Archive - Feb 27, 2014
A Wednesday afternoon fire completely destroyed a mobile home, but Oktibbeha County volunteer firefighters saved a puppy who was trapped in a pen next to the burning building.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Company responded to the incident, which occurred at 209 Lucy Faye Lane, at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett and support staff member Emily Britt showed up at the Oktibbeha County Department of Human Services office.
â€śWeâ€™re here looking for a couple of convicts,â€ť Garnett said to the receptionist.
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Two student-led initiatives at Mississippi State University are aiming to raise funds for Mississippiâ€™s only childrenâ€™s hospital.
Mississippi State University will present a production of â€ś... And the Rain Came to Mayfieldâ€ť at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the McComas Hall Mainstage.
The drama is set in Mississippi in 1962 and is part of MSUâ€™s Black History Month celebration. Tickets are $10 for mature audiences only, as it contains themes and language typical of the time period.