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…





Scammed Western Union Customers Eligible For Refunds

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — After reaching a settlement in January with Western Union over money laundering and consumer fraud violations, Mississippians who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union’s wire transfer service between 2004 and January of this year may apply for compensation. Typical fraud transfers…


Hit And Run Driver Arrested In Panola County

PANOLA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Panola County deputies have arrested a driver accused of hitting a 15-year-old boy and leaving him to die. Jadarius Chapman is hospitalized in critical condition with broken bones and damage to his kidney, liver, and spleen. 36-year-old James Sanford stopped after Monday’s accident in…