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Legislators aim to prevent child abuse

November 11, 2012

JACKSON — “Erin’s Law” is described as a tool to keep sexual predators away from children. Four states — Maine, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri — have enacted it and a dozen more may consider it in 2013.

Rep. Tom Miles, D-Forest, and Sen. Nancy Collins, R-Tupelo, want Mississippi to be among them. They’re drafting a bill for 2013 with help from the Children’s Justice Center.

Pushmataha scouts’ fall Camporee hits EMCC

November 11, 2012

The weather at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus was perfect for camping, as the Pushmataha Area Council’s Boy Scouts did, on Saturday.

Officials: OCH analysis still lacks traction

November 11, 2012

Since Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors decided to seek proposals for a comprehensive OCH Regional Medical Center financial analysis, officials on both sides of a potential hospital transaction say they are stuck in a holding pattern with the whole situation.

Robot gives OCH Regional milestone

November 11, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

An OCH Regional Medical Center doctor performed the hospital’s first — and the region’s first — robotic general surgery on Nov. 2.

Browning directs first concert with symphony chorus

November 11, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

The sounds and songs of classic American history will ring out Sunday as the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Chorus presents “Songs of Our American Heritage” at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Starkville.

Sheriff’s Dept. earns MSLEAC accreditation

November 11, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

On Thursday Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department was awarded a distinction only three other county law enforcement agencies in the state can lay claim to.

The department successfully completed a list of 123 objectives needed to earn accreditation from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.

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