Mississippi's College Board announced its decision to extend MUW President Jim Borsig's contract for four years Wednesday. State officials said in a release that Borsig's role in the quality of the university's effort to recruit and retain students, as well its approach to ensuring students complete degrees, has led to The W "thriving" during Borsig's leadership.
She always loved reading. So much so that when she was a child her father, a Methodist minister, would make jokes about how impossible it was to get her nose out of books. Despite that teasing, Mary Helen Waggoner never left books behind. She grew up and became a librarian.
The first step toward constructing a new Mississippi Highway Patrol headquarters for Troop G will occur Tuesday when Oktibbeha County formally donates a parcel of Cornerstone Park to the organization.
About a month ago, Dan Bennett, a local eye doctor, and his wife, Kim, purchased the building at 513 Main St. Planning is ongoing, so nothing has been finalized, but Kim Bennett said she and her husband are "99 percent sure" they will rent the 3,000 square feet out to a restaurateur.
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