From staff and wire reports
PHILADELPHIA â€” Republican Gov. Phil Bryant took center stage under the old oaks of surrounding the Founderâ€™s Square Pavilion at the Neshoba County Fair and repeated his call for merit pay for teachers, opposition to expansion of the Medicaid program under the Obama health care reforms, and the need for continued caution in state budgeting and spending.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Early in his address at the Starkville School Districtâ€™s teacher convocation, Lewis Holloway quoted a newspaper advertisement he said Irish adventurer Ernest Shackleton placed in London papers for an expedition across the Antarctic continent on foot:
By NATHAN GREGORY
Starkville residents who live in floodplains will soon have some help with their insurance rates as a result of the city being accepted into the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System.