Two Columbus police officers and several citizens were injured in wrecks Thursday and early today as hail, sleet and freezing rain iced roads and bridges in the Golden Triangle.
STARKVILLE -- Both eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 82 were closed for more than 90 minutes Thursday evening in Oktibbeha County as several vehicles slid off the road icy roadway.
Lowndes and Clay County, West Point and Columbus city school districts, and Heritage Academy and Immanuel private schools, said they would stay closed Friday as freezing precipitation moved through the area Thursday night.
KiOR, a Pasadena, Texas-based company, says it is a step closer to receiving federal loan guarantees to build four biofuel refineries -- two in Mississippi and one each in Georgia and Texas.
The Mississippi Senate has passed a bill that would ban texting while driving.
They are there in all shapes and sizes, every color and every temperament waiting for someone to give them a real home.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman Wednesday vetoed the Board of Aldermen's recent amendments to the city's sidewalk ordinance, which exempted four streets south of Highway 12 from sidewalk construction requirements.
A Columbus man was arrested and charged with shoplifting recently for allegedly stealing a pair of boots and a coat from the Oktibbeha County Co-Op.
Local law enforcement agencies reported the following arrests.
As about 75 community members from various walks of life gathered this morning for the Town and Tower Community Prayer Breakfast, they were representative of the theme: There is strength in diversity.
An abnormality in absentee voting during Lowndes County's November circuit court elections caught the eye of the secretary of state's office.
Two of the three Starkville men charged with operating a counterfeit money scheme in late 2009 were sentenced to prison time Tuesday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Golden Triangle rescue workers and police were responding to multiple accidents along Highway 82 and other areas as bridges and roads began to freeze Thursday evening.
1. 'Grand Bullyvard' plan gets funding from state STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Court rules for county in Co-Op Road dispute COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Columbus man charged with armed robbery and kidnapping COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY