Mississippi Supreme Court denies motion to remove judge in doctor’s murder-for-hire case

December 17, 2013 in News, The Buzz

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again denied a motion from a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case to remove the judge appointed to preside over […]

Another doctor sought for mental evaluation of Mississippi doctor accused in murder-for-hire plot

October 10, 2013 in Buzz Report, News, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense team for a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case will talk to a forensic psychiatrist at a state mental hospital about bringing in another doctor to assist in the evaluation of Dr. Arnold Smith.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the decision came Tuesday during a court in Greenwood on the progress of Smith’s mental evaluation…

Ole Miss starts writing fines for smoking ban

January 22, 2013 in Education, News, Statewide News

Smokers on the University of Mississippi campus have received their last warning.

After several years of limiting smoking to designated outdoor areas, Ole Miss officials last August banned all smoking on university property. The smoke-free policy was introduced during the fall semester with warning-only citations, but fines have now begun, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports.

Trial date set in Greenwood murder-for-hire case

November 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Greenwood doctor and one other man are set to stand trial April 22 in a murder-for-hire plot that prosecutors say unsuccessfully targeted a local attorney.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the trial date was set this month in Leflore County during a preliminary hearing for Dr. Arnold Smith and Cordarious Robinson.