Both Overstreet Elementary School and Partnership Middle School will have new principals next year.
Overstreet Principal Cynthia Milons is taking a position as graduation coach at Starkville High School. Partnership Principal Julie Kennedy will take Milons’ current position at Overstreet.
At a meeting that barely had a quorum, the Lowndes County School District Board moved briskly through a light agenda but did take the first steps in reducing its bond debt.
Columbus city councilmen voted unanimously to begin the process of issuing a $5 million general obligation bond to fund recovery from a Feb. 23 tornado and subsequent flooding that did $9.3 million worth of damage to city property.
Bond was denied for a murder suspect accused of shooting and killing a man outside the Motel 6 last month.
A Lowndes County man accused of killing his son is out on bond.
A Columbus man charged with felony child abuse has been denied bond because of a Mississippi Department of Corrections hold.
The Wisconsin-based firm Robert W. Baird and Co. will finance Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District’s $16 million partnership school-funding bond after school board members picked the group’s proposal out of seven total submissions Wednesday.
Bond has been reduced for an accessory to capital murder suspect charged in the Nov. 6 shooting death of a Mississippi State University student.
Starkville aldermen approved a bond intent notice Tuesday, which will secure funding to construct the county’s newest industrial park.
Columbus Municipal Court Judge Gary Goodwin has set the bond for a murder suspect at $1 million, according to a press release from the Columbus Police Department.