Camp Pratt memories: As kids lose interest in camping, YMCA considers sale of camp that saw generations of children

Posted 12/16/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The moment 7-year-old Fred Haley set foot on the grounds of Camp Henry Pratt something moved within him.

Bond denied for alleged Thanksgiving shooter

Posted 12/16/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Bond has been denied for the Columbus man arrested for the Thanksgiving murder outside the Trotter Convention Center downtown.

Signing off: Longtime WCBI anchor retiring after 44 years on the air

Posted 12/16/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The first time it happened, it was an unfortunate accident -- a miscalculation.

A kind undertaking: Grassroots effort returns dignity to a neglected cemetery

Posted 12/16/2017 in Community

Crumbling brick pillars at Greenlawn Memorial Park cemetery in east Columbus show the wear and tear of time. The tangle of brush that covered them not long ago, however, is gone.



Starkville’s Kirsten Thompson (31) makes a pass during Saturday’s 57-42 win over Minor (Alabama).

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Columbus girls open Joe Horne Classic with victory |

MSU men back in win column after beating UT Martin |

MSU women aim for 11-0 start today against Maine |

Starkville Academy basketball squads sweep Heritage Academy |

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Partial to Home: River cats |

Other editors: Prohibition of firearms at Mississippi Coast Coliseum |

Roses and thorns 12/17/17 |

Froma Harrop: Whom do we thank for today's strong economy? |

Connie Schultz: Hope bloomed in Alabama |

Local voices: A response to Dec. 12 editorial, "Citizens Ill-served by city's response to CPD leadership" |

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From left, Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science juniors Sarah Perry of Columbus, Hamilton Wan of Starkville and Lori Feng of Starkville talk Tuesday about the Mississippi Fallen Heroes of World War II project they’re working on for a history course taught by Julie Heintz.

MSMS students seek input on Mississippi Fallen Heroes of WWII |

My Book sends children home with early Christmas present |

The 'holiday blues' are real, but can be overcome |

Southern Gardening: Try black-eyed Susan vine for a resilient ground cover |

Being Beautiful: The 'Twelve Days of ... Springtime'? |

School news: EMCC Launch Pad |

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Moore: 'Battle is not over' in Senate race |

Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control |

After Alabama, abortion may be backseat issue in 2018 races |

Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set 'to rock' |

Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line |

AAA predicts record travel over Christmas and New Year's |

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