Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks dies

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Monica Banks, Oktibbeha County's first African-American chancery clerk elected to office, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus Friday, Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed.

Brooks threatens lawsuit against CVB

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is threatening to sue the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau if the board does not pay the second half of a $7,500 grant it awarded for the local Juneteenth festival.

SOCSD supt. won't appeal convictions

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will not appeal two misdemeanor simple assault convictions handed down in Oktibbeha County Justice Court in August, his attorney, Roy Carpenter, confirmed Thursday.

Miss. Black Caucus to meet Saturday in Starkville

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus will hold a town hall meeting Saturday at the Starkville Sportsplex, one of a series of town halls the group has been holding throughout the state since the end of the legislative session in April.







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