Tuesday Apr 8
Weathers granted 30-day extension for CalStar work
It will likely be late next month before construction on the facility that will house CalStar Products is substantially complete.
The Mississippi Press
Mississippi House rejects special education vouchers in close vote
Eleven Republicans provided the margin of defeat Wednesday as the House voted 63-57 to reject a bill that would have given vouchers worth more than $6,000 to parents of some Mississippi special education students.
Arrest report: 3-27-14
The following arrests were reported by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department, the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department, and the Columbus police Department: Christopher Gevoris Sherrod, 22, 666 Jones Porter Road in Brooksville, was arrested March 12 on Greentree Drive by LCSO and charged with possession of cocaine with intent.
Bill Crawford: Most state employees need raise
State employees can't get a break. Well, most can't. In 2012, Mississippi had 58,135 state employees earning an average salary of $41,870, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mississippi Briefs: Southaven nets more than $24,000 from amnesty program
This is the fourth time the police and court departments have held the "Operation Safe Surrender" program that allows people with outstanding misdemeanor warrants to come to court and clear them.