Electrical Fire Destroys Alcorn County Factory

ALCORN COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — An electrical fire inside a ventilation fan is believed to have caused a fire that destroyed a northeast Mississippi factory on Thursday. Palmer-Handrail Custom Millwork employees tried to put out the fire but flames spread outside and onto the roof. Alcorn County firefighters fought…




Suspect In Wilmar Arkansas Murder Arrested

DREW COUNTY, AR (Ben Caxton) — Police have arrested one man in connection with a Tuesday night Drew County murder. 25-year-old Jerell Terry of McGehee was arrested Friday in Pulaski County by U.S. Marshals, according to Drew County Sheriff Mark Gober. Terry is suspected of shooting 20-year-old Christon Sheets at…


Bomb Threats Continue At Milwaukee Tools Plant

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenwood’s Milwaukee Tools Plant received three more bomb threats on Thursday. Two were phoned in directly to the plant, and another call went to the Greenwood Police Department. The plant was evacuated three times to search for explosives, none were found. Thursday’s threats brought the…


Choctaw Indians Vote Down New Casino

CHOCTAW, MS (Ben Caxton) — There will not be a new Choctaw Indian Casino in Mississippi. Members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians voted this week and preliminary results show 1449 votes against and 654 votes in favor with 112 absentee votes still. Chief Phyliss Anderson said in a…