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Columbus Y to host health fair

Posted 9/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Battling childhood obesity and diabetes starts with education, according to the Y. And the Y is trying to educate the public to reduce those rates locally.

 

 

Airport celebrates 40 years; passenger volume up

Posted 9/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Golden Triangle Regional Airport celebrated its 40th anniversary on Friday. On hand to celebrate the landmark was previous Executive Director Nick Ardillo, who helped current Executive Director Mike Hainsey give out cake to commemorate the event.

 

Police chief pool narrowed to 25 applicants

Posted 9/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Only 25 names remain in the running for the Columbus police chief position. After receiving 82 applications, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, Chief Operations Officer David Armstrong and Human Resources Director Pat Mitchell spent Thursday afternoon dwindling the pool to 25 qualified applicants.

 

McQueen would have violated Hatch Act, Special Counsel says

Posted 9/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

According to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, there is a good chance Interim Columbus Police Chief Selvain McQueen would have been in violation of the Hatch Act had he stayed in the Lowndes County sheriff's race.

 

 

No suspects in weekend homicides

Posted 9/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man was found dead at the 300 block of Eighth Street North early Sunday morning after witnesses reported hearing gunshots.

 

 

Man arrested in knife assault

Posted 9/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus police arrested Leonard Benard Cureton, 46, of 313 1/2 13th Ave. S. in Columbus, Monday for allegedly attacking a man with a knife Friday night at M and M Grocery.

 

 

Miss. budget hearings on tap this week in Jackson

Posted 9/19/2011 in State

Top lawmakers meet this week to start planning how Mississippi will spend tax dollars during the budget year that begins next July 1.

 

 

Woman robbed near spot of attempted sexual assault

Posted 9/18/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE - Starkville Police are investigating a Sunday morning robbery of a 21-year-old woman.

 

 

Columbus police investigating second possible homicide

Posted 9/18/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man was found dead at the 300 block of Eighth Street North in Columbus early Sunday morning after witnesses reported hearing gun shots.

 

The Fair Must Go On: A Family's Commitment

Posted 9/17/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It's Friday afternoon, and the Columbus fairgrounds are both an oasis of calm and a teeming mélange of life. If this was an ordinary year, Bob Burns would be at the center of it all, just as he was for the past 60 years before his death Sept. 8 at the age of 87.

 

Smith: Elected superintendents an 'untenable situation'

Posted 9/17/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It was fall 1997, and the situation was unlike any the Lowndes County School District had ever faced. Halfway through his second term, Superintendent Tommy Smith disappeared. He stopped attending meetings, stopped returning phone calls and left the state.

 

 

Body found at Luxapalila Creek Recreation Area

Posted 9/17/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Police spent Saturday morning scouring the banks of Luxapalila Creek, gathering evidence on the apparent homicide of a 34-year-old Columbus man.

 

 

Oktibbeha supes finalize budget

Posted 9/17/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE -- The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors avoided raising taxes and cutting services for the 2011-12 fiscal year budget, which it adopted Thursday at a special called meeting.

 

 

Lowndes public libraries receive Libri Foundation grant

Posted 9/17/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Artesia Public Library, Caledonia Public Library and Crawford Public Library, all branches of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System, recently received more than 80 books each from the Libri Foundation.

 

 

Saturday Profile: Animal control officer encounters more than just vicious pit bulls

Posted 9/17/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE -- Not too long ago, an animal control officer was simply "the dog catcher." Equipped with a net attached to a pole and a pickup truck outfitted with kennels, the dog catcher fetched the rabid dogs from the neighborhood and kept everyone safe.

 

Nine-year-old Ashley Sharp to rely on technique to win Judo tournament

Posted 9/17/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE -- Nestled between a law office and boutique on a one-way street, 9-year-old Ashley Sharp enters a martial arts dojo.

 

Alleged burglars lead SPD on high-speed chase

Posted 9/16/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

STARKVILLE -- Starkville Police are looking for two men involved in an attempted home burglary and high-speed vehicle chase Thursday night.

 

LCSO Chief Deputy: Arrests made in school bomb threats

Posted 9/16/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

According to Lowndes County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Greg Wright, three juveniles were taken into custody in connection to the two bomb threats at local schools.

Country singer to headline 'Rockin' the Park'

Posted 9/16/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Concert venues can vary between hole-in-the-wall bars to 70,000-seat stadiums. But there's one that brings out the best in country music singer Brinley Addington.

Bryant stops at steel mill as part of Jobs Tour

Posted 9/16/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, spoke at Severstal Thursday as part of his Jobs Tour, a multi-city jaunt which has led him from furniture factories to solar panel plants to chemical companies across the state.

 

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