Procrastinators rejoice: You have an extra two days this year to file your 2011 federal income tax return. Because April 15 falls on a Sunday, and Emancipation Day -- a holiday in the District of Columbia -- is Monday, the deadline to file taxes will be Tuesday.
Southern rock band Blackberry Smoke will be bringing their Southern rock n roll to Tupelo tonight as part of Eric Church's "Blood, Sweat and Beers" tour
Arrests for the week of 4-9-12
S & K Door and Specialty Co., Inc. of Starkville was honored March 28 by Raynor Garage Doors for superior sales achievement in 2011.
Two locals honored for Pilot Partners.
Firefighter William M. White of the West Point Fire Department graduated April 5 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.
Michelle Crawford of Columbus has been hired as marketing and public relations director at Trinity Place.
For the week of 4-9-12
In celebration of the nation's "Month of the Military Child," the Mississippi 4-H Military Club Program invites all of Lowndes County and the Golden Triangle to join in the national "Purple Up for Military Kids" event Friday, April 13.
In September of 2008, 18-year-old high school senior Jason Burnham sat on his bed, listening to his mother pound on his door and thought, "I just don't want to be here anymore." He stood up, walked a few steps across his bedroom and calmly removed the screen on his ninth-story window.
At a specially called meeting Wednesday, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau's board added an additional $26,250 to its local grant fund.
A controversial bill, which would require photo identification in order to vote, passed the state Senate 34-14 Tuesday, but local opponents say the fight is far from over.
April's three free concerts, held by the Mississippi State University music department, make the month a busy one for music lovers.
It started with the bomb threats. As the Columbus Municipal School District fought to get a grip on an escalating situation -- six threats within a six-week time span -- school officials learned an awful truth: Two of the nine threats against city and county schools this year were placed by a Columbus High student, from a school bathroom.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an early Monday morning shooting by a Columbus Police Department officer in the 1100 block of Wheat Street.
Columbus developer Mark Castleberry was granted a setback variance for an upcoming hotel project.
Black-hearted gamblers, lily-pure maidens and stalwart heroes leap from the dime novels of the late 1800s to the McComas Hall stage at Mississippi State University April 12-14. The Theatre MSU production of Tim Taggert's "Deadwood Dick or The Game of Gold" begins at 7:30 p.m. nightly.
When people think of American Eurocopter, they often think of military aircraft, but the company's Columbus facility manufactures helicopters which are used every day for a wide range of purposes, from law enforcement to corporate, commercial and business use.
A Columbus Police Department officer has been suspended, following a Sunday morning shooting.
1. Man in custody after MSU shooting report STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conduct STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. ESPN heading to Starkville to air 'Little Egg Bowl' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Business brief: Bigelow hired BUSINESS