Court legalizes same-sex marriage, but what about local churches?

Posted yesterday in Area

Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but that holds no bearing on individual religious institutions -- they can marry whom they choose within their walls.


Gov. Bryant receives human trafficking task force report

Posted yesterday in State

The fastest growing criminal industry does not involve illegal weapons or drugs. It involves the sale of human beings, and it's happening in Mississippi.

Palmer Home works to free modern slaves

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

When people think of modern day slavery or human trafficking, they often think of women from distant countries being smuggled into port cities.

Make room, fellas: There's a new kid on the block to carry on at one of Columbus' oldest

Posted yesterday in Community

Almost 80 years after Ben F. Chilcutt -- Mr. Ben -- founded Ben F. Chilcutt and Sons, the family business known widely as New Home Building Stores welcomes the fifth generation to learn the ropes.



Former Bulldog Griffin will go from coach back to player |

Chisolm driven to help disc golf grow in Columbus |

Gordon hopes U.S. women can help MSU grow |

Brooks has learned patience as MSU assistant mens basketball coach |

MSU set for 24 hours on the SEC Network |

MSU's Prescott to be featured on "Beyond the Field: Stories of the SEC" at SEC Media Days |

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Voice of the people: Pastors call for change of state flag |

Roses and thorns: 7/5/15 |

Birney Imes: Sonny Strickland's labor of love |

Leonard Pitts: The Girl Scouts' inspiring example of moral courage |

Kathleen Parker: The unexpected rise of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump |

Partick Buchanan: Europe's real existential crisis |

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irney Imes’ photograph of Turk’s Place in Leflore County was used for the cover of Lucinda Williams’ 1998 Grammy-winning album, “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road.” It is among images in the “Juke Joint” exhibit of Imes’ photographs opening July 12 at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts in West Point.

West Point arts council to present Imes' 'Juke Joint' photographs |

Crecink named new director of United Way of North Central Mississippi |

Graphite drawings at Columbus library reflect nature's design |

Being Beautiful: Of party lines and 'progress' |

A Stone's Throw: First steps to liberty |

Lowndes 4-H'ers place at regional, state competition |

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Heaven scent: Finding may help restore fragrance to roses |

Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion |

Pope to Christians: Put aside divisions amid persecution |

In this 2012 file photo, golfer Bubba Watson drives off in the General Lee after playing in the pro-am at the Phoenix Open golf tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee' |

Flags stir intense emotions, but meaning depends on beholder |

Editorial cartoon for 7-3-15 |

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