Mississippi Gulf Coast Braces For Nate

Gulfport, MS (Ben Caxton) — Cities along the Mississippi Gulf Coast a bracing for a fast-moving weekend hurricane. As of today the state’s Emergency Operations Center is now fully manned as Tropical Storm Nate spins its way into the southwest Gulf of Mexico. Current forecasts indicate a landfall anywhere from…


Monticello Mother Facing 1st Degree Murder Charges

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Monticello Police Chief Eddy Deaton says the mother of a 19-month-old Monticello girl who suffered blunt force trauma likely will face first-degree murder charges in connection with the child ‘s death. 26-year-old Kannika Jenkins of Monticello and formerly of Dumas was after a month-long investigation…




Rezoning Request A No-Go In Cleveland

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — A public hearing on a request to rezone 128 acres of property in Cleveland drew a boisterous, overflow crowd, and an official “no” from the city board Tuesday night. Developer J.W. McCurdy of Oxford was requesting that the land be rezoned from single-family residential for…


Warren County Schools Considering A Merger

WARREN COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Warren County School District is considering merging two high schools. The school board has hired a consultant to study the facilities and organization of Warren Central and Vicksburg High school and depending on his findings and responses from the community, they could become…



Horn Lake Student Shooting An Accident

HORN LAKE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Horn Lake Police say last weekend’s shooting death of a 17-year-old football player was accidental. A group of teenagers was playing with a loaded handgun Saturday when the gun went off, striking and killing Jaquarius Harper. The bullet also wounded a second 17-year-old in…