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Second suspect sought in robbery of pizza delivery man

Posted 2/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 17-year-old was arrested and another suspect is sought in connection with the robbery of a pizza delivery driver on Jan. 11.

 

 

Colleges respond to K-12 changes with revamped master's program

Posted 2/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Parents and students are used to seeing student teachers in the classroom. Through revamped master's degree programs, they also will get used to seeing student administrators. Mississippi University for Women is partnering with school districts to offer K-12 administration master's degree candidates internships at local schools.

 

Lowndes County poised for more capital projects, economic development

Posted 2/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The county is in excellent shape and poised for even brighter days ahead, according to Harry Sanders, president of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors.

No foul play suspected in drowning

Posted 2/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Five days after the body of a missing Iuka man was found along an inlet of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge said his department is close to finishing its investigation.

One of the 'Fab Five' signs with Mississippi State

Posted 2/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

CALEDONIA -- On the biggest day of his athletic career thus far, Caledonia High School's Cole Carter shared a lot of laughs and hugged a lot of people.

 

Superintendent candidates: Current roles prepared them for the job

Starkville School District superintendent candidates Walter Gonsoulin and Michael McInnis share a common thread: They each wear many hats in their current position.

 

New Crawford fire station on Lowndes wish list

Posted 2/1/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to abandon library construction in Crawford because of a lack of funding. However, supervisors will pursue grant money for a new fire station for the community.

 

Body ID'd as missing Iuka man

Posted 2/1/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A body discovered on Bud Price Road in Lowndes County has been identified. According to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant, Robert Paul Martindale, 55, of Tishomingo County, was found dead when he was pulled from a boat dock along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Saturday afternoon.

 

MSU student association to restore campus landmark

STARKVILLE -- College students used to spend down time together, either walking, driving or sitting on a campus bench. Long before the days of tracking friends' every movement on Facebook and Twitter, Mississippi State University students had a gathering place known as "the bull ring," a capital D-shaped bench with a shade tree in the middle.

Brigham adjusting to the demands of supervisor's job

Posted 2/1/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The newest member of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors is learning, meeting and gaining an appreciation for others who serve in public office. District 2 Supervisor Bill Brigham is new to the board and to public office after spending 40 years in Columbus' banking industry.

Generations of signees share differences between past signing days compared to 2012

STARKVILLE -- Across the country, hundreds of athletes will sign National Letters of Intent today in front of crowds that can't await to watch them play big-time college football. These 17- or 18-year-old student-athletes will be celebrated simply because they will sign a piece of paper.

 

MDEQ nixes groundwater amendments

Posted 1/31/2012 in State

JACKSON -- The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has decided against enforcing proposed amendments to state ground water regulations.

 

 

Florida highway patrol defends reopening I-75

Posted 1/31/2012 in National

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Minutes before two pileups killed 10 people on a highway shrouded in fog and thick smoke from a brush fire, the Florida Highway Patrol had reopened the always busy six-lane interstate after an earlier serious accident.

 

 

Governor's Mansion getting $425K of upkeep

Posted 1/31/2012 in State

JACKSON -- The 170-year-old Mississippi Governor's Mansion is undergoing $425,000 in renovations before the new occupants can move in.

 

 

Hood: Pardoned killer found in Wyoming

Posted 1/31/2012 in State

JACKSON -- A convicted killer pardoned by former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was in Wyoming with his fiancee and initially drove off when he was located Sunday by investigators seeking to serve him with a court summons, authorities said Monday.

 

Two injured, one airlifted after wreck

Posted 1/31/2012 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

LOWNDES COUNTY -- Two people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident just after sunrise Monday morning.

 

Father of kids killed in fire is out of hospital

Posted 1/31/2012 in State

NESHOBA -- Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell says a Neshoba man and his 4-year-old grandson remain hospitalized after a fire that killed three younger grandchildren, but the dead children's father is out of the hospital.

 

 

Starkville hosts first round of superintendent interviews

Posted 1/31/2012 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The first round of interviews for the vacant Starkville superintendent job is in the books. Dr. Lewis Holloway, superintendent of Bulloch County School District (Ga.), and Dr. Michael Van Winkle, assistant superintendent of Jackson County School District, each interviewed Monday for about an hour in executive session at the Starkville School District central office on Greensboro Street.

 

 

Davis says he won't resign as Southaven mayor

Posted 1/31/2012 in State

SOUTHAVEN-- Fourth-term Southaven Mayor Greg Davis said Monday he plans to remain on the job amid continuing state and federal scrutiny of his spending of city money.

 

 

Gulfport debates fate of 33rd Avenue school

Posted 1/31/2012 in State

GULFPORT -- The $23 million question is whether or not a former high school for African Americans is a historic building.

 

 

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