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Airbus expanding operations in Columbus

Posted 3/5/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

More helicopters are about to begin being made in the Golden Triangle. On Tuesday, Guillaume Faury, the president and CEO of Airbus Helicopters, announced that the company will begin producing AS350 AStar helicopters at its plant in the Golden Triangle Industrial Park.


Chism: Holloway's early appointment is not off the table

A conference committee is needed to work out the differences in two Starkville-Oktibbeha County school merger bills after the House struck the Senate's school consolidation bill Tuesday and replaced it with its own language.



Starkville Municipal Court case load drops in 2013

Starkville Municipal Court recorded a significant decrease in the number of misdemeanor, felony and traffic citation cases handled by the system in 2013.


Goal met, Vernon mayor earns paycheck

Posted 3/5/2014 in Area

Vernon Mayor Glenn Crawford can now collect a paycheck from the city. The first-term mayor and longtime businessman made a campaign promise to residents: he won't accept a salary until the city adds 50 new jobs or posts a 20 percent increase in revenues under his leadership and that of the current council.


Prosecutor in Army sex case wanted charges dropped

Posted 3/5/2014 in National

Less than a month before an Army general's trial on sexual assault charges, the lead prosecutor broke down in tears as he told a superior he believed the primary accuser in the case had lied under oath.



Republican group says gay marriage consistent with values of freedom

Posted 3/5/2014 in National

A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is consistent with the Western conservative values of freedom and liberty once championed by Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater.


Possible diplomatic exit? Ukraine players converge on Paris

Posted 3/5/2014 in National

Top diplomats from the West and Russia trying to find an end to the crisis in Ukraine are gathering in Paris today as tensions simmered over the Russian military takeover of the strategic Crimean Peninsula.


Teacher pay raise plan moves to Miss. Senate

Posted 3/5/2014 in State

The head of an educators' union is praising Mississippi lawmakers for moving forward with a teacher pay raise proposal, but he's asking them to do more.



Mississippi House panel advances revised religious practice bill

Posted 3/5/2014 in State

A Mississippi House panel on Tuesday changed and passed a bill that says state and local government cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices.


County administrator candidates down to three

AdCare Healthcare Regional Vice President John Thomas became the second candidate to pull out of the Oktibbeha County administrator search when he voluntarily removed his name from the running Monday.

Kitchens expected to rule on Gibbs case

Posted 3/4/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens is expected to make a decision on the fate of a Columbus woman accused of depraved heart murder.

Ukrainian MUW professor keeping close eye on conflict

Posted 3/4/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

With Russia and Ukraine teetering on the brink of armed conflict, a local professor is speaking out about what is happening in his home country. George Pinchuk, a native of Ukraine, teaches biology at Mississippi University for Women and his wife, Lesya Pinchuk, teaches at Mississippi State University. The two have been in the United States for nearly 25 years.

MUW janitor faces child molestation charge

Posted 3/4/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A janitor at Mississippi University for Women has been arrested and charged with molesting a child for lustful purposes.

Columbus man arrested on kidnapping, sexual assault charges

Posted 3/4/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man is behind bars after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman and held her against her will last week.

County mulls project to extend sewer service

Posted 3/4/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As one quality-of-life project to help under-served Lowndes County residents ends, another may soon be beginning. Officials from the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District and Columbus Light and Water are discussing the possibility of extending sewer service to a subdivision in District 4 just outside the Columbus city limits.

Putin: Russia has right to use force in Ukraine

Posted 3/4/2014 in National

Russian President Vladimir Putin pulled his forces back from the Ukrainian border this morning yet said Moscow reserves the right to use all means to protect Russians in Ukraine. He accused the West of encouraging an anti-constitutional coup in Ukraine and driving it onto anarchy and declared that any sanctions the West places on Russia will backfire.

Reeves unveiling new teacher pay raise proposal

Posted 3/4/2014 in State

The Mississippi Senate will consider a teacher pay raise plan that's different from a proposal already passed by the House.

Toronto mayor appears on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Posted 3/4/2014 in National

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford laughed off Jimmy Kimmel's suggestion that he get help for his drinking problem and was reported to be upset about his appearance on the late night TV talk show.

Mushing family a strong presence in Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Posted 3/4/2014 in National

Don't get Dallas and Mitch Seavey wrong. They love each other, even though they might not say it in so many words. But they're also fierce competitors, more than happy to pass each other on the nearly 1,000 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to be the first to reach Nome.


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