DMI Summer Camp Musical Showcase Saturday

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Students attending the 11th annual Delta Music Institute Summer Camp, hosted by the DMI Entertainment Industry Studies program at Delta State University, will present a musical showcase on Saturday at 6:00 PM in the Bologna Performing Arts Center on the campus of Delta State. The…


13-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Greenville13-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Greenville13-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Greenville13-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Greenville13-Year-Old Charged With Murder In GreenvilleGREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Four Suspects Arrested In Wednesday Night’s Shooting Death Of 33-year-old Anthony Edwards, Facing Murder Charges Range In Age From 13 To 19 Years Old. Edwards Was Found Dead By Police In A Field Off Sicily Street In Greenville. Arrested In Connection With His Murder Were 13-year-old Timothy Brown, 16-year-old Markiel Norwood, 17-year-old Frederick Pearson, And 19-year-old Tradarious Robinson. They Are Being Held In The Washington County Regional Correctional Facility Awaiting Court Appearances. [pstatus Status=future][pdate Date="Jul 10, 2017 05:00"][pcategories Categories="Delta Daily News, Local News"][pauthor Author="Ben Caxton"]



June 3: The Week In Review

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — It’s Saturday, and time again for a look back at the week in news across the Delta. Homicides were up to start the week in Mississippi with one gunman killing eight people in Lincoln County, and shootings in Jackson and Vicksburg claiming two more lives…


Tutwiler Prison Guard Arrested For Trafficking

TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics has arrested a Tutwiler prison guard in connection with a heroin investigation. 37-year-old Cynthia Smith was arrested over the weekend at the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility. Tallahatchie is a private prison in Tutwiler run by California-based Corrections Corporation of…


Team Cleveland Awards Facade Grants

  CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Six Cleveland business just each received a $500 award to help spruce up their buildings. Team Cleveland Main Street announced The Starving Musician, H Squared Ladies Wear, Ten Twenty-four, The Wishing Well, Hey Joe’s, and the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce will be getting the…



Mississippi Flood Stage Prediction Edges Higher

  GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Flooding on the Mississippi river due to recent rains is expected to be a little worse than earlier thought. The most recent projections by the National Weather Service expect the river to crest between two to two and a half feet above flood stage…


Fatal Easter Weekend Crash In Grenada

  GRENADA, MS (Ben Caxton) — An Easter Weekend wreck killed one and seriously injured a pedestrian in Grenada. Police say the wreck occurred around 11:00 PM Saturday night on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard near Cemetery Street in Grenada. Their investigation determined three vehicles were traveling north on the…


Indianola Shooting Leaves Three Injured

  INDIANOLA, MS (Ben Caxton) — Three people were wounded in a shooting that occurred in Indianola yesterday. Police were called to the 400 block of Walker Street in Indianola around 2:30 AM Thursday morning. At the scene, they discovered shots had been fired into a building. The initial investigation…