It may cost a little more this year to say it with flowers. Florists expect to pay more for roses this time of year; growers hold back a portion of their fields to meet the demands of Valentine's Day. But this year's costs have been driven up even more, due to rising fuel costs and a rainy growing season.
Stephen and Dava Imes of Columbus will always remember their cat Mac as being one of a kind, and they are ensuring his legacy lives on through a Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine scholarship.
Here's a glance at the status of selected bills in the Mississippi Legislature. Thursday was the deadline for the House and Senate to act on general bills filed in their own chamber.
The Rotary Classic Rodeo begins tonight at the Mississippi Horse Park. More than 330 riders will converge on the 100-acre park south of Starkville.
Four people have died in a mobile home fire Friday south of Crenshaw on Mississippi Highway 3 on the Panola-Quitman county line.
A Lowndes County man is charged with raping a woman Thursday night while armed with a pistol.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is now accepting entries for Starkville's 2011 Miss Hospitality Pageant.
It was another snow day for Columbus and Lowndes County Thursday. And that meant many working parents were forced to take a snow day as well, or head into work with children in tow.
The plight of the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau appears to be over. The Columbus City Council unanimously approved a resolution to adopt a new CVB ordinance Wednesday night during a special called meeting.
A Sturgis man was arrested Monday night after a drive-by shooting at the Regal Inn. At approximately 7 p.m. Monday, Starkville police responded to a call of shots fired at the two-story motel on Highway 182, just west of Old West Point Road.
The latest round of winter weather to hit the Golden Triangle came and went Thursday after dumping as much as 5 inches of snow in some areas. Area officials didn't report any major problems as temperatures dipped back below freezing Thursday night and this morning.
As the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol continues to investigate a fatal accident involving a Choctaw County school bus and an 18-wheeler, Columbus and Starkville officials said they haven't dealt with major bus accidents in recent years -- due in equal parts to training and good fortune.
Local law enforcement agencies reported the following felony arrests.
The latest round of winter weather to hit north Alabama dumped as much as 4½ inches of snow in some areas but didn't cause many major problems Thursday.
Due to school closures today, Franklin Academy has postponed its 190th birthday celebration until Friday.
Mississippi State University, which had planned to resume classes this afternoon, decided to remain closed for the full day and make a decision about Friday's schedule as weather develops through tonight.
An Okolona man has died in a mobile home fire.
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