Articles by Ben Caxton

ICE Raids Creating Job Openings In Jackson

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI (Ben Caxton) — Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been busy in Mississippi over the past week. ICE has conduced what locals in and around Jackson are calling immigration raids. ICE says they’re simply executing federal search warrants at a number of local businesses. Prime targets of the actions…



Governor Meets With Jennifer Garner In Washington

WASHINGTON, DC (Ben Caxton) — While in Washington Sunday for the Governors meetings with President Trump, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant met with actress Jennifer Garner. They discussed early childhood education in Mississippi, including the Governor’s Family-Based Early Childhood System Plan produced by the State Early Childhood Advisory Council, and Garner’s…





Spouse Missing, Fishing? Blame Al Gore.

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — If your significant other spends all his or her time fishing this year. Blame global warming. Officials with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks say the 2017 fishing season in Mississippi may be a keeper. Biologists researching Mississippi waters last fall indicated…


Mardi Gras Fever Hits The Delta Today

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Carnival celebrations are getting underway worldwide this weekend, and this year Greenville is joining in the fun. For the first time ever Mardi Gras gets underway in downtown Greenville this afternoon at five o’clock. “We’re going to be throwing candy, and beads. It’s going to…