Talks with Mississippi State University officials about the school's partnership with the upcoming consolidated school district are leaning toward the possible construction of a demonstration site located on the campus' intramural fields, Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway told school board members Tuesday.
West Point selectmen discussed a smoke-free ordinance during a public work session last week and have decided not to go forward with one at this time, Mayor Robbie Robinson said Monday.
The Columbus Coalition for Educational Options is hosting an informational forum on charter schools tonight at the Trotter Convention Center. The purpose of the meeting is to educate the public on charter schools, said CCEO spokesperson Kenneth McFarland.
A NFL Hall of Fame player and Mississippi gridiron legend will be honored this week in Crawford. Jerry Rice, a Crawford native who played 20 seasons in the NFL will be honored at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in his hometown during a special program called "Hometown Hall Of Famers" at East Oktibbeha County High School.
Today marks six months since the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors was reduced to a membership of eight. It's unlikely a ninth member will be named anytime soon.
After Jeff Donald finished his Veterans Day speech dedicating Oktibbeha County's newest memorial to fallen local servicemen, he said he couldn't help but be overwhelmed with emotions. Monday's dedication at the courthouse marked the fulfillment of a vision Donald had about five years ago.
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