In 2006, Starkville became the first municipality in Mississippi to adopt a smoke-free building ordinance. Columbus followed in 2010 with a partial ordinance. West Point has no such law on the books. But that might change.
Law enforcement officials are searching for answers after a 41-year-old man was found dead from an apparent gunshot and a 14-year-old suffered a self-inflicted stab wound in West Point on Thursday morning.
Starkville Police Department issued an arrest warrant Thursday for Deangelo Dewayne Manning, 18, of 406 Hancock Circle, after a drive-by shooting occurred on Henderson Hill.
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