Learning to lead: Mayor's Youth Council boasts record 54 members this year

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Standing behind a podium in a near empty first-floor ballroom in Trotter Convention Center Thursday evening, Marian Turner sound-checked the microphone nearly a dozen times.

Starkville looking to change panhandling law

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The city of Starkville is looking to modify its transient vendor ordinance after receiving a notification from the American Civil Liberties Union that a prohibition on panhandling may be unconstitutional.

Man charged with attempted murder for using vehicle as weapon

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man is accused of attempted murder for allegedly hitting someone with a vehicle intentionally after an argument.

Main Street Association lauds year of downtown growth

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville's Main Street Association presented seven awards to local businesses and developers during its annual awards program on Thursday.



Ole Miss could distance itself from donor over racist post |

Metro economic growth in Mississippi lags the nation in 2017 |

MDE issues last-minute notice that released school accountability ratings are unofficial |

Area districts all show gains in accountability ratings |

Vacation 'wish list': Columbus Airbnb ranked among top-sought in state |

To space and back: 7-time astronaut Jerry Ross speaks at MSU to commemorate university's first Astronaut Scholar |

OCSO searching for suspect in shooting near Blackjack Road |

Business Moves with Mary: New bar opening in Columbus this October |

Business brief: Massey joins Cadence |

Business brief: Brett named Realtor of the Year |



Building permits 9-20-18 |

First responders, nursing students hone skills at mock tornado drill |

Grandmother rescues toddler from burning home |

CMSD announces launch of Parent University |

Columbus appoints five to joint city-county committee |

Board approves $22 million in revenue bonds for Starkville Utilities |

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D.J. Clayton returned a punt 44 yards for a touchdown Thursday night in the No. 1 East Mississippi  Community College football teamís 54-13 victory against Mississippi Delta C.C.

No. 1 EMCC extends home winning steak |

No. 1 EMCC scores in different ways in rout of Mississippi Delta C.C. |

Woods will take over as MSU interim track and field coach after Dudley resigns |

McGillivary's goal in OT lifts MSU past No. 13 South Carolina |

Stoops has Kentucky off to another 3-0 start |

No. 14 MSU showing depth at slot WR |

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Unity Park offers opportunity to honor civil rights leaders |

Larry Elder: The Times' Nikki Haley smear vs. The Times' G.H.W.B. smear |

Editorial cartoons for 9-21-18 |

Our View: School confidence is undermined by accountability score process |

Mona Charen: Kavanaugh in the #MeToo Era |

Editorial cartoon for 9-20-18 |

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Chris Lytle holds the Steak Cookoff Association Golden Ticket he was awarded Saturday at the Alcorn County Steak Cookoff in Corinth. It sends him to the SCA World Championship in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 4-7. Lytle also will compete this weekend at the Roast 'n' Boast Mississippi State BBQ Championship in Columbus. Lytle, who works in Columbus, currently resides in Vernon, Alabama.

Headed to the world: Golden Ticket fast forwards steak chef to world championship |

A chicken that's tender and juicy, thanks to a beer can |

A nutty and dense coffee cake that's pure decadence is here |

Cooking on deadline: Parsnip and golden beet soup |

Berry scones that are a flaky, honey-glazed brunch delight |

'This place matters': A piece of history is getting a major makeover |

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation |

Kavanaugh's accuser says she would testify under right terms |

Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding |

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria |

Agent accused in serial killings lived quiet suburban life |

Buoyant stocks lift US household wealth, mainly for affluent |

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