Columbus officials have closed one lane of a stretch of Military Road near the northern city limits to replace a culvert that collapsed Wednesday morning.
Nine days after a regular board meeting that lasted just one minute and six seconds, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors put in a little overtime Wednesday, meeting for two hours to take care of regular business and conduct a hospital trust fund meeting.
A third student injured in a bus accident on Friday has been released from the hospital, according to a Pickens County Schools press release.
Three days into her job, Oktibbeha County's new veterans' service officer Ammiana Kenard said Wednesday she's enjoying meeting former servicemen and servicewomen and helping connect them with benefits and assistance they previously did not have.
Mississippi State University announced Wednesday its capital fundraising campaign, Infinite Impact, has raised approximately $503.1 million and is closing in on its $600 million goal.
The Del Rendon Foundation will host its 10th Annual Del Rendon Music Festival at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Dave's Darkhorse Tavern in Starkville.
A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items.
Brian and Laura Beth Johnston of Madison learned in December that their 4-year-old son, Fraiser, has autism.
With a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness, Boston marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombings Wednesday.
The body of a Crawford man who had not been seen since late Sunday was found in a catfish pond in southwest Lowndes County on Wednesday.
Public Works Director Casey Bush said a brick culvert in the southbound lane near Boman Shelton Drive collapsed at about 10 a.m. today.
Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.
It's not stretching the point too far to say that 12 months of the year Weyerhaeuser in Columbus makes diapers, but one month out of the year it collects them, too.
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5. Brown picks former SHS teacher for recognition STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY