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2 Mississippi men surrender to murder charge in shooting

Two Mississippi men wanted in a fatal shooting have surrendered to authorities. News outlets report 30-year-old Ruben Bell and 30-year-old Stephen Adams turned themselves in Monday on charges of murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Kosciusko police Chief Herbert Dew says the shooting at Bell’s home last week left 31-year-old Rodney Williams dead. Dew says another ...

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1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near school in Mississippi

One person is dead and another hurt after a shooting near a Mississippi elementary school. WLIN-FM radio reports the shooting happened about 2 p.m. Wednesday at the corner of Highway 43 North and 4th Avenue in Kosciusko. Officials say Kosciusko Upper Elementary was placed on lockdown shortly after the shooting. Chief of Police Herbert Drew has not yet released details ...

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Mississippi Communities Receive 2018 National Main Street Accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting performance standards set by the National Main Street Center and the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA): Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Carthage/Leake County, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, ...

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First president from Mississippi? Twitter fans make case for Oprah

Oprah Winfrey’s moving speech at the Golden Globes has some fans and fellow celebrities calling for her presidential run. The actress, a native of Kosciusko, accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday’s ceremony, and it didn’t take long for Twitter to start lighting up with the hashtag #Oprah2020. Comedian Sarah Silverman tweeted “Oprah/Michelle 2020.” Leslie Odom, Jr., who played ...

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Cities gain national accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting standards set by the National Main Street Center: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, Louisville/Noxapater, Macon, Meridian, New Albany, Ocean Springs, ...

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Communities awarded national Main Street accreditation

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Main Street Association has designated cities as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. The cities are Aberdeen, Corinth, Pascagoula, Amory, Greenville, Philadelphia, Baldwyn, Greenwood, Picayune, Batesville, Gulfport, Pontotoc, Belhaven, Hattiesburg, Ripley, Biloxi, Hernando, Senatobia, Booneville, Indianola, Starkville, Canton, Kosciusko, Tunica, Carthage, ...

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Olive Branch, Kosciusko plants begin operations

October opened on a high note for workforces in Olive Branch and Kosciusko. Attala Steel Industries cut the ribbon its new 30,000-square-foot galvanizing plant in Kosciusko, while Teleflex Inc. opened its distribution center in Olive Branch. Attala Steel’s facility is in addition to the company’s existing structural steel mill and fabrication plant in Kosciusko. Teleflex says its Olive Branch Center ...

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First M&F reports loss

Kosciusko — First M&F Corp., for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, recorded a net loss of $5.111 million, or a negative $(.61) basic and diluted earnings per share, compared to the first quarter of 2009 loss of $27.241 million, or negative $(2.99) per share and a loss of $.466 million, or $(.05) basic and diluted earnings per share for ...

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