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By STEVEN NALLEY
The Mississippi Court of Appealsâ€™ Court on the Road program brought three of the courtâ€™s judges to Mississippi State Universityâ€™s Hunter Henry Center Thursday to hear oral arguments for the learning benefit of students and community members alike.
Thousands of children will experience the magic of theatre this week as Theatre MSU presents â€śThe Amazing Adventures of the Marvelous Monkey Kingâ€ť on the main stage of McComas Hall.
Directed by Jo Durst, the play tells the story of the mischievous Chinese superhero, the Monkey King as he dances and battles his way through life learning lessons of leadership, responsibility and forgiveness.
The Starkville School District Board of Directors will consider approval of a laptop lease program for 360 SSD teachers and several state-mandated policy changes at its meeting at noon Tuesday at the Greensboro Center.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on new First Baptist Church developments including a new childrenâ€™s building, new parking and a roundabout on Lafayette Street during its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.
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.