- Associated Press - Sunday, June 26, 2016

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Trials have been delayed in the assault cases of the Starkville-Oktibbeha school superintendent and his neighbor.

The Commercial Dispatch (http://bit.ly/28VruzJ) reports that Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judge C. Martin Haug ruled Thursday that more investigation was needed after new evidence emerged.

No new trial date was set.

Superintendent Lewis Holloway was charged with two counts of simple assault by threats in August after he allegedly ?red a gun into the air during a dispute with his neighbors. After his arrest, Holloway ?led charges against Roy Couvion, alleging Couvion hit him in the jaw and pushed him to the ground in May.

Holloway was placed on administrative leave by the school board but allowed to return to work in September.

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