Eric Gregory received five years probation and an $800 fine Friday for his role in a 2008 fatal accident that killed two people and seriously injured another.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office is investigating the stabbing death of a 62-year-old man.
The following people were arrested on felony charges in Oktibbeha County on Oct. 24-Oct. 30.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reports the following felony arrests.
After nearly five months without a permanent superintendent, the Columbus Municipal School District is ready to move forward in the search, releasing a 12-point list of criteria Thursday that will be used to advertise for candidates.
A fire caused severe damage to a Columbus home early Thursday morning.
The three names left in the superintendent election all have one thing in mind: the students of Lowndes County.
Singer Jon Banks fell in love with gospel music when he was 5 years old. Like many before him, he derived greater joy from the empowering, uplifting message of gospel than the catchier, more earth-bound lyrics of pop and R&B.
Starkville's Christmas tree lighting ceremony is on hold. Due to a shipping snafu with the 17-foot, pre-lit LED commercial tree, the tree lighting originally set for Sunday will take place on Nov. 28, immediately following the Christmas parade at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Thursday he voted after all for a state ballot initiative that would declare life begins at fertilization.
U.S. Air Force officials announced plans this week to slash more than 13,500 civilian jobs next year, but Columbus Air Force Base is expected to emerge largely unscathed by the brunt of the cost-saving measures.
Building Permits Oct. 18 - Oct. 26
Building Permits Oct. 11 - Oct. 17
Building Permits Oct. 4 - Oct. 11
Marriages and Divorces Oct. 19 - Oct. 26
Marriages and Divorces Oct. 13 - Oct. 18
Marriages and Divorces Oct. 5 - Oct. 12
STARKVILLE -- Parents of Armstrong Middle School students: Language arts bragging rights are on the line tonight.
With less than a week before the Nov. 8 general election, county officials across Mississippi -- including in Lowndes and Oktibbeha -- are frantically trying to cope with a state error on ballots which was discovered after hundreds of absentee ballots had already been cast.
Columbus police are looking for a man who is believed to have robbed Miller's OK Tire Store on Highway 45 North Wednesday afternoon.
2. Photo: Hwy. 45 wreck COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Railroad co. investigating derailment in Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man arrested after close call with school bus STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY