Ole Miss Star Justin Reed Passes At Age 35

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Former NBA and Ole Miss basketball star Justin Reed passed away Friday morning. The 35-year-old Jackson native died from complications of angiosarcoma, a form of cancer. A second-round draft pick of the Boston Celtics, Reed played two seasons for Boston and one with the Minnesota…



Greenville Shooter Released On Bond

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The suspect involved in a Thursday shooting in Greenville that sent one man to the hospital is out on bond. Judge Michael Prewitt set bond Friday at $15,000 for 45-year-old John Scates. Scates paid the bond and has been released pending trial. Police were called…





Jobs Situation Marginally Improved Last Month

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi’s job market improved modestly in September as payrolls grew slightly and unemployment ticked down. The jobless rate fell to 5.2 percent in September from 5.3 percent in August. A year ago the state’s unemployment rate was 5.7. Fewer people reported having jobs but even…