training

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — If you’ve always dreamed of being a judge at a barbecue contest but lacked official training, now’s your chance. With a slate of four contests in the great Delta Barbecue Battle coming up this year, the Memphis Barbecue Network has announced they’ll be offering judges’…


New Fences, Razor Wire Coming To County Lockup

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Eight months after Washington County Sheriff Milton Gaston first suggested installing additional razor wire at the Washingon County Regional Correctional Center in response to citizen and government concerns over multiple escapes, he’s finally getting his wish. County supervisors this week have approved a request to…



CPU Discusses New LED Streetlighting For Clarksdale

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — At Tuesday’s meeting the Clarksdale Public Utilities board received an overview of regulatory compliance changes from consultant Meg McNaul and recognized electrical line workers Antonio Coburn and Parker Jones for their efforts to restore power following outages in last week’s storm. General Manager Mark Johnson…





Another Shooting In Greenville Revealed

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville Police have revealed that they are investigating a second shooting that occurred in Greenville Tuesday. Police were dispatched to the area of Moore and Eureka Streets around 11:15 PM Tuesday night and on arrival at the scene discovered a 29-year-old black man who had…