A Starkville man died in a two-vehicle wreck Thursday on Highway 25. John B. Bush, 62, was west bound on Longview Road at the intersection of Highway 25 when he failed to yield the right of way and was struck by Jimmy Pannell, 66, of Columbus, at approximately 1 p.m.
A rash of summer burglaries led to three arrests by the Starkville Police Department last week.
Lowndes County investigators said they had no leads the day after the shooting death of a Columbus woman.
Lowndes County law enforcement agencies reported these felony arrests:
A Hamilton man found dead on Monday died of natural causes, said Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley.
The Columbus Municipal School District took the next step this week in its search for a new superintendent, voting to hire the same national consultant firm that necessitated the search in the first place.
The cicadas are in full-throated chorus. Water sprinklers whisper a lazy tch-tch-tch. The evening air is filled with the laughter of children riding their bicycles and playing stick ball in the streets.
Weyerhaeuser Co. has capital improvements planned for both its Lowndes County production facilities over the next two years.
Longtime state Rep. Jeff Smith of Columbus switched to the Republican Party just before Wednesday's qualifying deadline for legislative races, and he said he still plans to run for the open spot of Mississippi House speaker in January.
The five men accused of capital murder in the May 20 shooting of a 19-year-old man in Lowndes County were denied bail by Justice Court Judge Chris Hemphill Wednesday.
A woman who had been shot twice was found dead beside a Lowndes County road in the Steens area early today.
At 12, one of Dave Carr's pastimes was scouring the junkyard for old bicycles. He'd go home with a couple of "junk bikes." And before long, his bike, a compilation of the best parts from each, would be the envy of the neighborhood.
A Choctaw County fugitive who overpowered an Ackerman police officer and stole her cruiser at gunpoint is dead following a pursuit.
Three teenagers were arrested Wednesday for attempting to break into the Army Navy Store on Highway 12 in Starkville.
In 2008, the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link hatched a plan to create a regional industrial park, with a special focus on attracting aerospace industries.
In a Deep South more accustomed to fried chicken and buttered biscuits, most might not think Thai cuisine would find a ready audience. But that's what happened when Bann Thai opened its doors in Columbus in December 2010.