Noxubee County Newswire

Noxubee County Newswire

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  1. Accused Noxubee jailer still employedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Commercial Dispatch

    A woman employed as a jailer at the Noxubee County Jail is still at work days after being arrested in Columbus for misdemeanor shoplifting. Officers with the Columbus Police Department arrested Tabatha Lott, 38, of 7739 Macon Lynn Creek Road in Macon, Sunday night after she allegedly took less than $500 worth of products from Belk department store on Highway 45, City Public Information Officer Joe Dillon said.


  2. Isolation exacerbates HIV disparities among Black gay and bisexual men in Mississippi.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | POZ

    Noxubee County is situated in a remote rural region of eastern Mississippi adjacent to the Alabama state line. It boasts thousands of acres of pristine forest and is home to part of the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge , which provides a gorgeous, picturesque home to bald eagles, American alligators, storks, deer and quail.


  3. Six signees add to Noxubee County's traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... 6A members South Panola and Meridian had more college-playing former players this past season than Class 4A Noxubee County. That number grew by six Wednesday on National Signing Day. Hinds Community College signed running back Javarcus Walker, wide ...


  4. Ask Rufus: Lafayette and the Sons of the ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... to him. Pitchlynn lived across the river from Columbus. Moshulitubbee had two houses in what is now Noxubee County, one near Brooksville and the other at Mashulaville. Pushmataha was the greatest of Choctaw chiefs. In late 1824, Choctaw and ...


  5. Noxubee County agrees to purge voter rolls due to lawsuitRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    A county in eastern Mississippi has agreed to clean up its voter rolls but says there is no evidence that illegal votes have ever been cast. The Clarion-Ledger reports the American Civil Rights Union had filed a lawsuit in 2015 that Noxubee County's voter rolls included more people registered to vote than there were county residents of voting age.


  6. Trump is right to investigate voter fraud ... and many experts think...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 |

    ... future. The Public Interest Legal Foundation, which focuses on voter integrity, reached a consent decree with Noxubee County, Mississippi, which, amazingly, has had voter registration that actually exceeds the number of county residents - since 2011 ...


  7. Coaches confident about Jones at StarkvilleRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    He tries to mold it into all of his football players at Noxubee County. He also tries to instill it in the Tigers by playing some of the toughest competition every season.


  8. Cotton may be best bet to ease fears of crop slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... pound) and corn ($3.40 per bushel) are at what farmers call decent, if not great, prices. That is something Noxubee County farmer Randy McGill has noticed, reducing his acreage of soybeans last year in favor of cotton. "Last year, I put in about 450 ...


  9. Nonprofits encourage involvement on MLK Day of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... at local thrift stores, clean up facilities at after school programs or complete service projects at the Noxubee County Refuge or Camp Seminole, Bachman said. In Columbus, United Way of Lowndes County has partnered with the city, Lowndes County, the ...


  10. Williams hits game-winner as Columbus tops New Hope at Trojan ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Williams was related to 12-year-old Spencer Bennett, Jr., who was accidentally shot and killed Thursday in Noxubee County. New Hope (11-5) lost both games in its tournament. The Trojans had the lead in the closing seconds of regulation in both games ...


  11. 12-year-old Columbus boy killed in gun accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Progress

    Coroner R.L. Calhoun tells the Commercial Dispatch the child, Spencer Bennett Jr., died at a friend's home in Noxubee County on Thursday after a high-powered rifle discharged. Bennett had just returned from hunting with a friend and an adult shortly after 6 p.m. Calhoun says they apparently were passing around the firearm when it discharged accidentally.


  12. St. Stanislaus quarterback Myles Brennan: 2016 WLOX Offensive Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of 2016. Brennan helped guide St. Stanislaus to the 2014 and 2015 Class 4A South State titles only to lose to Noxubee County in the state finals. "He meant everything, just in terms of his character and terms of his work ethic, "said Conides. "He ...


  13. Hill helps transform Columbus footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus High School running back Kylin Hill runs past two Noxubee County defenders in their game in the regular season. Hill rushed for 1,750 yards and had 27 touchdowns in his senior campaign.


  14. Coach Bill Conides leaving St. Stanislaus for Denham Springs High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... touchdowns. However, Conides and his players were unable to claim a 4A state championship title, losing to Noxubee County in 2013 and 2014 and Mendenhall eliminated his Rockachaws in the second-round of the 2016 state playoffs. He says those loses ...


  15. 5. One dead in Noxubee Co. shootingRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Noxubee County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested Cerdic Carter for allegedly shooting two people -- one fatally -- on Gillespie Road in Noxubee County Sunday night, according to Noxubee Sheriff Terry Grassaree. Noxubee County coroner R.L. Calhoun identified one of the victims as 34-year-old Andrew Sherrod of Macon.


  16. Cities ready help homeless during coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... survey found 36 homeless people in Lowndes County, 13 in Clay County, three in Oktibbeha County and none in Noxubee County. "In talking with (Starkville Police Department) Chief Nichols, he said the situation doesn't happen very often, but it does ...


  17. Voice of the people: Emilie WhiteRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Thanks so much for your thoughtful thanks to utilities workers and others who kept us intact in time of potential storm and disaster. We indeed do "owe a debt to them" for their maintenance of our electric power and running water that we take too much for granted.


  18. Forestry Commission recommends lifting state-level burn banRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... counties included in the governor's proclamation in October. All three Golden Triangle counties, as well as Noxubee County, are on that list. The MFC recommended a partial state-level burn ban for those 52 counties in October, and Bryant issued the ...


  19. Storm damage misses BolivarRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Mississippi, said one tornado extended from eastern Rankin to Scott County. One stretched from Winston to Noxubee County. Others touched down in Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Lowndes and Clay counties. Due to the severe weather that has occurred, the ...


  20. Tornado kills 3, destroys daycare center in Alabama Read Story Doyle Rice, Usa TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... roads, reported. According to the National Weather Service and, a possible tornado in Noxubee County, Mississippi, trapped people inside a camp house on Ebenezer Church Road. Four homes were reportedly destroyed along that road. ...