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Columbus native planning to return to AmeriCorps after earning college degree

Posted 5/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Sean Mullen graduated from Mississippi State University on April 28. The rest of his life is still unwritten.

 

Caledonia man dies in motorcycle accident

Posted 5/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 36-year-old Caledonia motorcyclist died late Saturday when he accidentally rear-ended a pickup truck near Propst Park in Columbus.

 

 

Tourism board may hire attorney amid ethics questions

Posted 5/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After fielding questions about possible ethics and open meetings violations, the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau will discuss hiring an attorney at a special meeting tonight.

 

Vacant Columbus landmark shows new signs of age

Posted 5/23/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A downtown landmark is partially boarded up now in response to a request by the city's building inspection department. Plywood was recently placed over some of the side and rear windows of the old Masonic Temple, located at the corner of Main and Fourth streets.

 

Smithville tornado victim dies in Columbus hospital

Posted 5/23/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

COLUMBUS -- A 79-year-old Smithville tornado victim died Friday in Columbus, bringing the total number of deaths caused by the April 27 twister in Monroe County up to 17.

 

Man charged with fatal hit-and-run

Posted 5/23/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A Starkville man is charged with leaving the scene of a Saturday accident in Oktibbeha County which killed an 11-year-old boy and injured two others.

 

11-year-old boy dies in wreck

Posted 5/21/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

An 11-year-old boy was killed in the crash, according to Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office representatives. County fire officials said two of five occupants in the vehicle were ejected and a third was trapped in the vehicle.

 

First class: Columbus High's IB graduates look back on challenges, friendships

Posted 5/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

For the past two years, they've pondered the mysteries of the universe together, but Friday afternoon, the biggest problem Columbus High School's International Baccalaureate seniors faced was how to keep Zachary Thomas' cap soundly on his head during Saturday's graduation.

 

Six days into trial, murder case ends in mistrial

Posted 5/21/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A last-minute courtroom emergency sent all of Leslie Sharp's defenders and prosecutors back to the drawing board Saturday.

 

 

Columbus High graduates 236: 'Only good things to come'

Posted 5/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus High School class of 2011 celebrated their graduation on Saturday with commencement services at Humphrey Coliseum at 9 a.m. on the Mississippi State University campus.

 

 

Tornado claims another life in Monroe County

Posted 5/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

 

Omnova labor hearing open to public; union continues to fight decertification

Posted 5/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After a yearlong strike, the Omnova Solutions labor dispute is headed to a hearing before the National Labor Relations Board.

 

 

Bean receives Faculty Excellence Award

Posted 5/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Dr. Mark Bean, chair of the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Mississippi University for Women, has been honored with the 2011 Kossen Faculty Excellence Award.

 

 

City: Laws don't cover 'ugly' buildings

Posted 5/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Commercial buildings can sit idle for a matter of months or for several years. The longer they sit, the less marketable they become.

 

Empty commercial space both blessing, curse

Posted 5/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two years after Goody's clothing store filed bankruptcy and shut its doors in Columbus, PetSmart and T.J. Maxx are preparing to move into the space at the Magnolia Place shopping center.

 

City: Laws don't cover 'ugly' buildings

Posted 5/20/2011 in Business

Commercial buildings can sit idle for a matter of months or for several years. The longer they sit, the less marketable they become.

 

 

Country club files for bankruptcy

Posted 5/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Country Club, a community landmark since 1923, has filed for bankruptcy after cutbacks failed to offset economic setbacks.

 

 

New Hope teen dies in shooting

Posted 5/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 19-year-old New Hope student died in Tupelo early today after he was shot in the head in Lowndes County by three suspects, possibly in connection with a drive-by shooting early Thursday.

 

 

Sharp takes stand, claims shooting was in self-defense

Posted 5/20/2011 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

It may have happened a little sooner than her lawyers liked, but Leslie Sharp took the stand Thursday to testify in her murder trial in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

 

At Columbus' Hope House, a second chance at life

Posted 5/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Jessica Howard read "Xanax" and "Lortab" on her illegally obtained prescriptions, they spelled "freedom and happiness" for her.

 

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