TOP NEWS

 

Hitting the road: Bulldog fans pour into OKC for tonight's Sweet 16 matchup against Washington

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Six hundred forty-four miles isn't to far to travel for Jessica Cade.

Consultant lauds mayor's efforts to curtail crime

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Police consultant K.B. Turner on Thursday threw his support behind Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and the city council's recent decisions to roll back the hours of businesses that are hot spots for crime.

Carver: Future fees possible for special events

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

One Starkville alderman says he's interested in establishing a fee for certain special events that require additional police coverage and other in-kind services from the city, while the mayor said additional costs could create a "chilling effect" on community development.

Local pilot gets 10 months in British jail for alcohol

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus pilot has been sentenced to jail time overseas for being under the influence of alcohol while preparing to fly from Scotland to New Jersey.

 

SPORTS

Baker wears many hats, helps keep MSU women's basketball program going |

MSU women advance to Elite Eight for first time |

Quick Hitters: MSU earns first SEC baseball win |

Bulldogs looking for more history tonight at Sweet 16 |

Starkville Academy uses two-out hitting to even season series with Heritage Academy |

Injury-plagued Bulldogs welcome Volunteers to Dudy Noble Field this weekend |

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OPINIONS

Our View: A call for help is not an admission of failure |

Bill Crawford: Legislators' inaction adds to plight of local retailers |

Editorial cartoon for 3-24-17 |

Marc Dion: Coat and tie required |

Our View: Where the cars are |

Editorial cartoon for 3-23-17 |

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LIFESTYLES

Crawfish season is in and, while we love a good crawfish boil, there are other ways to enjoy the mini crustaceans, like crawfish bread, pictured above.

Cooking with crawfish: There's more than one way to enjoy mudbug season |

Nan Pizza is a fun way to enjoy the flavors of India |

Black beans and mango combine in a delicious, filling salad |

Greek style roasted lemon potatoes are a delicious side dish |

Kickoff party, Catfish in the Alley highlight opening of 77th Spring Pilgrimage |

Cultural exchange: One Columbus resident found dollmaking offers glimpse into Japan's culture |

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NATIONAL NEWS

House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it |

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with 'Obamacare' repeal |

Worried about getting old? Poll sees optimism grow with age |

Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate |

Texas 'affluenza' teen's lawyers seek his release from jail |

Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing |

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