Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway was found guilty of two counts of simple assault Friday after he admitted to firing a handgun into the air during a confrontation with his neighbor last year.
A severe outbreak of fall armyworms is wreaking havoc in yards and fields across Mississippi.
When Michael Williams was charged with possessing a controlled substance last week, he was already at the jail. He was arrested for having methamphetamine in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center, a crime that carries a felony charge whether possessing the controlled substance outside the jail is a felony or not.
Supervisors received bids from seven companies Thursday competing to handle approximately 800 feet of slope repairs at Oktibbeha County Lake, and all seven bids came in under a July estimate forecasting costs at about $1.5 million.
With a month of command of the 14th Flying Training Wing under his belt, Col. Douglas "Gos" Gosney met with the Base Community Council to lay out some goals for his time at Columbus Air Force Base.
1. VA reps hold meeting for local veterans COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Holloway convicted on simple assault charges STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Marriages and divorces 8-25-16 BUSINESS
5. Armyworms ravaging yards, pastures COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY