A 24-year-old Lexington man was charged with disorderly conduct Friday after he allegedly stripped naked and charged at oncoming traffic on Blackjack Road.
The Columbus City Council will consider filling Historic Preservation Commission vacancies during its regular meeting at 5 p.m. today in the Municipal Complex.
A teacher and coach who led the New Hope High School softball program to numerous state titles and molded the lives of hundreds of girls has died. Cary Shepherd was 71.
President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday.
Supervisors agreed Monday to invite Mike Slaughter, of the Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter and Associates, back to the Oktibbeha County board table for discussions on developing and implementing subdivision rules.
Shank Phelps, who serves as an elected constable and sheriff's deputy, can add another job to his ever-growing resume: emergency management director.
United Blood Services and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle will host a blood drive at the hospital's Outpatient Pavilion in the Conference Room from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
A Florida advocate of legalizing marijuana says a threat prompted him to withdraw his offer to pay supporters of Mississippi's petition drive to gather signatures on petitions for a statewide election.
The Islamic State group's capture of Ramadi, a key provincial capital in western Iraq, calls into question the Obama administration's strategy in Iraq.
The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering the use of less pesticides.
A public viewing for blues legend B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas before his body is sent to Mississippi, where plans are being made for services in his hometown next week, King's business manager said Monday.
Police say a man who was the victim of a robbery has shot and killed one of the robbers.
The State Department has proposed releasing portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton by next January.
Someone hit a man so hard with a beer bottle early Sunday that the victim believed he had been shot.
Thirteen of Oktibbeha County's 45 candidates for office this election cycle failed to file their first campaign finance reports before May 8's deadline, and four of those seeking office have still failed to turn in their respective paperwork.
A candidate for Lowndes County circuit clerk has raised $30,200 for her campaign, according to campaign contribution forms filed at the courthouse.
Cappe's Steakhouse in Starkville is closed until further notice after a Saturday fire gutted its kitchen area.
A Columbus man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Lowndes County jury convicted him Friday of first-degree murder.
1. Builder of houses and people: Caledonia builder, Realtor dies at age 89 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police make arrest in April shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CLW eyes rate, customer surcharge hikes for electric COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. A church within reach COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville to begin mulling residential parking ordinance change STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY