January 13: The Week In Review

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Another week of news is history in the Delta. If you weren’t listening to Delta Radio every morning, here’s what you might have missed. In Greenville yet another tree claimed an innocent driver’s life, another accident claimed a teenager’s life, the city’s first homicide victim…



Flash! Bang! You’re Out Of A Job!

HELENA-WEST HELENA, AR (Ben Caxton) — A Helena-West Helena police officer is off the job and charged with aggravated assault. Lieutenant Michael Thomas, a 15-year department veteran, is charged with aggravated assault after allegedly throwing “flash bangs” at two cadets during training at a gun range last month. Police say…



Statutory Rape Charges For Two Men In Vicksburg

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two Vicksburg area men are in custody and charged with statutory rape in two separate cases. On Wednesday, Vicksburg police arrested 55-year-old Anthony Charles McCray. The victim’s mother says McCray checked her 15-year-old daughter out of school without her knowledge on December 13 and she…



How About A Little Wine With Your Stamps?

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A new bill before the Mississippi legislature could deliver wine to your door. The measure, introduced by Representative Charles Busby, would let allow wine club members to have bottles shipped to their home. That’s legal in 45 other states, and this is the second time…