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DOJ asks watchdog to look into possible 'impropriety' after Trump demands probe on alleged campaign 'infiltration'

The Justice Department asked its watchdog to look into any alleged "impropriety or political motivation" in the FBI's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, the DOJ said Sunday night -- hours after President Trump ordered a review looking into whether federal agents infiltrated or surveilled his campaign for political purposes.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first dance song revealed

One day after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot at their highly-publicized royal wedding, details are emerging about their intimate reception afterwards. Specifically, the song the royal couple chose to be the first one they danced to as husband and wife.

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Monticello Man Arrested in Fordyce over Child Rape Allegations

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Monticello Police report that they have arrested a former Monticello resident on charges that he raped a 10-year-old child. The arrest of 49-year-old Charles Hawkins was carried out on Tuesday at the Jefferson Area Technical Career Center in Fordyce. Hawkins was then returned to Monticello...

Coahoma Community College Names Building for Female Trustee

COAHOMA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Earlier this month Coahoma Community College named its offsite health and science facility in honor of the first female trustee for the college. The $1.3 million dollar Rena Butler Health and Sciences Annex, at 917 Ohio Street, will house paramedic and polysomnography programs along...

Government Food Fight over $100m Fraud Settlement Assets

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi state and federal authorities are fighting over who should collect assets and repay victims of a $100 million-plus fraud. Last week 58-year old Arthur Lamar Adams pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. Adams told investors he was buying rights to cut timber...

Mississippi State Soon Will Accept Online Applications

STARKVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Starting September 1st Mississippi State University will accept applications from a platform that over 1 million college applicants use each year to apply to more than 800 universities worldwide. MSU says accepting the Common Application from prospective undergraduate students will simplify the application process; applicants...

Pay Raises Coming to Coahoma County Teachers

COAHOMA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Employees of the Coahoma County School District will get pay raises next year. The local supplement for certified staff will more than double from $1100 to $2500, while principals and employees that don’t need certification or licenses to qualify for their jobs will receive...

Old Vicksburg Bridge Closed After Being Hit by 30 Barges

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — The old Mississippi River Bridge in Vicksburg was closed to train traffic yesterday after a tow pushing 30 barges downriver struck one of the bridges piers. The towboat, the Jeffrey G based in St. Louis, crashed into the bridge’s number four pier on the Louisiana...

Family Feud Contestants Win Jail Time in Sidon

SIDON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A family feud in Sidon that escalated into shots being fired has resulted in two more arrests. 24-year-old Denarius Crigler has been charged with aggravated assault and 34-year-old Charles Cross Jr. with accessory before and after the fact of aggravated assault. The charges stem from...

Gasoline Prices Still Lower Than Average in the Delta

THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Memorial Day weekend is just a week away, and gas in the Delta still costs about 18 cents less than the state average and 50 cents less than the national average, but prices have been creeping up. The highest priced fuel is on the west...

Gunfire Erupts at Greenwood Housing Complex

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenwood Police are investigating what they are calling a drive-by shooting at the Parkway Place housing complex Thursday afternoon. At least half a dozen Greenwood squad cars reported to the scene to cordon off the area and collect shell casings and other evidence. Witnesses reported...

Greenville Receives Check from Last Summer's Tax Auction

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The City of Greenville and Washington County are $95,000 richer today. Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman visited town with the receipts from last July’s web-based auction of tax-forfeited properties. In all 259 properties in Washington County were sold at auction. Making the average sale price...