The first step toward constructing a new Mississippi Highway Patrol headquarters for Troop G will occur Tuesday when Oktibbeha County formally donates a parcel of Cornerstone Park to the organization.
About a month ago, Dan Bennett, a local eye doctor, and his wife, Kim, purchased the building at 513 Main St. Planning is ongoing, so nothing has been finalized, but Kim Bennett said she and her husband are "99 percent sure" they will rent the 3,000 square feet out to a restaurateur.
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