Teacher Suspended For Racist Facebook Comment

BATESVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Batesville teacher has been suspended after a racist comment appeared on her Facebook Page. Cammie Rone, a second-grade teacher at Batesville Intermediate School in Batesville, was placed on administrative leave Monday after officials were made aware of a comment that appeared on her Facebook…


Vicksburg Fire Claims Life Of Double Amputee

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Vicksburg house fire has killed a wheelchair-bound occupant. The Tuesday morning blaze on Marcus street claimed the life of 62-year-old Deborah Sweet. Firefighters battling arcing power lines and searing flames could not reach Sweet before she was overcome by the extreme heat and smoke….



Deputy Gets Awarded Medal For Bravery

YALOBUSHA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Mississippi deputy has been awarded a medal for bravery in a shootout where he was wounded and a Missouri man and woman were killed. Yalobusha County sheriff’s Deputy Thomas West received the medal Saturday. Three months ago he found a stolen all-terrain vehicle…