Archive - Nov 1, 2012 - Latest News
By STEVEN NALLEY
U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper emphasized the importance of building connections, understanding history and remaining positive in the face of gridlock during his speech for Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Morris W.H. Collins Speaker Series Thursday at Mitchell Memorial Libraryâ€™s John Grisham Room.
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
JACKSON â€” Republican Roger Wicker of Tupelo says he has â€śa mainstream conservative recordâ€ť representing Mississippi in the U.S. Senate and deserves the opportunity to serve a full six-year term after replacing Trent Lott.
By CARL SMITH
The Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex will extend its hours this weekend to accommodate absentee voters.
Circuit Clerk Glenn Hamilton says his office will open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday for last-minute absentee voting. Those who choose to mail in their votes must have them postmarked by the deadline.
By NATHAN GREGORY
After more than seven hours of testimony, a decision on whether the city of Starkvilleâ€™s approval of a 20-year lease-purchase plan to issue certificates of participation for funding of a new municipal complex now lies in the hands of 14th Chancery District Judge Jim Davidson Jr.