Daily Archive: June 24, 2013

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    Police Kill Deacon's Son at Historic Mississippi Church

    (AP) — Police fatally shot the son of a church deacon on Sunday morning after they were called to a church when members of the congregation started arguing over the firing of a pastor, authorities said. Cacedrick White, 26, arrived with a shotgun and fired it once in the parking lot while police were at the church in Lexington, …

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    Blues Legend Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Dead at 83

    (AP) — Singer Bobby “Blue” Bland, who blended Southern blues and soul in songs such as “Turn on Your Love Light” and “Further on up the Road,” has died. He was 83. Bland’s son Rodd said his father died about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at his Memphis home surrounded by relatives. His son said he died from complications from an ongoing illness. Sin …