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  1. Business brief: Smith promotedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Commercial Dispatch

    Citizens National Bank's Chief Executive Officer announced that Jeffrey D. Smith has been named Regional President for Citizens National Bank's North Mississippi Region and will be relocating to Columbus. With 31 years of banking experience, Smith joined Citizens National Bank in May of 1996 as Columbus Branch President.

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  2. Appeals court overturns conviction of former Southaven mayorRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will get a new trial on fraud and embezzlement charges after Mississippi's Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that prosecutors failed to prove Davis could get a fair trial in DeSoto County. John Champion, DeSoto County's district attorney, said he intends to retry Davis, who was mayor of the Memphis, Tennessee, suburb from 1997 to 2013.

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  3. Court denies Southaven ex-mayor's attempt to overturn rulingRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Mississippi Court of Appeals Tuesday rejected a move by Davis to reconsider its December ruling. That judgment upheld a May 2014 decision by Hinds County Chancery Judge Dewayne Thomas ordering Davis to repay $73,000 for improper expenses billed to Southaven.

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  4. Starkville HIgh baseball falters in now-even playoff seriesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Both teams pitched lights out, but only one team could come out on top as defending 6A state champions DeSoto Central defeated Starkville High 4-1 on Saturday night at Carlisle Field. The Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A first-round series is now even at a game apiece and will be decided at 6 p.m. Monday at Southaven.

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  5. MSU women open NCAA regional with victoryRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Sherise Williams has accepted her role on the Mississippi State women's basketball team. As the team's only senior, Williams has continued to work hard in practice and has provided a quicker, athletic foil to the Bulldogs' statuesque post tandem of Chinwe Okorie and Teaira McCowan.

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  6. Columbus boys rout Southaven to advance to title tiltRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Columbus High School boys team has been untouchable in the postseason. Columbus kept that streak intact Wednesday night, as Robert Woodard II had 19 points and 12 rebounds in a 67-42 victory against Southaven in the semifinals of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A State tournament at Mississippi Coliseum.

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  7. EMCC students take best in state in DECA competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    From left, EMCC DECA adviser Dr. Joshua Carroll and marketing students Alice Ward of Starkville, Jamie Beams of Columbus, and Ryan Dye of Columbus with their first place awards in the 2016 Collegiate DECA Mississippi competition in Southaven. Photo by: Courtesy photo EMCC Culinary Arts Technology students, from left, Larry Joe Brownlee of Columbus, Anthony Prowell of Columbus and Gene Colbert of West Point with their first place award in the 2016 Collegiate DECA Mississippi competition.

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  8. House bill seeks to raise bar for passing third-grade reading testRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    More Mississippi third-graders could be in danger of flunking for low reading skills if a bill passed by a House committee Tuesday becomes law. House Bill 51 would require third-grade students to score above the two lowest scoring tiers on a state test -- not just clear the lowest "minimal" level to reach basic reading levels, as is now required -- to advance to fourth grade.

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  9. Officer remains critical after weekend shootingRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Assistant Police Chief Robbie Linley says 39-year-old Cpl. Derrick Couch, of Southaven, Mississippi, is being treated at a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

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  10. Under the Capitol Dome: Analysis: Bills seek to micromanage Mississippians' livesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi legislators have filed more than 2,000 bills this year, and the first culling will take place by Feb. 23, the deadline for House and Senate committees to consider general bills filed in their own chamber. The filing list includes proposals that seek to micromanage people's lives in ways large and small.

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  11. Family sues over Tennessee man's death in police custodyRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    The family of a Tennessee man who died in police custody has sued police officers, a doctor and others, alleging the man died because he was hog-tied by police for an extended period and could not breathe properly. The lawsuit seeking more than $150,000 damages was filed Wednesday in federal court in Tennessee by the wife and child of Troy Goode of Memphis.

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  12. DeSoto Central choir director charged with sexual batteryRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Commercial Appeal reports 29-year-old Megan Morgan surrendered Friday at the DeSoto County Jail and is free on $50,000 bond.

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  13. Autopsy finds man died of 'LSD toxicity' in police custodyRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    A medical examiner's autopsy reports that a Tennessee man died of accidental "complications of LSD toxicity" in police custody earlier this year in Mississippi. The Mississippi medical examiner's autopsy report for 30-year-old Troy Goode of Memphis was posted online Tuesday by WMC-TV.

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  14. Independent autopsy: Hog-tying killed Tenn. man in Miss. custodyRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    An independent autopsy shows a Tennessee man died in Mississippi police custody because he was hog-tied for an extended period and not because he took LSD, an attorney for the man's family said Wednesday. The state's autopsy has not been released.

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  15. Say 'I Do!' ... to decorative arts, antiques, flowers through the ages and even romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Dr. Phyllis Bell Miller of Mississippi State University studies the 1909 wedding gown of Ina Gaston at the Florence McLeod Hazard Museum in the Stephen D. Lee Home in Columbus. Along with P. Allen Smith, Sharon McGukin and William Riehm, the expert in textiles and clothing is a presenter at the Decorative Arts and Preservation Forum and Antiques Show and Sale in Columbus Nov. 5-7.

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