Trial date set in Oxford insurance kickback case

A former Lafayette County supervisor and an Ecru businessman will stand trial July 23rd in federal court in Oxford on charges in a kickback case involving a county employees' health insurance program.

Former Supervisor Gary Massey of Oxford and insurance agent Ken Nowlin of Ecru have pleaded innocent to the federal charges outlined in a 41-count indictment made public Friday. Both are free on five-thousand dollar unsecured bonds.