An unfair tax?: Drivers take issue with hybrid/electric car fees; lawmakers claim they are reasonable in face of road, bridge crisis

Posted 10/13/2018 in Area

When Mike Buehler received a notice from the Mississippi Department of Revenue a week ago that he would be required to pay a fee for driving his 2014 Tesla each year, he bit his lip and did a little research before forming an opinion. The verdict? "It's unfair," the Starkville radiologist said.

Looking for soldiers: Historians, archaeologists survey Confederate section of Friendship Cemetery for unmarked Union graves

Posted 10/13/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Gary Lancaster leaned over the computer set out in Friendship Cemetery among clusters of land surveying equipment Friday afternoon. On the screen in front of him was a rough underground map of the grave sites of about 1,000 soldiers who died in Columbus after the Battle of Shiloh in 1862 -- soldiers whose lives and deaths he's been researching for years.

You're not alone: Cancer support groups want to make a difference

Posted 10/13/2018 in Community

Marie Mason is a veteran of the wars. Not the kind that require tactical gear and camo, but combat just the same. "This is my second time around with breast cancer. I'm a metastatic breast cancer survivor," the 67-year-old from Starkville said on a Thursday afternoon in October.



Donta Perry

Suspect in A.J.'s Grocery shooting in custody |

Mississippi Board of Education could add student advisers |

Band halftime program -- police held at gunpoint -- draws ire |

Lathan appointed to Mississippi Economic Development Council |

Weeks: CAFB's mission more than just training pilots |

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 'Victorious, not victims' |

State board approves ratings for area school districts |

Prosecutors: Man with KKK robe had unregistered machine gun |

CMSD officials tight-lipped on Craig Shannon firing |

Crack-down results in 250 arrests in N. Miss. |



Getting into gear: Three area teams to compete in BEST robotics challenge; RoboJackets seek seventh state title |

Business Moves with Mary: Columbus hotel for sale |

Steens man arrested for attacking grandfather |

Business brief: Richmond named among Top Trial Lawyers |

Business brief: Baptist welcomes husband/wife physicians |

Building permits 10-11-18 |

Read More News



East Mississippi Community College running back Deon McIntosh (20) topped the 100-yard mark in his team's win over Holmes C.C.

No. 1 EMCC sends Homecoming crowd home happy with rout of Holmes C.C. |

Latest near-miss keeps Columbus winless |

Noxubee County lights up scoreboard in rout of Kosciusko |

Caledonia drops overtime heartbreaker to Pontotoc in Region 2-4A play |

Heritage Academy turns tables on Starkville Academy in 21-7 victory |

Minichino column: Heritage Academy riding high after win over rival |

Read More Sports



Roses and thorns 10/14/18 |

Partial to Home: Funeral food and funeral flowers |

Leonard Pitts Jr.: America doesn't shrug |

Editorial cartoon 10/14/18 |

Ask Rufus: Looking Underground |

Our View: CAFB remains crucial partner to Columbus, Lowndes |

Read More Opinions



Andrew Pouncey

Historian to share insights on 'The Long Shadow of World War I' |

Welty Gala will feature New York Times best-selling author |

Veterans Day parade set in Starkville for Nov. 10 |

Faculty exhibition ranges from ceramics to photography |

Lyceum Series continues with Trey McLaughlin and The Sounds of Zamar |

Playing in the dirt: A change of season signals new to-do tips |

Read More Lifestyles



Trump celebrates return of American pastor from Turkey |

Mississippi truck driver facing charges after 11 vehicle crash kills 3 |

Congress heads toward postelection fight over border wall |

Officials broach idea of charging for National Mall protests |

Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war |

Trump vows to unearth truth about Khashoggi disappearance |

Read More National News







MSU Sports Blog


Rob Hardy on Books


High School Sports Blog


Want to blog on



Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email