Buying a piece of history: Market for antebellum homes changing in Columbus

Posted 12/15/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

There are dozens of homes for sale in Columbus, but three historic homes on the market on the city's north side, all within a few blocks of each other, have become a source of curiosity.

Kelley selected as Starkville municipal judge

Posted 12/15/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville aldermen, in a vote that drew three abstentions, have named Brian Kelley Starkville's next municipal judge.

Ask Rufus: Christmas Traditions?

Posted 12/15/2018 in Local Columns

My column today is a look at some unusual Christmas celebrations in Mississippi during the 1800s and earlier.

Lil' Bill: Born prematurely, this little bull is defying odds

Posted 12/15/2018 in Community

Bill was born on Oct. 27 and weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. There would normally be nothing unusual about that since the average weight of a newborn is 8 pounds. That's for a human baby. Bill is a calf and his arrival at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine has created quite a buzz.



Auditor demands more than $200,000 from chancery clerk |

Some USM students want library renamed, citing segregation |

Fran Brock, left, and Barbara Culberson organize donated toys during the Starkville Poverty Coalition's Christmas Co-op. Brock, with MSU's Extension Service, taught a workshop for the co-op about healthy living, and Culberson, with Emerson Family School, taught a workshop about parenting.

Christmas Co-op offers second wave of support to needy families |

Without a hitch: High schoolers build Rube Goldberg machines for annual competition |

Vibrant Church's $14M expansion nearly complete |

City still accepting applications for planning commissioner |

IP awards $95K in grants to local schools, nonprofits |

Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency |

Paralyzed teen gets 5 years in shooting death of his friend |

CPD will go longer without an assistant chief |



From the tip jar to a total community effort: Happy Irby Christmas Fund to serve 350 children in its 60th year |

Fire rating could reduce home insurance rates |

Business Moves with Mary: Cadence Bank building in Starkville listed for sale again |

Lynn Lane projects aim to improve traffic flow |

Business brief: Leadership Mississippi graduates |

Building permits 12-13-18 |

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