Delta Daily News Headlines

Espy Collecting Cards for His Bahama’s Trip

Monday, September 16
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy will lead a team of volunteers in relief efforts for the Bahamas later this week. Through Wednesday... Read more at

Nearly 40% Of Adult Mississippians Are Obese

Monday, September 16
THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are among nine states with at least 35% of adults are obese. Those findings are in a... Read more at

Convenience Store Customers Don’t Pass Smell Test

Monday, September 16
Greenwood, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Greenwood convenience store says workers at a neighboring soybean mill can’t enter because they stink. The sign was... Read more at

Hung Jury in Trial Of Former Rolling Fork Mayor

Monday, September 16
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The long-delayed trial of a former Mississippi mayor has ended in a hung jury. On Friday a Hinds County... Read more at

Perkins Restaurants Sold to Huddle House

Monday, September 16
MEMPHIS, TN (Ben Caxton) — After filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month, Memphis-based Perkins & Marie Callender says it has a buyer. Atlanta-based Huddle... Read more at

One Dead, Four Injured in Chicot County Accident

Monday, September 16
CHICOT COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Friday night accident in Chicot County resulted in the death a Eudora man and injured four others. 55-year... Read more at

Thieves Stealing Checks from Chicot Mailboxes

Saturday, September 14
CHICOT COUNTY, AR (Wesley Carnicle) — Thieves are once again hitting mailboxes in Chicot County. According to Sheriff Ronald Nichols residents on Lakehall Road and Stuart... Read more at

Fake Policeman Arrested with Own Handcuffs

Saturday, September 14
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — In a bizarre story out of Carrol County Thursday, a Grenada man impersonating a Vaiden police officer was arrested by... Read more at

Blues Commission Missing Nearly $1M in Receipts

Friday, September 13
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A performance audit by State Auditor Shad White reports a lack of documentation for millions of dollars spent by the Mississippi... Read more at