January 6: The Week In Review

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — The first full week of news for 2018 is in the books in the Delta. If you weren’t listening to Delta Radio every morning, here’s what you might have missed. The smell of roasted peanuts continues to haunt residents near Greenwood, while that city also…


Another Greenville Tree Claims A Life

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Another Greenville tree has claimed the life of an innocent motorist. Police were called to the intersection of Highway 82 and Tampa Street just after 9:00 PM Thursday where they found a black 1975 Cadillac that had crashed into a tree. The driver, 35-year-old Brian…






Cold Weather Claims Life Of Natchez Man

ADAMS COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Natchez man has become the latest victim of Mississippi’s severe cold outbreak. 56-year-old James Ruffin was found dead inside his home Wednesday. The Adams County coroner says that it appears the man died from hypothermia. The home where he died apparently had little…


3rd District Congressman Will Not Run Again

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi GOP Congressman Gregg Harper will not be seeking re-election at the end of his term in 2019 according to a report yesterday on CNN. The five-term congressman who was first elected in 2008 represents Mississippi’s 3rd District which stretches from Southwest Mississippi, northeast through…



Fatal Accident In Pace Kills Toddlers, Adult

PACE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A two-vehicle accident Wednesday night outside of Cleveland near Pace killed two toddlers and one adult. The accident is still under investigation, and conflicting information has been received. But early reports to Delta Daily News by the Mississippi Highway Patrol say the accident occurred around…