"How many teenagers play chess these days?" That's the question posed by Dr. Melvin Ray, president of the board of trustees of the Golden Triangle Boys and Girls Club. Obviously, the question is rhetorical, but the Columbus and Starkville Boys and Girls Clubs are trying to literally increase the mystery number.
The Lowndes County Chapter of Mississippi's First Alumnae Association will host its Annual Business Meeting Thursday, July 22, at the Columbus Country Club. The luncheon will begin with registration at 11:45 a.m. All MUW alums and friends are invited to attend. Officers will be installed to serve for the 2010-11 year.
After resurrecting Barnhill's yet again -- this time as an alternative to fast food dining -- and lowering the prices, business is booming, owner Steve Barnhill said Wednesday.
A Columbus woman died on Tuesday morning after becoming unconscious in the car she was driving.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting's decision to cut the nationally syndicated program "Fresh Air" from Think Radio was due primarily to "discussions on issues of an explicit sexual nature," according to a statement released Thursday by MPB Executive Director Dr. Judith Lewis.
The 14th Flying Training Wing will hold a large base-wide exercise on Thursday, June 17. The exercise will test the wings ability to respond to an hostile event on the installation.
Ruben's Fish House has been notified its alcoholic beverage sales permit is being revoked.
Gary Elliott has a wife and four children, ages 21, 19, 17 and 13. And for nearly two months, he's been without his regular pay, living on weekly stipends from his union.
In anticipation of an upcoming repaving project, the Columbus Light and Water Department just finished replacing water valves on Main Street.
County administrative offices next week will move into their new office building.
After three years of music, food and fun, the Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival will not return this fall.
Kathy Doty, owner of GTR K-9 Search Team and Kennels in Columbus, revealed a rather macabre method she uses to train her Belgian Malinois (pronounced mal-in-wa) search dogs, Wednesday at the Kiwanis Club's monthly meeting.
When Cortiga Williams pressed charges against her husband for adultery earlier this month, she called upon a nearly forgotten law. In Mississippi, it's a crime to cheat on a spouse by having sex or even living with another person.
With her parents going through a dark time, Vickey Wells decided to add a splash of color to their lives.
Have you been counted in the Census? There appears to be whole neighborhoods missing from the census log books.
The computer system at the Columbus Police Department is fully functional after a server crash last week.
Let there be colored light. That's the goal Bill Dodds has in mind as he repairs, cleans and restores each stained glass window at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus.
Homelessness and hunger are big-city problems. The trouble is, they're small-town problems, too.
WEST POINT -- Navistar Defense in West Point is expecting layoffs at the end of the month and more by the end of the year, but North Mississippi's federal representative is trying to minimize those losses.
he Lowndes County School District Central Office building is getting a facelift.
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3. Bush visits Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man arrested for walking onto field during Egg Bowl STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Bell ringers and Angel Trees: Volunteers and donations still needed by Salvation Army COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY