Family, friends and colleagues of former Columbus Fire Chief James Massey; Public works crews and electric departments of Lowndes County; Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Robbins; and adults who don't keep their guns safe
Roses to Mississippi University for Women Interim President Allegra Brigham, the Mid-South Fly Fishers club, the volunteers of Clean Sweep Columbus, and Glenn Lautzenhiser.
Election candidates; Columbus Middle School Principal Cindy Wamble; Lowndes Supervisors Leroy Brooks and Harry Sanders; Rotary Club speakers; comprehensive planning crowd;
Golden Triangle first responders; Columbus City Council; African American Leadership Summit participants; Oktibbeha County's Master Gardeners; Main Street Columbus; and Town and Tower Club
Roses to Columbus High School Parent-Teacher Organization, Triangle Maintenance Service, and Danyae Pippins, and a thorn to those of us who make it easier for burglars to profit.
Columbus Middle School; Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend volunteers; Golden Triangle first responders; Ernest Rogers; and Minnie Fox
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman; Leslie Frazier; Columbus police officers; current and prospective county office-holders.
Givers; Oktibbeha County Humane Society; Annie McDaniel; Francis Thomas Troskey
U.S. Postal Service, FedEx and UPS workers; the Columbus Municipal School District; the families of two Starkville men who were killed on icy highways in north Mississippi; the vandals who broke out the windows of three cabs and two businesses in Columbus.
Sarah Jo Murphy; the Columbus Arts Council; Edwina Williams and Dr. Robert Gilbert; Geri Jones, Annie Norman and Vicki West; the volunteers of the Happy Irby Christmas Fund.
Tornado victims; Columbus Main Street; Debbie Fancher; party responsible for the release of a Lowndes County murder suspect
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