Kemper County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Lawsuit Against Former Employee of Kemper County Coal PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Company Services, where he was a key manager on the troubled construction of a power plant in Mississippi's Kemper County. His employer sued him Feb. 19, alleging he improperly reneged on a settlement to end employment. Jefferson County Circuit ...


  2. Southern Co. suing former Kemper plant manager, wants him to stop talkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    Southern Co. is suing a key employee who worked on the troubled Kemper County power plant, asking a judge to order him to not talk about the project.


  3. Hands On distribution draws more people than there was food to giveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... organizers are planning four more food distributions along the Coast and will be going to Meridian and Kemper County in March. "It's really makes a difference and to see the people it is touching and coming through the line and they've tears in ...


  4. Last coal barge arrives at Plant WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... source as all five units on-site will now be gas-fired," Reaves said. "This underscores the importance of the Kemper County energy facility, which will use Mississippi lignite to produce power and help us maintain a diverse fuel mix and more stable ...


  5. Winter weather delays division tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 |

    ... top seed and have home-court advantage in next week's North 3A Tournament. Higginbottom considered driving to Kemper County's 4-3A games Friday afternoon, risking the patchy ice to try and get as much a leg up as possible. One of their paths will be ...


  6. Weather shuffles division tournament scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 |

    In Grenada, Tupelo's boys and girls play Grenada's teams for the 2-6A championship. Aberdeen and Kemper County were scheduled to play Friday night in the 4-3A boys finals.


  7. Fatal AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A one-vehicle accident in East Mississippi has left a Kemper County man dead. It happened at 5:20 Thursday evening on Highway 21 North near Preston.


  8. Kemper County Stabbing Victim DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    George Butler was stabbed once in his side and cut on his shoulder during an argument Feb. 10. He had been hospitalized since. It was not immediately known if the charge against Grandberry would be upgraded. Her original case is expected to be presented to a Kemper County grand jury in April.


  9. Portera Touts Regional StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The developer of a strategic plan to increase development in Kemper County talked about its regional benefits Wednesday at a meeting of the Meridian Rotary Club. Dr. Malcolm Portera says a regional approach is the key to developing all the counties in east Mississippi, with Lauderdale County being a strategic center.


  10. Coal Power Plant That Can Capture Carbon To Open In Mid-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    ... that allows it to take advantage of the lower-quality lignite coal that's abundant near its location in Kemper County, Mississippi. It also means the plant could be more easily outfitted with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) equipment--which ...


  11. Dr. Malcolm Portera Releases A Strategic Investment Plan for Kemper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Residents of Kemper County filled the room Tuesday evening, to hear the strategic investment plan that Dr. Malcolm Portera and his son Andy revealed. The plan was on the economic development of the county.


  12. Kemper County Shooting UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    There are new developments in a shooting investigation in Kemper County. They involve the arrest of the person who was initially the target of gunfire.


  13. Charlie Mitchell: Energy giant gets comeuppance from Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... and South Mississippi Electric Power Association, which serve large areas of lower Mississippi, started the Kemper County Project, an advanced lignite-burning coal gasification plant that was to cost $2.2 billion and is now expected to cost $6.1 ...


  14. Scooba Honors Edward Nave, Dr. Martin Luther KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... e appropriate person to honor at this time," said District 4 Alderman Chris Collins. "And this is the first in Kemper County to have a street named after Dr. Martin Luther King."


  15. Elderly Man Stabbed UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The condition for an 81-year-old stabbing victim in Kemper County has been upgraded to stable. George Butler remains hospitalized after being stabbed once in his side, and cut on his shoulder last Tuesday night.


  16. David Dallas - The Dirt on Kemper CoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... of Nettleton and Commissioner Steve Renfro of Moss Point are playing the part of the Three Stooges in the Kemper County Coal Plant Comedy Show. That may be the case; they may be stooges for Southern Company, although Democratic Commissioner Brandon ...


  17. Kemper County Leaders Plan for FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Kemper County leaders say the future of the area is looking up. District 2 Supervisor Johnny Whitsett says the business brought in from the Kemper Coal Plant is helping bring about major economic changes.


  18. Kemper County RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Kemper County Power Plant is under construction and the State Supreme Court's ruled over turning rate increases and ordered the power company to refund customers.


  19. Controlled Burns Cause Heavy Smoke in the AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    There have been a couple of brush fires today, but Lauderdale County's fire coordinator says that most of the smoke you see is coming from two controlled burns. One is at the corner of Neshoba and Kemper counties.


  20. Mississippi utility must repay $281M for illegally financing "clean coal"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    On Feb. 12, the day we published a deep-dive story on the Kemper County energy facility - the nation's first "clean" coal plant - the Mississippi Supreme Court dropped the gavel on one of the most controversial aspects of the project: the rate hikes that Mississippi Power customers have been seeing on their electric bills since March 2013. In its ruling , the court ordered the Mississippi Public Service Commission to force Mississippi Power to refund a total of $281 million it earned in 2013 and 2014 thanks to the rate hikes.