Articles by Ben Caxton

B.b. King Auction Today

LOS ANGELES, CA (Ben Caxton) — B.B. King’s “Lucille” guitar and other personal property is up for auction online today. Julien’s Auctions is offering instruments, jackets, jewelry, awards, and other items including a black Gibson ES-345 limited edition guitar that Gibson gave to B.B. King on his 80th birthday. The…





13 Mississippi Fire Departments Getting Federal Gift

WASHINGTON, DC (Ben Caxton) — Over $5 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency funding is going to 13 fire departments in Mississippi. Jackson will receive $3.4 million and Canton will get $883,782 to hire firefighters; the Walls Volunteer Fire Department will receive $163,000 for operations and safety equipment. The grants…


Police Solve Clarksdale – Dog Caper

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale police have arrested two men after last week’s burglary of the CARES Animal Shelter. 57-year old Jerome Allen and 42-year-old Frederick Jones appeared before municipal judge Carlos Moore on Tuesday and both were given $50,000 bond. Also on Tuesday 58-year old Wayne Pittman turned…