Delta Daily News Headlines

Greenwood Car Theft Attempt Runs out Of Gas

Monday, January 20
GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Grand Theft Auto Rule Number One. If you are going to steal someone’s car at a gas station, wait... Read more at

Check Your Water Tests Results for This Man’s Signature

Monday, January 20
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — If your home, business, or city has had an official water test done for federal compliance in the last few years... Read more at

Inmate Found Hanged to Death at Parchman Penitentiary

Monday, January 20
PARCHMAN, MS (Ben Caxton) — Another inmate has died at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton released a statement on Sunday... Read more at

Hosemann Names Clarksdale Superintendent to Advisory Board

Monday, January 20
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Newly minted Mississippi Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann has named a number of Delta school administrators to a state advisory council, including... Read more at

Manhole Victim’s Death Ruled Accidental

Saturday, January 18
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville Police say that the death of a man found in a flooded manhole in Greenville two weeks ago was accidental... Read more at

Yazoo Guards Arrested for Sex with Inmates

Saturday, January 18
YAZOO CITY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Three guards at the Yazoo County Regional Correction Facility have been arrested after being accused of having sexual contact with... Read more at

Health Board a No, but Doctors a Yes on Medical Marijuana

Saturday, January 18
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The state board of health expressed opposition to Initiative 65 this week; now a number of Mississippi physicians have voiced their... Read more at

Mississippi Public Service Commission Has a New Chairman

Saturday, January 18
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — the Mississippi Public Service Commission has selected a new Chairman and approved rate decreases for Entergy and Mississippi Power customers. First... Read more at

Firefighters Find Fryer Fire at Greenville Sonics

Friday, January 17
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A fryer fire caused a small blaze at a local Greenville fast food restaurant. Firefighters were called to Sonic on U... Read more at