MADISON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities continue to search the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Madison for a missing swimmer. Three people boating with 53-year-old Greg Kassel of Madison called police when he did not resurface Tuesday night. He was last seen between Madison Landing and the dam.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The former administrator of Adams County's Juvenile Justice Center has been arrested on charges that he embezzled payments meant for the county. Sheriff's deputies say 48-year-old Charles Kevin Nations was booked into the Adams County jail yesterday on a charge of embezzlement of property held in trust.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The historic Round Island Lighthouse is almost ready to shine again.
Preservationists and the city of Pascagoula have spent a decade and $1.4 million to relocate and restore the lighthouse. The Round Island Lighthouse Preservation Society hopes to raise some of the $50,000 still needed to finish the restoration at an Aug. 7 event at Lighthouse Park.
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - The city of McComb will build a 10,000-foot sewer line to the planned Gateway Industrial Park where an oilfield worker camp and other businesses are expected to be located.
The sewer line will connect to the city's west lagoon.
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