President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush.
Starkville Municipal Judge Rodney Faver has won a runoff election to the Chancery District 14, Place 1 judge seat, based on unofficial election results.
One chancery judgeship has been decided in Tuesday's runoff elections, while another is still too close to call.
Sarah Barefield was pleased with her weekend, if not a little amazed. As manager for The Purple Elephant on Wilkins Wise Road in Columbus, she saw crowds of customers during Black Friday and Shop Local Saturday move through the registers with holiday gift purchases, mostly Mississippi-made pottery items.
When Lori Feng was an elementary school student, her father took her to a Distinguished Young Women event where they were living in Washington.
Area counties are preparing to compete with others from across the state for money from a $250 million state allocation for bridge and road repairs.
Unemployment rates continued to remain flat for the month of October as the nation continues to move what economists consider full employment, according to the latest labor market report by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Even before Halloween, retailers rush to get their Christmas displays on the floor. But they have nothing on Lt. Christian Smith in getting an early jump on the holiday.
Mississippi University for Women President Nora Miller prepares her table Tuesday for a Thanksgiving meal with MUW students at the President's House. Miller invited students and faculty to join her and her husband for Thanksgiving and she expects 10 to 15 guests around noon today. "I hope they'll feel like part of a family," Miller said.
Mike Duke began helice shooting as a challenge from friend Jimmy Bryan. The West Point native had never before tried shooting at targets which, unlike traditional clay shooting, could be launched in multiple directions, meaning he'd have to be quicker than usual to aim at and hit the targets.
In August, Franklin Academy Principal Tawan Williams walked into the school library where her teachers sat waiting. With a sense of pride and optimism, she delivered the long-awaited news -- Franklin, an elementary school in the struggling Columbus Municipal School District, was a C-rated campus.
Boys and Girls Club of the Golden Triangle leadership previewed design plans for new facilities in Starkville and West Point on Thursday evening.
Columbus High School juniors increased ACT scores in spring 2018, while Starkville High School and Lowndes County School District record higher scores than the state average.
A Columbus teenager and West Point High School student has died following a car accident in Clay County Tuesday evening.
Although details are few, it appears historic Waverley Mansion may soon have a new owner.
Starkville resident James Bardwell had a choice. He could go to trial for sexual battery and two counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon. Or, he could accept a plea agreement from the state to confess to the weapons charges, spend the next 18 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections and not have to register as a sex offender when released.
The runoff picture for the Chancery District 14, Place 1 judgeship remained unclear Thursday evening after Oktibbeha County released updated vote totals.
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