Different paths, same mission: Columbus police officers still joining up despite hazards

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Some things just can't be unseen. Police officer days are filled with such moments.

Investigators say extension cord caused Cappe's fire

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville Fire Department officials say a malfunctioning extension cord in Cappe's Steakhouse caused a May 16 fire.


Columbus native juggles love of music, medicine with UMMC band

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus native McGinty Chilcutt is a third-year medical student at the University of Mississippi Medical Center whose immersion into the world of medicine goes hand in hand with his love of music.

Possumhaw: Mystery of the Mississippi kite

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

Across the field above the sedge was a dark shadow. I thought it a squirrel and continued to watch the shadow as it rose higher and higher above the blowing grass.







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