Dr. Shirley A. Graves is recognized as a leader and trailblazer for women in her field, but in 1957, she was not very different from the soon-to-be graduates sitting in front of her Saturday afternoon at Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium.
With each mission, a pilot risks not returning. Instructor pilots repeat safety procedures so many times, by the time a student pilot graduates, the procedures are routine.
The head of Mississippi University for Women's police force is no longer employed with the department, university officials confirmed Friday.
An old Swedish proverb dictates a joy shared is twice the joy and a sorrow shared is half the sorrow.
For the first time since the mid-1970s, the Starkville Police Department will have motorcycles in its patrol fleet.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to inform motorists about a closure on US Highway 82 in Lowndes County.
A look at some of the major items that passed and failed during the 2012 Mississippi legislative session.
Board members with the Columbus Municipal School District emerged all smiles Thursday night after a two-hour meeting in executive session at Brandon Central Services to discuss the ongoing search for a superintendent.
Four decades have passed since the 19th century train came to rest at Propst Park, and since that time, it has stood silent sentry over Main Street. Juveniles threw rocks and broke a few windows, and a person was once found living inside one of the cars, but for the most part, the train has been free of vagrants and vandals, ravaged only by time.
If you want to know what's happening with the long-awaited, much-delayed Cotton Mills project, just follow the food.
Columbus anglers have an abundant supply of fishing holes where they can wile away the afternoon, from the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway to the cedar swamps deep in the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. But until recently, there were a limited number of places to buy supplies.
A Columbus woman charged with murder will be going back to court in September. Kalmesha Denise Jackson, 23, of 810 Eighth St. S. was charged with the January 15 shooting of Marquez Kentrel Carter, 23, of 1147 Tabernacle Road. Jackson's initial appearance in Municipal Court Thursday was continued until September 6.
A domestic dispute landed a Caledonia couple behind bars Wednesday night.
Determining the best writer in Debbie Vanderford's fifth grade class at Henderson Elementary School is not an easy assignment.
A measure to limit Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood's ability to control state legal business is on the way to Republican Gov. Phil Bryant.
With summer comes higher power bills. Although the area's power supplier, the Tennessee Valley Authority, has not yet announced rate increases for the summer, Lowndes County residents still can expect to pay higher utility bills.
A Columbus architect and noted historian, Sam Kaye, was given a lifetime achievement award by the Mississippi Heritage Trust Friday.
A majority of Mississippi senators voted Wednesday to approve the chamber's redistricting plan, despite complaints from a few colleagues who think they're treated unfairly because their districts are dramatically changed.
The Oktibbeha County Relay for Life begins Friday and, like many of those who help stage the event each year, Brian Hawkins has a personal connection to the cause.
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