Child Care Worker Accused Of Abuse

WATER VALLEY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Water Valley child care center says a worker at the center has been accused of abusing children. After a parent accused a worker of mistreating her child in December, Cotton Candy Kids Learning Center sent several letters to parents about the investigation. The…



Today the Tax Man Cometh

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Today is Tax Day, and the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its 2019 Tax Burden by State report. To determine which states tax their residents most aggressively, WalletHub compared the 50 states based on property taxes, individual income taxes and sales, and excise taxes as…



Lawsuit Filed over Greenwood Arrest

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Greenwood man is suing the city in Federal Court for violating his 4th and 14th Amendment rights. Bertram “Bert” Keys identified as a Greenwood Raiders football coach in papers filed by his attorneys, says Greenwood Police Chief Ray Moore and at least four police…


State Taking over Schools in Yazoo & Humphreys

YAZOO CITY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Humphreys County and Yazoo City school districts will be folded into a new statewide district aimed at improving academic performance. Last week Mississippi’s state Board of Education also hired Jermall Wright, currently chief academic and accountability officer for Birmingham, Alabama, schools to be…