Articles by Ben Caxton


Unemployment Steady at 4.9%

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% from March to April. The state department of employment security reports the rate has now been below 5% for nineteen months in a row send is the third lowest level of unemployment ever recorded in Mississippi. April’s rate…








Arkansas Governor’s Son Arrested for Dwi

ROGERS, AR (Ben Caxton) — The son of Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Rogers Arkansas Police say 43-year-old William Asa Hutchinson III was taken into custody at a traffic stop Saturday morning. He was taken to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office and…


Arkansas in Top Ten for Drug Problems

WASHINGTON, DC (Ben Caxton) — Personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on the States with the Biggest Drug Problems. The study compares 50 states and the District of Columbia in 22 key categories from arrest and overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and employee drug testing laws. DC ranked number…