Here is the logic of the Mississippi legislature: Tuesday, the House Public Health Committee admitted that county-owned hospitals should be held to the same open meeting laws that govern other taxpayer-funded entities. "This is wrong!" the committee said.
Tuesday, the Columbus City Council is expected to appoint two members to the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees.
Beginning Tuesday afternoon, when area schools closed early in anticipation of the arrival the Wednesday afternoon storm that ultimately dropped four-to-eight inches of snow in the Golden Triangle, caution was the order of the day.
A year after the legislature passed Gov. Bryant's plan to require all Mississippi third-graders to be held back if they can't read at grade level, the numbers are depressing.
The old saying about ineptitude goes, "They could mess up a two-car funeral."
Roy A. Perkins is the most experienced member of the Starkville Board of Aldermen, which makes his recent conduct all the more inexcusable.
One sure indicator of an election year is to look at the bills that are being considered during the legislative session.
The Lowndes County School Board would like you to know that the main reason last summer's school bond issue failed at the polls was because of some truly awful messaging.
Congratulations to Dr. Jim Borsig ... sort of.
When Jon Stewart revealed Tuesday he was leaving the show that made him famous -- Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" -- after 16 years, thoughts turned immediately to his legacy.
Monday evening, Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Dr. Philip Hickman laid out a new program he hopes will inspire students to stay in school and prompt them to make the connection between school and careers.
Thursday, Brother Rogers, assistant director at the Stennis Center for Public Policy in Starkville, was the guest speaker at the Exchange Club of Columbus.
When Lowndes County Supervisors sold the county hospital it 2006, it produced a $30-million nest egg and a world of temptation.
The life of James Wallace "Jimmy" Garton was celebrated Tuesday at Annunciation Catholic Church in Columbus.
During it's March 3 meeting, the Columbus City Council will make two appointments to the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees.
The idea that public business should be conducted in public is an easy concept to grasp and should be an even easier concept to embrace.
Last week, when the Monroe County Sheriff Department announced it had seized some illegal moonshine whiskey in a rural part of county, the prevailing reaction was mild amusement tinged with nostalgia.
For some time now, officials with the Golden Triangle Development LINK have been stressing the importance of making sure our schools prepare students for the 21st century workplace.
Figures compiled by the Columbus Police Department revealed 28 police incident reports at Club Hiedi Ho in 2014.
Monday night, the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees got the final tally of what it cost the district to replace one set of new textbooks for another.
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