Vicksburg Looking To Privatize Wastewater Plant

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Rising debt is causing Vicksburg to rethink public operation of the city’s wastewater treatment plant. At Thursday’s meeting of the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen, a contract with Trilogy Engineering Services of Jackson was approved to prepare a request for proposals to operate and…





200th Blues Trail Marker Dedication Today

LYON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The 200th marker on Mississippi’s Blues Trail, honoring the song “Rocket 88” written by Clarksdale native Ike Turner and originally recorded by Jackie Brenston, will be dedicated this afternoon in Lyon. The free events begin at 3 at Lyon Town Hall on Park Street with…




Accident Causes Power Outages In Greenville

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — An morning accident in Greenville Tuesday left about 500 Entergy customers without power for a few hours. According to Entergy’s customer service manager Gerald Husband, a dump truck crashed through power lines along US Highway 82 knocking out power to the area around the snapped…