Supervisors approved a proposal Monday for the addition of small figurine structures to Unity Park on Douglas L. Conner Drive to symbolize social justice.
An Ackerman man has died after a car crash on Highway 12 and Smith Road in Oktibbeha County Monday morning.
Henry Vaughn has lived near Highway 182 all his life. As a child, he said, he and his friends would sit by the highway and count the cars that drove by.
By 2024, there will be a lot more than passing cars to count there if the city has its way.
“It’s going to look a lot different,” said Vaughn, who serves as Ward 7 alderman. “Hopefully, we’ll bring a lot more business to this side of town.”
Supervisors on Tuesday approved a resolution setting up clearer guidelines and more oversight for the county maintaining bus turnarounds on private property.
It’s been at least two decades since Center Grove Water Association could provide all its customers with water from its own well.
That’s roughly how long ago the letters started coming from the Mississippi Department of Health telling the association’s board the well had reached its capacity and couldn’t accommodate additional customers.
Oktibbeha County supervisors on Monday contracted with the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District for redistricting services, the same group that led that work for the county 10 years ago.
Oktibbeha County supervisors continued grappling Tuesday morning with the prospect of issuing more bonds to cover a new five-year road work plan.
Oktibbeha County Administrator Emily Garrard will retire in June after almost seven years in the position and 18 working for the county, she announced at Monday’s board of supervisors meeting.
Oktibbeha supervisors appointed David Kennard, former executive director of the Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District, to the state-run agency’s board as an Oktibbeha County representative.
Oktibbeha supervisors approved pay increases for six of the county’s 37 road employees with a 3-1 vote at Monday’s meeting after Road Manager Fred Hal Baggett made the suggestion based on job performances that he said deserved a raise.