‘It was his time’: Former Starkville assistant Ray Westerfield finding success at Kemper County as first-year head coach
DE KALB — Ray Westerfield taught Dicenzo Miller II how to play quarterback.
Westerfield, a graduate of Kemper County, was an assistant coach on the Wildcats’ 2016 state championship team.
West Lowndes sophomore quarterback Marquez Shelton threw four touchdowns, including the game-winner to Albert Plair late in the fourth quarter — to beat Kemper County and remain undefeated this season.
A utility giant faces a federal investigation over a $7.5 billion coal-fueled power plant that Mississippi regulators pushed the electrical utility into partly cancelling.
Years of contention and threatened electric rate increases ended Tuesday as utility regulators approved a settlement declaring how much Mississippi Power Co. customers should pay for their share of a troubled $7.5 billion power plant.
Facing political pressure to give a utility what it wanted, the Mississippi Public Service Commission on Thursday balked.
Mississippi’s three public service commissioners said Tuesday that they would decide by January how much customers should pay for a disputed power plant.
Regulators and Mississippi Power Co. disagree over how much money the company should get for the functioning portion of its Kemper County power plant.
The company that supplies lignite coal to Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County power plant says it will lay off 75 workers at the mine.
The man in charge of negotiating a settlement to wind down Mississippi Power Co.’s coal-fueled power plant project says the company has already made proposals.