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Holloway convicted on simple assault charges

Posted 8/26/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway was found guilty of two counts of simple assault Friday after he admitted to firing a handgun into the air during a confrontation with his neighbor last year.

Golden Triangle native asks for children's books to restock Baton Rouge library

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

On Aug. 18, four days after the rains stopped, librarian Trey Veazey walked through the front doors of his Baton Rouge, Louisiana, elementary school to see if anything could be salvaged.

Ask Rufus: The blues heritage of the Black Prairie

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

The old Black Prairie of Mississippi and Alabama, named after its fertile soil, has deep roots in the history of blues music.

15th annual Tribute brings Tennessee Williams' unseen characters into the light

Posted yesterday in Community

When Tennessee Williams' play "The Glass Menagerie" premiered in Chicago in 1944, it catapulted the Columbus-born playwright from relative obscurity to fame. It also introduced the world to the Wingfield family, Amanda, Tom and Laura -- a faded Southern belle of a mother, her restless son and shy, sensitive daughter.

 

 

 

 

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