The parole board is a touchy subject. In each decision to release a convicted criminal into the outside world, there will inevitably be supporters and dissenters.
When Alex Trebek revealed "College Towns" as a category this week on "Jeopardy," contestant Nora Corrigan of Columbus was pretty pleased. That, and other topics, helped the Mississippi University for Women assistant professor of English finish in first place on Tuesday, with more than $27,000 in winnings.
Another restaurant is setting up shop in Columbus.
Arguments and testimony were heard Tuesday in the due process hearing of former Lowndes County School District employees Lynn Wright and Stacy Hester.
As knowledge about the dangers of extreme heat becomes common knowledge, school officials are vigilant about keeping students safe, as football and band practice begins. But there's another population who can't move out of harm's way.
A professor at Mississippi University for Women advanced on the quiz show "Jeopardy!" today, winning $27,201 on the popular syndicated television show.
To improve productivity, especially in summer weather, Columbus Public Works Department crews Monday moved to a five-day workweek.
The Lowndes County School District could begin the search to replace the late John Clark on its board of trustees Thursday.
Mississippi University for Women English professor, Dr. Nora Corrigan, will appear on the game show, "Jeopardy," set to air locally at 11 a.m. Tuesday on WLOV-TV.
CALEDONIA -- Henry I. Collins pinches the blade of his jackknife and pulls it open. He sticks it in the watermelon in front of him and cuts it lengthwise. The two halves split with a crisp, satisfying crunch and roll with the seeds up.
Hardly anyone in America can say they got a perfect score on a standardized test. But Timmy Lind, a junior at Heritage Academy, did the nearly unthinkable. He scored a 36 on his ACT.
Mississippi University for Women will be up late Aug. 3 to party against crime.
Two masked men held up a group of approximately 10 partiers in a Columbus apartment Saturday morning.
The vice president of the Lowndes County School District school board was found dead in his home Friday afternoon on Highway 12 East.
Lowndes County residents who do business at the tax assessor/collector's office now can expect a faster, easier experience, Tax Assessor/Collector Greg Andrews said Thursday.
The international experience will soon be available to Columbus students from start to finish.
You can't put it in a box. You can't label it as one thing. You can't deny it and you can't kill it. But can you use it?
Eight West Point students will walk away from high school with their diplomas tonight.
Allegra Brigham, MUW's interim president, called for peace and cooperation among fractured alumni groups Thursday during the annual meeting of the Lowndes County Chapter of Mississippi's First Alumnae Association.
Mark Castleberry, a Columbus land developer and owner of Castle Properties Inc., said Logan's Roadhouse will be opening a restaurant in Columbus next year. The new location will be in the hotel development on 18th Avenue just off the Highway 82 bypass. Logan's serves steaks, burgers, chicken, catfish and other fried American fare.
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