Texting Police Officer Caused Murder Mistrial

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The mistrial in the first-degree murder case of Edward Broom apparently resulted at least in part from a Greenwood police officer texting to the District Attorney’s Office during her testimony for the prosecution. Circuit Judge Carol-White Richard wrote in an issued an order Friday that…


November 4: The Week In Review

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Another week has gone by in the Delta, and if you weren’t listening to Delta Radio every morning he’s what you missed. Jason Aldean sang in Tupelo and another shooting broke out. In Clarksdale, a furniture store caught fire for the second time while a…






Golden Eagles Teams Getting New Uniforms

HATTIESBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Athletic teams at the University of Southern Mississippi will have a new look beginning next season as the school’s 16 teams will have uniforms, footwear, headgear and accessories from Adidas AG Group. The eight-year contract runs through 2024-25 and will begin in August when the…



Curae Health Takes Over In Clarksdale

  CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Non-profit Curae Health has assumed operation of Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale from Merit Health. Curae Health operates three hospitals in rural Alabama. In May of this year they acquired two other hospitals in Mississippi. President and CEO Steve Clapp says Curae Health…


The Tax Man Cometh More Slowly

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi tax collections were slightly worse during the first three months of the current budget year than during the same time last year, despite reports from the Legislative Budget Office and the Department of Revenue that tax collections were 3.5 percent higher this July through…