WEST POINT — Repairs to West Point’s Main Street bridge are a step closer after the city Board of Selectmen allowed City Administrator Randy Jones to begin advertising bids for work on the partially collapsed structure.
WEST POINT — Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy, D-Rienzi, shared some economic optimism Monday as the inaugural speaker for the West Point Growth Alliance’s legislative forum series.
West Point Police have made an arrest in the robbery of Radio Shack in the Winchester Shopping Center.
Kenneth Macon, who has been a person of interest in two residential break-ins and a brutal assault in Columbus, may have also broken into a Clay County home over the weekend.
An assistant to the building inspector at West Point’s Building Department is pulling down $48,000 each year.
All three incumbent candidates — Kenneth M. Burns, Dorothy W. Colom and Jim Davidson — have qualified for the District 14 Chancery Court judge seat.
Students in the Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women said they were excited about a new partnership with Mississippi State, offering a degree in culinology.
Don't call it a merger, but Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University will begin sharing a pair of degrees this fall and will explore consolidation of administrative services. Responding to the State College Board's Thursday order that the schools explore consolidation possibilities, MUW President Dr. Claudia Limbert said she preferred the term "shared services."
STARKVILLE — Building on many decades of neighborly relations, Mississippi State and Mississippi University for Women signed a memorandum of agreement Thursday [Feb. 18] that allows students to earn both an MSU bachelor's degree and an MUW nursing degree.
The state College Board has directed Mississippi State University and Mississippi University for Women to explore consolidating operations, a move that MUW's president says "is not a merger," and would end with The W remaining a stand-alone institution.
Nearly 60 recommendations resulting from a three-month effort are being released by a Mississippi State committee charged last October with identifying ways to respond to higher education budget cuts.
Mississippi University for Women’s offices of campus recreation and community service and the Wesley Foundation are supporting Stop Hunger Now by hosting Dance for Haiti on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Stark Recreation Center.
A West Point High School student was arrested at the school Wednesday after he allegedly shot a gun into the door of a local business earlier in the morning.
WEST POINT — Twenty-seven laid-off Navistar Defense workers were back in action at the West Point facility today, and 30-40 more will follow each week, as the plant ramps up production on a new $751 million contract.
A West Point High School student was arrested at the school today after he allegedly shot a gun into the door of a local business earlier in the morning.
In a huge economic shot in the arm for struggling West Point and Clay County, the city’s Navistar plant has been awarded a $751.5 million contract to build more than 1,000 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Caledonia High School physics teacher Terry Wiygul holds her students’ attention by getting them out of their seats and moving in time with science and technology. But her methods have captured the attention of her peers as well.
West Point’s real estate market is getting a healthy boost from a $250,000 Mississippi Development Authority grant.
Even after the Columbus Police Department encouraged Kenneth Macon to turn himself in over the weekend, he remains on the loose, according to CPD Chief Joseph St. John. St. John said officers are continuing to be on the lookout.
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