Bullet from Ball incident struck home

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

State nor local officials have said how many bullets were fired when a Columbus police officer shot Ricky Ball on the night of Oct. 16. However, one stray bullet from the incident appears to have struck a woman's 20th Street North home.

Boykin drops Civil Service Commission appeal

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Canyon Boykin, the Columbus police officer who shot and killed Ricky Ball in October, has dropped an appeal of his termination to the Civil Service Commission.

Armed robbery at Columbus apts.

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Authorities say two men broke into a Jamestown Square apartment on Thursday morning, threatened a woman at gunpoint and then fled with several items.

Chism asks state to fund $10M for partnership school

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

State Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, joined other area lawmakers this week in filing a state funding request for the construction of a Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District-Mississippi State University partnership school, but the District 37 representative's bill could, if approved, delay the build by a year.




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