Archive - Nov 11, 2012 - Latest News
JACKSON â€” â€śErinâ€™s Lawâ€ť is described as a tool to keep sexual predators away from children. Four states â€” Maine, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri â€” 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. Theyâ€™re drafting a bill for 2013 with help from the Childrenâ€™s Justice Center.
The weather at East Mississippi Community Collegeâ€™s Golden Triangle campus was perfect for camping, as the Pushmataha Area Councilâ€™s Boy Scouts did, on Saturday.
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.
By STEVEN NALLEY
An OCH Regional Medical Center doctor performed the hospitalâ€™s first â€” and the regionâ€™s first â€” robotic general surgery on Nov. 2.
By MATT CRANE
The sounds and songs of classic American history will ring out Sunday as the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Chorus presents â€śSongs of Our American Heritageâ€ť at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Starkville.
By NATHAN GREGORY
On Thursday Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™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.