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5 Arrested In Starkville Embezzlement Scandal

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- New developments in an embezzlement scandal within the Starkville Parks and Recreation Department. Another person has turned herself in after a warrant was issued. 5 Starkville Parks and Recreation employees are at the center of the embezzlement investigation. One of those,


Starkville works to improve cash monitoring after Parks embezzlement

Starkville is striving to improve the controls it has in place to monitor for cash irregularities after an embezzlement investigation rocked its Parks and Recreation department. A fifth suspect in an alleged Parks embezzlement conspiracy, 38-year-old Schronda Eddins of Columbus, turned herself in

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 06:01:03

Starkville-MSU Community Band enters 14th year, seeks musicians

Mississippi State's band staff again is inviting university students and employees, as well as Golden Triangle residents with previous band experience, to participate in the Starkville-MSU Community Band. Practice sessions take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. each Monday during the spring semester at the MSU

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 06:00:44

Four more charged in Starkville embezzlement probe

STARKVILLE - Four people, including a former city department head, turned themselves in to authorities in connection with an ongoing investigation into embezzlement at the Starkville Parks & Recreation department. Herman Peters, 51, of Starkville, surrendered Jan. 18 on a felony warrant for conspira


Air Force Base receives best-ever inspection rating in 2017

Columbus Air Force Base Commander Col. Doug Gosney said 2017 was particularly productive for the base, and he hopes that trend continues in 2018. Gosney, who commands the 14th Flying Training Wing at CAFB, reviewed the last year's achievements at the base and spoke about the year ahead during a Sa

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 06:01:03

Man bites officer during drug arrest

A man who allegedly bit a police officer is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center. Brian Keith Bishop, 36, of 313 Marshall Dr., is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer as well as several misdemeanors, for allegedly biting a narcotics officer while attempting to run fro


Roses and thorns: 1/21/18

A rose to the men and women of the Columbus Air Force Base who serve our nation and community so well, and to those in the community who take the time and effort to make sure their many contributions are not neglected. Saturday, CAFB held a reception to thank citizens for that support, with wing c

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-21 04:50:41

VIDEO: CAFB Celebrates The New Year

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - Columbus Air Force Base Commander Colonel Douglas Gosney hosted the base's new year reception today. The event is an annual tradition. The reception provides the opportunity for base personnel and distinguished members of the community to socialize. Colonel Gosney also used

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-21 04:38:58

Man kidnapped, robbed Sunday night near S.W. Huntoon and Gage

Topeka police are looking for two men following a kidnapping and robbery Saturday night near S.W. Huntoon and Gage. The incident occurred around 10:50 p.m. when a man was approached and forced into his vehicle by two men. The victim was struck in the head with a firearm, Topeka police Lt. Steve Roth

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 21:20:39

Teen in jail, accused of fatally shooting 19-year-old in Stillwater

An 18-year-old has been arrested and suspected of murder in the shooting death of a 19-year-old in Stillwater, authorities said. The man, Charles O'Connell, of Stillwater, was shot Friday in a residential area near the intersection of 75th Street N. and Interlachen Way, according to police. The susp

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 18:58:00

2 Dead, One Seriously Injured in St. Croix County Crash

Two males are dead and one male has suffered serious injuries from a crash in St. Croix County sometime between Saturday night and early Sunday morning. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff's office, the St. Croix County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call at 5:01 a.m. Sunday m

KSTP - 2018-01-21 15:56:00

Area schools close in advance of predicted Monday snow storm

Ellsworth Community School District has announced school will be closed Monday, Jan. 22 due to a predicted a snowstorm. The Ellsworth Elementary Open House, scheduled for Monday night, Jan. 22 has been postponed. A new date will be announced. Other area schools who have cancelled school, as of 8 p.

RIVERTOWNS.NET - 2018-01-22 02:08:24

5th graders say no to drugs, peer pressure

Magnus Lukic, a fifth grader at Plum City Elementary, shakes D.A.R.E. Officer Steve Albarado's hand as Lukic received the D.A.R.E. Leadership Award at the Plum City DARE Graduation on Jan. 10. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 10 Maddie Matthys, Spring Valley High School student and National

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-01-22 00:00:01

Stillwater police investigate fatal shooting

STILLWATER, Minn. - Police in Stillwater are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old. Officers responded to Lakeview Hospital on the report of a gunshot victim at about 7 p.m. on Friday. Police say the victim, 18-year-old Charles O'Connell of Stillwater, was pronounced dead a short time l

KARE - 2018-01-20 23:32:00

School Crossings: Filling a vacancy on the school board

After serving for the past 11 years, President Jay Fahl has resigned from his position on the School District of the Menomonie Area Board of Education. While Mr. Fahl's years of dedicated service and leadership are appreciated, the district's forward-thinking policies have the board well-positioned

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-20 23:08:00

Here's where to catch live music during Super Bowl week

Super Bowl halftime performer Justin Timberlake isn't the only musician in town for the big game. There are many other musical offerings throughout the metro area in the days leading up to the Super Bowl on Feb. 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Here's a look at shows that are open to the public: Super Bowl L

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-22 01:34:22

Cottage Grove police reports: Puppies found in storage container

Drugs A 23-year-old woman from Billings, Mont. was cited for possession of 1.4 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia Jan. 6 near Highway 61 and Kingsborough Trail. Theft Vehicle registration tabs were taken from both license plates on a car in the 6500 block of Wildflower Drive Jan. 7. Found pup


1 person dead after shooting in Valencia Park

SAN DIEGO - One person was killed in a shooting in the Valencia Park neighborhood Sunday. It happened just before 4 p.m. in the 5500 block of Bonita Drive, according to Officer John Buttle of the San Diego Police Department. No information on any potential suspects was immediately available.

FOX5SANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-22 01:39:02

4 Pit Bulls Euthanized, 5 Chihuahuas Killed After San Diego Fight

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Four pit bulls apparently got into a neighbor's yard and killed as many as seven other dogs Saturday, an animal services officials said. All of the pit bulls were turned over to animal services and euthanized after the incident. It happened at about 10:45 a.m. in San Diego's Skyline

PATCH - 2018-01-21 04:18:55


January 21, 2018 (San Diego) - An estimated 37,000 people took to the streets of downtown San Diego for the second annual women's march protesting policies of the Trump administration, according to San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman.Zimmerman tweeted photos of the large crowd, adding, "All of

EASTCOUNTYMAGAZINE.ORG - 2018-01-21 22:14:06