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Authorities say video shows Jackson police officer shooting

Posted 4/6/2013 in State

Authorities have a video from a police interrogation room that shows a murder suspect shooting a detective to death before killing himself with the officer's gun, a person with knowledge of the investigation said Saturday.


Obama: Budget not 'ideal' but has 'tough reforms'

Posted 4/6/2013 in National

President Barack Obama says his soon-to-be released budget, already criticized by friends and foes, is not his "ideal plan" but offers "tough reforms" for benefit programs and scuttles some tax breaks for the wealthy.



'Will she or won't she' question following Hillary Clinton

Posted 4/6/2013 in National

Young supporters hold signs outside Hillary Rodham Clinton's speeches urging her to run for president. Audiences listen with rapt attention as she discusses the plight of women and girls in developing countries.



Obama risks political capital in pursuing morning-after pill case

Posted 4/6/2013 in National

President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill. But fighting that battle in court comes with its own set of risks.



Hitching Lot Farmers' Market ready for Saturday opening

Posted 4/5/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

With the advent of spring, farmers' markets are never far behind. The Hitching Lot Farmers' Market in Columbus will welcome the first fresh goods of the 2013 season when it opens Saturday morning from 7-10 a.m.



Laws, rumors have ammo flying off store shelves

Posted 4/5/2013 in National

Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting a pinch on some local law enforcement departments.



Columbus man charged with aggravated assault

Posted 4/5/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man has been charged with four counts of aggravated assault after driving his vehicle into his ex-girlfriend's vehicle as she sat in her driveway.


Mayor's Unity Picnic set for Saturday

Posted 4/5/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The fifth annual Mayor's Unity Picnic will take place Saturday at the Columbus Riverwalk. What began as a simple idea to bring the community together has turned into an anticipated yearly event.


Mississippi lawmakers finish their 2013 session

Posted 4/5/2013 in State

Mississippi lawmakers ended their three-month session Thursday, but they'll return to the Capitol in the next several weeks to handle a big piece of unfinished business: Keeping the Medicaid program alive beyond July 1.


Tip leads to armed robbery arrest

Posted 4/5/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Thanks to a Crimestoppers tip, a Brooksville teen suspected of robbing a Columbus convenience store is behind bars.

Columbus choirs prepare for spring concert events

Posted 4/5/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As the school year comes to a close, most high school students are counting down the days until the bell rings for the last time. But for more than 50 choral students from Columbus Middle School and nearly 100 students from Columbus High, there is work to be done.

Ward 4 candidates make their pitches

Posted 4/5/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The three candidates for Ward 4 Councilman appeared at the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday at Lion Hills Golf Club to inform voters on how they would serve their ward and the city of Columbus if elected.

Legislation provides Lowndes with more investment options

Posted 4/5/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill into law authorizing the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors to establish a reserve fund that would allow it to invest the $30 million received from the 2001 sale of the county hospital in instruments other than money market accounts that are backed by United States treasuries and serve as trustees of the fund.

Budgeting issues emerge from park commission audit

Watkins, Ward and Stafford's Fiscal Year 2013 audit of the Starkville Parks Commission revealed three major budgeting anomalies Thursday, including the fact SPC Commissioner Dan Moreland issued an unauthorized cashier's check for $35,000 to help pay the department's J.L. King Splash Pad construction bill.


Starkville's 175th birthday culminates with Saturday parade

The year-long celebration of Starkville's 175th birthday will culminate Saturday with a parade down Main Street beginning at 9 a.m.



Arrest report 4-4-13

Posted 4/4/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County



Marriages and divorces 4-4-13

Posted 4/4/2013 in Business



Miss. lawmakers pass bill that could arm teachers

Posted 4/4/2013 in State

Lawmakers are leaving open the possibility that Mississippi teachers could bear arms in their classrooms. The House and Senate passed Senate Bill 2659 Wednesday. The bill originally was designed only to grant money for schools to hire school resource officers.


Scourge of meth remains despite new laws

Posted 4/4/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

For someone addicted to methamphetamine, the cost of using the illegal drug goes far beyond the price of getting high. Known as Ice or crystal meth, just one hit of the drug can have lifelong effects on the user.


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