Delta Daily News Headlines

Website Says Mississippi Economy 2nd Worst in USA

Saturday, November 17
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Personal finance website WalletHub says Mississippi has the second worst state economy in the US; with 22.3 percent of the... Read more at

Colder Weather Means More Deer on the Highways

Saturday, November 17
THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Colder weather means deer are becoming more active and visible along Mississippi highways. Last year the state ranked eighth nationally in... Read more at

Shooting in Drew Claims a Life

Saturday, November 17
DREW, MS (Ben Caxton) — An early Friday morning shooting at a Drew apartment complex has left one man dead, and another in jail. Witnesses say... Read more at

Clarksdale Sees 11th Homicide Of 2018

Friday, November 16
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale recorded the city’s 11th homicide of the year this week as 25-year-old Zavian Griffin died Tuesday... Read more at

Entergy Sunflower County Solar Farm Awaiting Approval

Friday, November 16
SUNFLOWER COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Entergy Mississippi has announced plans to build a 1000-acre solar energy farm in Sunflower County. Once approved by the... Read more at

Espy Received $3/4 Million from African Dictator

Friday, November 16
MEMPHIS, TN (Ben Caxton) — Democrat Mike Espy is getting help from Tennessee in his bid to defeat Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith in a runoff election... Read more at

More Talk for Proposed Clarksdale Sports Complex

Friday, November 16
CLARKSDALE, MS (Paul Wilson, WROX Radio) — At this week’s city board meeting developer, Dwan Brown presented architectural plans for the planned $43 million... Read more at

Winter Weather Balmed for Five Mississippi Deaths

Friday, November 16
THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Wednesday’s storm is being blamed for five deaths. A tour bus bound for Tunica’s casinos overturned on... Read more at

Delta State Names a New Athletic Director

Thursday, November 15
CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Delta State has announced the new Athletic Director will be taking the helm in 2019. University President William LaForge has tapped... Read more at