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.
Marriages and divorces for Columbus (October 26 through November 2); Lowndes County (October 26 through November 2) and Starkville (October 19 through November 2)
Jack Cristil is a busy man these days. The much-anticipated biography, "Jack Cristil: The Voice of the Bulldogs" is just off the press.
STARKVILLE -- City officials say that by Nov. 14 they'll have the proper staff to make significant headway in reducing incidents of brown water in the city's supply.
STARKVILLE -- Where else can one get a hand-made Christmas wreath, wooden spoons carved from bois d'arc trees and a frozen spinach and artichoke casserole, all in one trip?
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville Police Department is searching for a man who robbed a pizza delivery employee at gunpoint Saturday at Chandler Park Apartment Complex.
Building Permits for Columbus (October 25 through 31); Lowndes County (October 26 through November 2) and Starkville (October 1 through 31)
A scary incident occurred today when a vehicle made an unwelcome entrance into Tucker's Play and Learn daycare center on Alabama Street.
Sale Elementary International Studies Magnet School is not the wealthiest of schools within the Columbus Municipal School District. Approximately 88 percent of its students receive free or reduced lunch. And yet, Principal Nancy Bragg is beginning to see something interesting: When it comes to helping those less fortunate, the students no longer wait for their teachers' direction; they take the initiative upon themselves to make a difference.
The finalists for the Columbus police chief position have dwindled to four, and the subcommittee is left with four members.
Only four finalists remain in the Columbus police chief search, and it seems it will stay that way.
CALEDONIA -- Christmas is more than a month away, but Caledonia Town Marshall Ben Kilgore was grinning just the same Tuesday night after receiving a unanimous go-ahead from the Board of Aldermen to purchase a new police cruiser.
CALEDONIA - On the afternoon of Oct. 14, Caledonia Alderman Bill Darnell was in the mood to celebrate.
Burning calories couldn't be so rewarding.
Columbus police responded to a 911 call Monday morning that a number of vehicles at the 900 block of 10th Street North had windows busted out in a parking lot.
STARKVILLE -- Roughly halfway through his public appearance at the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Hotel Chester owner David Mollendor removed nine sealed cups of brown water, some as dark as plain coffee.
STARKVILLE -- Eric Gregory pleaded guilty Monday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court to a charge of accessory after the fact involving a 2008 fatal accident that killed two people and seriously injured another.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will hold a public hearing to discuss reworking the city's subdivision regulations to allow one-stage street pavement during their regularly scheduled meeting tonight at 5:30.
Only two percent of Cub Scouts go on to earn the coveted silver wings. It's an arduous journey requiring time, discipline and a focused dedication that's not always easy to sell to today's teenagers.
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