Delta Daily News Headlines

Mobile Covid-19 Testing in Greenwood on Tuesday

Monday, March 30
GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi State Department of Health and the University of Mississippi Medical Center will open a mobile drive-through COVID-19... Read more at

Arkansas Gov Puts Money Aside for Rainy Virus Day

Monday, March 30
LITTLE ROCK, AR (Ben Caxton) — As of Saturday morning, Arkansas has a new fund to help offset expenses and losses caused as the state battles... Read more at

Inmate "Quickie" Leaves Natchez Prisoner Pregnant

Monday, March 30
NATCHEZ, MS (Ben Caxton) — A female inmate who has only been allowed to leave her cell twice in a little over a year of incarceration... Read more at

Unemployment Claims Up over 600% over Last Year

Monday, March 30
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — There were 6723 applications for unemployment benefits in Mississippi during the week ending March 21st, a 486% increase from the previous... Read more at

Saturday’s Storms Hit Jonesboro with Devastating Tornado

Monday, March 30
JONESBORO, AR (Ben Caxton) — As severe storms swept across the Delta and mid-south Saturday night, a tornado that stayed on the ground for almost... Read more at

More Mississippi Cities Enact Curfews and Restrictions

Monday, March 30
THE DELTA (Ben Caxton) — Some Mississippi cities and counties are setting curfews and other restrictions tighter than the ones ordered statewide by Governor Tate Reeves... Read more at

Pearl River Flood Victims Now Eligible for Assistance

Monday, March 30
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi businesses and residents in a dozen counties who were hurt by Pearl River flooding are now eligible to receive disaster... Read more at

Oh, Dear! Vicar Sets Himself on Fire for Jesus.

Sunday, March 29
PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND (Ben Caxton) — Accidentally setting yourself on fire is apparently another one of the possible drawbacks to being quarantined at home for the COVID... Read more at