Monthly Archives: April 2012

Boy Scout Builds Picnic Area for OCH

Boy Scout Builds Picnic Area for OCH OCH Regional Medical Center patients, visitors, and employees can now take a break under shade trees thanks to local Boy Scout Murphy Buckner.  He is a member of Troop 14 in Starkville and…

ECCC Softball Squad Eliminated in State Tourney

ECCC Softball Squad Eliminated in State Tourney A second-straight state championship was not to be for the East Central Community College fast-pitch softball squad which fell 4-3 to Northwest Mississippi Community College Thursday afternoon in first-round action of the MACJC…

KIDS COUNT program taking award nominations

Mississippi KIDS COUNT is accepting entries through May 18 for its 2013 Success Stories recognition program. Three organizations will be selected by an independent panel to appear in the 2013 KIDS COUNT data book, be recognized at the 2013 KIDS…

ECCC, Pearl River Split Doubleheader

ECCC, Pearl River Split Doubleheader After rallying for a 10-7 decision in the opener, East Central Community College’s baseball squad was unable to maintain an early 5-0 lead and fell 15-6 in the nightcap of a doubleheader with Pearl River…

Spring Turkey Season Continues Until May 1

Spring Turkey Season Continues Until May 1 –Mississippi turkey hunters still have time remaining in the 2012 spring season, which closes on May 1, 2012. Hunters throughout most regions of the Magnolia State are reporting great success during the 2012…

Lee County School Employee Indicted for Embezzlement

Lee County School Employee Indicted for Embezzlement Following an arrest on April 17 by the State Auditor’s Office, Randy Thweatt has been indicted on 2 counts of embezzlement. Special Agents with the State Auditor’s Office arrested Thweatt following the execution…