Aldermen shoot down Pride parade request

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville Aldermen have voted to deny a request from Starkville Pride to host the city's first Pride Parade.


Defendant sentenced to 40 years for second-degree murder

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man scheduled to stand trial for the murder of his cousin has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Police make attempted kidnapping arrest

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville police arrested a man Friday for an attempted kidnapping.

Petition calls for Baptist to reinstate privileges for longtime OBGYN

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A longtime obstetrics and gynecology doctor at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has had his OB privileges suspended.



Minichino column: Harrison proud of Vivians, Bulldogs |

New Hope sophomore R.L. Mattix scored 15 points for the Trojans.

New Hope edges Ripley in Class 4A playoff thriller |

West Lowndes begins quest for Jackson by routing Piney Woods |

Heritage Academy's Gray signs with United States Military Academy |

Heritage Academy begins state tournament play tonight |

MSU men stun Texas A&M in College Station |

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Slimantics: Reeves' magical thinking on infrastructure repair |

Voice of the people: Joseph Boggess |

Editorial cartoon for 2-20-18 |

Patrick Buchanan: Is that Russia troll farm an act of war? |

Charlie Mitchell: Lawmakers praise 'local control' very selectively |

Froma Harrop: In November, democrats need to be the third party |

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Columbus Choral Society Director Alisa Toy conducts rehearsal Feb. 8 for the Fauré

He's been called the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's 'secret weapon,' and CCS is bringing him to town |

JA Charity Ball ticket night is just ahead |

The W to hold public dedication of Pioneers Plaza Friday |

Kempker, Shrestha are The W's HEADWAE honorees |

Worth the drive: Skillet headlines Winter Jam Tour in Tupelo Thursday |

Worth the drive: Classics of all kinds will highlight MSU Riley Center season |

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Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change |

Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys |

Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat |

Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole |

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling |

Trey Lamar

Plan tries to slow brain drain from Mississippi |

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