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Busy travel expected on Memorial Day weekend

Posted 5/28/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The largest number of Americans in more than a decade are expected to hit the road this weekend for summer's first major travel holiday.

No objections against partnership school bond emerge

Posted 5/28/2016 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District is set to issue up to $16 million in bonds to renovate existing facilities and construct a partnership school with Mississippi State University, which will help solve post-consolidation overcrowding issues and establish a rural education center.

 

Ask Rufus: Down the Tombigbee

Posted 5/28/2016 in Local Columns

The three of us had started school together at Demonstration School more years ago than we would care to admit. This was a journey we had always wanted to make.

'Lest we forget': Preserving the memories -- Lowndes County serves the nation

Posted 5/28/2016 in Community

Never straighten a picture hanging lopsided on the wall, or put right a crooked lampshade. It might cost your life. A.J. Price, 94, still remembers that caution about booby-traps to soldiers tasked with search or evacuation of houses near the front lines. It was World War II, and he was serving in the 63rd Infantry Division. He was "one of the lucky ones" who made it back home, he says. Too many did not.

 

 

 

 

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