One person was shot Saturday around 3 a.m. on Second North Street near the intersection of Clay Street in Vicksburg.

Vicksburg, miss.(Ben Caxton)–The male victim was walking down the street when he was shot in the side from a passing vehicle, according to Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore. He was transported to Merit Health River Region hospital. Moore said the victim’s injuries were not life threatening. Police returned to the…




The Mississippi Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling Friday which enables using absentee voting.

Mississippi. (Ben Caxton) —The Mississippi Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling Friday that would have allowed those most vulnerable to COVID-19 to cast ballots using absentee voting. On Sept. 2, Judge Denise Owens of the Hinds County Chancery Court ruled that Mississippi law’s exception for temporary disabilities “permits any…


This semester has been a time of change for University of Southern Mississippi students, staff and the campus food bank.

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (Ben Caxton) -The Eagle’s Nest Food Pantry has been serving USM students and staff in a new location this fall. It’s the former, “A Stone’s Throw” building on the east side of campus. The pantry was moved from its former location in the basement of The Hub, because…


An accidental shooting in the parking lot of a Hattiesburg sporting goods store left one person injured Friday evening.

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – Hattiesburg Police Department Ryan Moore said police responded to the shooting in the parking lot of Academy Sports in the 6100 block of U.S. 98 just before 6 p.m. Moore said the individual was transported to a local hospital for treatment. No other injuries were…


On Friday, Governor Tate Reeves discussed the current situation of COVID-19 in Mississippi.

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) –  With the Mississippi State Fair set to happen in October, he was questioned about COVID-19 concerns ahead of the event. He said the State Fair is more of a business operation rather than a social gathering. The governor also said current precautions set forth in the state…


A man was arrested for allegedly firing shots at Hinds County deputies while they responded to a domestic disturbance.

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – The incident happened in the 1200 block of Billy Bell Road on Friday. Upon their arrival, deputies learned that Titus Manogin, 32 causing the disturbance had retreated on foot towards a barn located behind the home. When they tried to approach, Manogin allegedly fired…