Ricky Ball's family has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Columbus and several Columbus Police Department officers.
Monica Banks, Oktibbeha County's first African-American chancery clerk elected to office, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus Friday, Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed.
Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is threatening to sue the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau if the board does not pay the second half of a $7,500 grant it awarded for the local Juneteenth festival.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will not appeal two misdemeanor simple assault convictions handed down in Oktibbeha County Justice Court in August, his attorney, Roy Carpenter, confirmed Thursday.
The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus will hold a town hall meeting Saturday at the Starkville Sportsplex, one of a series of town halls the group has been holding throughout the state since the end of the legislative session in April.
1. Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks dies STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Ricky Ball Shooting: Ball family sues city, CPD officers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CAFB to host civilian 'fly-in' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Brooks threatens lawsuit against CVB COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY