Articles by Ben Caxton







NAACP Branch Sues Curtis Flowers Prosecutor

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Four black voters and a Mississippi NAACP branch have filed a lawsuit in Federal Court in Greenville against Curtis Flowers prosecutor, District Attorney Doug Evans. The suit asks U.S. District Judge Debra Brown to permanently order Evans and his assistants to stop using peremptory challenges…


Leland Porch Pirate Arrested

LELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Leland Police announced yesterday that they have arrested a man they believe is responsible for a series of garden burglaries in that city. 30-year-old Danny Horne was taken into custody and charged for his alleged involvement with stealing out of people’s yards. Police say it…


LEDS Coming Soon to Light Up Vicksburg

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — New lighting is coming to Vicksburg roadways. At a Monday meeting the city’s Board of Mayor and Alderman voted to approve a $29,186 agreement with Entergy to install LED lights on major thoroughfares around the city. Under the plan, 891 streetlights will be replaced with…