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Lowndes schools explore tuition-based pre-K

Posted 5/24/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Less than two weeks ago, the county school board approved a limited pre-kindergarten program for the district's neediest students, but Wednesday afternoon, they voted 4-1 to explore the possibility of expanding the program to include tuition-based preschool for students who don't qualify for the free classes.

 

 

Outlook healthy for LCSD budget

Posted 5/24/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Based upon preliminary budget figures, the Lowndes County School District is in good shape, but tough decisions will have to be made to offset changes in the county and state's financial picture, Business Officer Frances Goldmon told board members Wednesday afternoon during a budget workshop at the central office.

 

Breaking: Gardner found guilty of burglary

Posted 5/23/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Demonta Dewayne "Gangsta" Gardner. Gardner, 19, of 917 11th Ave. S, was arrested September 29, 2011 and charged with armed robbery and burglary of a dwelling.

Haynes: Star district possible for Columbus schools

Posted 5/23/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The city school board has spent the past few weeks backgrounding superintendent candidates, but Tuesday night, they learned the district -- as well as Columbus and its movers and shakers -- had been equally scrutinized.

 

MSMS only Miss. school on list of best high schools

Posted 5/23/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science has been named one of the best high schools in America.

 

 

Senior health day planned for Columbus

Posted 5/23/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County's older residents next week will join an estimated 100,000 seniors across the nation to help promote active, healthy lifestyles through physical fitness, good nutrition and preventive care as part of National Senior Health & Fitness Day. As an official host site, the YMCA will hold activities May 30 at the Frank P. Phillips Memorial YMCA in downtown Columbus.

 

 

Crime report 5-23-12

Posted 5/23/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

City schools tout benefits of pre-K

Posted 5/22/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Friday marked the end of the school year for city students, but for preschoolers at Stokes-Beard Elementary Technology and Communication Magnet School, it was business as usual.

CVB festival funding awarded

Posted 5/22/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

In what seems to be a regular occurrence, festival funding was once again a source of contention between members of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors.

 

Shelton trial continued

Posted 5/22/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The trial of a former youth leader, Benjamin Shelton, has been continued until August.

 

 

CMSD superintendent interviews begin tonight

Posted 5/22/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Interviews will begin tonight for the first of three candidates remaining in the Columbus Municipal School District's superintendent search.

 

Outstanding warrant leads to meth and rape charges

Posted 5/21/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

An outstanding warrant led to a drug bust and a statutory rape charge Thursday evening.

 

Columbus man in intensive care after assault

Posted 5/21/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Police Department responded to a number of altercations and burglaries over the weekend and chased a dog at-large who threatened an elderly man at his home.

 

 

Youth minister arrested for filming woman in dressing room

Posted 5/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Hamilton youth minister has been arrested for allegedly filming a woman changing clothes in a local dressing room.

 

 

Fondling case results in mistrial

Posted 5/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After deliberating for around three hours, a hung jury led to a mistrial in the case of the State versus Doris "D.R." McElhenney.

 

KiOR CEO: Local contractors to thank for early completion

Posted 5/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

KiOR officials are fond of noting the company, through its process of converting non-food input into gasoline and diesel, is accelerating something nature has done for a very long time. And now the development of the plant itself is on an accelerated path, as construction of KiOR's $222 million cellulosic gasoline and diesel plant -- a first for Columbus and beyond -- is complete, ahead of schedule.

 

United Way seeks community input on area needs

Posted 5/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A community can change a lot in 20 years. Service agencies open and close. Demographics shift. Things deemed important by one generation may barely register on the radar of the next. That's why the United Way of Lowndes County is seeking public input with a Community Needs Assessment Survey.

 

 

Dumas honored by TVA for sustainability efforts

Posted 5/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Like a farmer at seedtime, there is little visible evidence of the work Jeremiah Dumas has done. Dumas, an assistant professor of landscape architecture at Mississippi State University and alderman for Starkville's 5th Ward, has been a driving force in just about every effort to bring sustainability to his campus and city.

 

 

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