Rezoning Request A No-Go In Cleveland

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — A public hearing on a request to rezone 128 acres of property in Cleveland drew a boisterous, overflow crowd, and an official “no” from the city board Tuesday night. Developer J.W. McCurdy of Oxford was requesting that the land be rezoned from single-family residential for…


Warren County Schools Considering A Merger

WARREN COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Warren County School District is considering merging two high schools. The school board has hired a consultant to study the facilities and organization of Warren Central and Vicksburg High school and depending on his findings and responses from the community, they could become…



Horn Lake Student Shooting An Accident

HORN LAKE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Horn Lake Police say last weekend’s shooting death of a 17-year-old football player was accidental. A group of teenagers was playing with a loaded handgun Saturday when the gun went off, striking and killing Jaquarius Harper. The bullet also wounded a second 17-year-old in…




Greenville Democrat Primary Results Contested

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Officially there’s no challenger in the upcoming General election to the Ward 4 seat on the Greenville City Council. Two Democrats were vying in yesterday’s primary for the right to run unopposed, incumbent Betty Watkins, and challenger Lurann Thomas. Officially Thomas was declared the winner….