Feds Investigating Potential Snap Program Fraud

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Documents obtained by the group “Mississippi Watchdog” indicate the federal government is investigating Mississippi’s SNAP program for possible fraud and mismanagement. According to WLBT-TV who began reporting on the investigation Wednesday, the federal government is looking into whether Mississippi submitted fraudulent SNAP claim data. Speculation…


Clarksdale Utilities To Pay For Whistleblower Services

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — At Tuesday’s meeting the Clarksdale Public Utilities Commission authorized attorney David Hunt to seek bids in the next six weeks from legal and accounting firms to provide “whistleblower” services to the utility, allowing employees, vendors, and customers to anonymously report policy or regulatory violations by…


Ole Miss Receiver Wins 2017 Conerly Trophy

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Ole Miss wide receiver A.J. Brown has won the 2017 C Spire Conerly Trophy as Mississippi’s most outstanding college football player this season. The award is named after Clarksdale native Charlie Conerly, the only football inductee in the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame who was…