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Oktibbeha man arrested in pistol-whipping case

Posted 4/26/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

An Oktibbeha County man was arrested early Sunday morning charged with pistol-whipping a man.

 

EMCC nixes plan to buy Columbus Country Club

Posted 4/26/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After catching flak from some constituents, East Mississippi Community College trustees voted Monday to reverse a decision to negotiate the purchase of the Columbus Country Club.

 

 

Storm kills 3-year-old girl in McComb

Posted 4/26/2011 in State

Pike County authorities say a 3-year-old girl has been killed by an oak tree that fell on her family's home.

 

 

BancorpSouth posts first-quarter loss

Posted 4/26/2011 in Area

Tupelo-based BancorpSouth Inc. posted a first-quarter loss after increasing its provision for possible credit losses.

 

 

Sumner County, Tenn., OKs four-year contract for Phillips

Posted 4/25/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Del Phillips is officially headed to Tennessee. The Sumner County, Tenn., school board voted Monday night to OK a four-year contract with the Columbus school superintendent, who reports to work in June.

 

 

Gov. Barbour rules out 2012 presidential run

Posted 4/25/2011 in State

JACKSON -- Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour isn't running for president in 2012. The Republican issued a statement Monday saying he "will not be a candidate for president next year."

 

 

Tennessee school board could approve Phillips' contract tonight

Posted 4/25/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Municipal School District superintendent Del Phillips could know by tonight whether or not he will be offered a new job as director of the Sumner County Board of Education in Gallatin, Tenn.

 

 

Independent schools adjust to current financial times

Posted 4/25/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

School districts publicly have made budget and staff cuts over the past years, and they continue to brace for cuts, awaiting final allocations numbers from the Mississippi Department of Education.

 

If no buyer steps forward, Friendship House could soon see demolition

Posted 4/25/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Seventh Street teemed with activity Sunday morning as churchgoers filled surrounding parking lots for Easter services at First Baptist Church downtown. Amidst the bustle, Friendship House stood quietly nearby -- silent sentry to a changing era as small neighborhood churches give way to mega worship centers in outlying areas.

Monday Profile: Pat Tuggle enjoys her role as the 'go-to girl' at the Lowndes Sheriff's Office

Posted 4/25/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It was 11 years ago. Butch Howard was hoping to win his first term as Lowndes County sheriff. NBC had just bought the First Federal Bank in Columbus, and Pat Tuggle, originally from Tuscon, Ariz., was working as a teller.

 

Independent schools adjust to current financial times

Posted 4/25/2011 in Area

School districts publicly have made budget and staff cuts over the past years, and they continue to brace for cuts, awaiting final allocations numbers from the Mississippi Department of Education.

 

 

Get moving with the Possum Town Mile-A-Day Marathon

Posted 4/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It's time for Lowndes County to get back to the track. The Lowndes County Y and The Commercial Dispatch are hosting the second annual Possum Town Mile-A-Day Marathon all May long.

 

Man arrested in Friday stabbing

Posted 4/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Friday morning stabbing led to the arrest of one suspect on multiple charges. Javonte Carter, age and residence unknown, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and possession of cocaine shortly after 7 a.m.

 

Organizers: Spring Pilgrimage drew visitors from all 50 states

Posted 4/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Despite a lower turnout, Spring Pilgrimage drew people from all 50 states for the first recorded time this year, according to information released this week by event organizers.

 

 

Phillips' leaving called 'great loss' for Columbus

Posted 4/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mayor Robert Smith said Friday morning that it will be "a great loss" if Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Del Phillips accepts a position with the Sumner County, Tenn., Board of Education, which unanimously named him its top candidate for superintendent.

 

 

Peaveys to address MSU commencement

Posted 4/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Mississippi State alumnus who founded the Peavey Electronics Corp. and the alumna who leads the Meridian-based international business are the university's spring commencement speakers April 29-30. Nearly 2,400 students are candidates for spring-semester diplomas.

 

 

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