Hilton: Hospital report filled with misleading data

Posted about 1 hour ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

OCH Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Richard Hilton said a report calling upon the county to seek transaction proposals for the publicly-owned health care operation was led to its conclusion because of cherry-picked data misrepresenting the hospital's true financial standing.

Carver: Selling OCH would be 'political suicide'

Posted about 1 hour ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Ward 1 Starkville Alderman Ben Carver warned his county counterparts during Tuesday's public hearing on OCH Regional Medical Center's future that selling or leasing the hospital would be "political suicide" and that he would "find people to run against" sitting incumbents if they move forward with a deal.

Defense bills would secure immediate future of CAFB

Posted about 1 hour ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

A $611 billion defense policy bill that is before the U.S. Senate this week could mean good news for Columbus Air Force Base and all other U.S. military installations.


Cookie mom: Christmastime, any time, means cookies galore at the Cancellare home

Posted about 1 hour ago in Food

Baking 20 dozen cookies might faze some home cooks, but there was no harried sign of stress in Nichole Cancellare's kitchen Sunday afternoon.







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