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One dead, another critically injured in North Mississippi shooting, police say

Police are investigating a double shooting in Holly Springs that left one man dead and another fighting for his life. The Holly Springs Police Department made the scene around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday.

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Police hunting murder suspect in Olive Branch, Miss.

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. The Olive Branch Police Department is searching for a murder suspect. Authorities say 21-year-old Tyease Lofton shot Bryan Harris in the chest on Friday night on Goodman Road.

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Clarksdale Man Arrested After Traffic Stop

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale police have arrested 20-year old Travian Jones; he was stopped for a traffic violation Thursday night but was found to be in possession of a firearm reported stolen in Virginia. Jones will make his initial appearance tomorrow in municipal court.

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Mississippi motorcyclist dies after hit by state trooper

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — A central Mississippi motorcyclist has died after he hit a sheriff's cruiser, was thrown onto the road, and was then hit by a Mississippi Highway Patrol vehicle.

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Morgan Freeman praised for turning his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into bee sanctuary

(WFLA) - Morgan Freeman is being lauded on social media for his decision to convert his 124-acre ranch in Mississippi into a sanctuary for bees, Forbes reported. According to the business magazine, the Shawshank Redemption actor has imported 26 bee hives into his ranch from Arkansas.

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Man Rescued From Swollen Mississippi River During Buku Festival

If you've ever attended a music festival in New Orleans then, to quote a trendy insurance commercial, "you've seen a thing or two". Saturday night at the Buku Festival many festival goers saw something they won't soon forget. A man scaled a tall chain link fence and then jumped into the Mississippi

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Profile 2019: Meet Wiliam Murphy and Dylan Jones

It may not happen very often, but every now and then a Teach for America participant leaves the program and comes to teach for the Delta. Such was the case for both William Murphy and Dylan Jones.

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1st Place for Dsu Sophomore Piano Performance

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Delta State University sophomore piano performance major Yeim Kim from Seoul, South Korea, won first place in the freshman/sophomore solo piano division of the Mississippi Music Teachers Association Collegiate Competitions held at Belhaven University in Jackson on March

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Clarksdale Residents Left Looking for Answers

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — With little apparent progress on several projects announced during the last year in Clarksdale citizens have more questions than answers. A Wing Stop was supposed to open this month in the city’s historic Greyhound bus depot but there’s been no visible construction acti

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Board of Supervisors minutes up to date

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2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls swing through South in quest for black voters

Massachusetts senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren pushed to galvanize black voters and local Democrats in the Delta region during her three-state tour in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama, a region that has typically voted Republican in past U.S. elections.

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Yazoo County Ranked Best Of the Worst

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — A recent study ranks several Mississippi counties among the worst places to live. At number 22 Yazoo County is the best of the state’s worst counties. Poverty-stricken Sunflower, Leflore, Holmes, and Coahoma also ranked in the top 25 worst counties to live in.

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Ruleville native to appear again on NBC hit This Is Us

Ruleville native and former North Sunflower Academy student Maury Morgan, who appeared for the second time Tuesday night on an episode of the NBC hit show This Is Us will return for the season finale on Tuesday, April 2.

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Kelly capital murder trial scheduled for May 28

The final of five suspects charged with the 2015 shooting death of a Mantachie man will go to trial in May. The capital murder trial of Demarco Kelly, 25, of Clarksdale, is scheduled to begin May 28 inside the Itawamba County courtroom in downtown Fulton, according to officials inside the Itawamba C

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Six Month Meeting Minutes Backlog Almost Gone

COAHOMA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — An audit earlier this year found Coahoma County Chancery Clerk Carolyn Parham’s office was as much as six months behind in recording minutes of meetings of the county board of supervisors. In a front-page story this week the Clarksdale Press Register reports Parham

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Last Days for Deals at Rock and Blues Museum

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Just two days remain for Clarksdale’s Rock and Blues Museum. Founder Theo Dasbach (TAY-oh DAHS-bock) is retiring and will dissolve the museum’s non-profit organization this month, placing the entire collection and building at 113 East Second Street up for sale. The gift

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Walking tour of Clarksdale via your cell phone?

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Think safety first when taking on spring projects

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Man found dead at Winstonville Fire Dept.

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a weekend homicide in Winstonville. On Saturday shortly before 2 p.m., the sheriff’s department received a 911 call in reference to a deceased male at the Winstonville Fire Station.

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Sheriff Investigating Winstonville Firehouse Death

WINSTONVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A man living in the Winstonville fire station turned up dead in a pool of blood over the weekend and the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department is investigating to find out why. Sheriff’s responding to a 9-1-1 call around 2:00 PM Saturday afternoon discovered the body of

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