For Rogers, 2016 Democratic National Convention was a deeply personal event

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

When Peggy Rogers left her home in Starkville to attend the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, it marked her fourth consecutive national convention.

CMSD Board member concerned about transparency in budget

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tempers flared at the Columbus Municipal School District board meeting Friday when board member Jason Spears argued the CMSD administration was not being transparent in regard to budget concerns.

Ask Rufus: Looping The Island

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Local Columns

Late one recent afternoon, Karen and I joined Stuart and Kallie Phillips on their boat to make a loop around The Island across from Columbus.

Full circle: Artist, radio host renews an early passion for interpreting the faces around him

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Community

As an artistic soul, J.L. Summers has come full circle. After years of putting his talent to use as a professional sign painter and calligrapher, he has returned to an early passion for capturing people on paper.







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