Emerson withdrawing from J.L. King Center

Posted 5/18/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

After 25 years, changes are coming to the J.L. King Center as funding from Emerson's Family Centered Programs has run out.

100 Women Columbus raises nearly $13K

Posted 5/18/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The organization has been around for only a month, but its name is already something of a misnomer. On Friday, 100 Women Who Care Columbus closed nominations for charities and organizations for its initial cash award, having raised $100 donations each from 128 Lowndes County women.

Ask Rufus: Sergeant, not General, James Doolittle

Posted 5/18/2019 in Local Columns

Working on the column about my father's World War II experience last week, I came across a newspaper clipping that reminded me of one of the stories he had told me about Stalag Luft IV, the POW camp he was in.

Going to bat: Grassroots effort helps more kids 'Play ball!' and learn life lessons

Posted 5/18/2019 in Community

At age 17, Josh Phillips of Oktibbeha County had never played organized baseball. Never stood on a pitcher's mound, staring down home plate. Never worried about a two-knuckle grip or the mechanics of a curveball.



Police seek suspect who robbed man at knife-point outside Family Dollar

Mississippi giving away alarms to try to reduce fire deaths

Trustees start search for new University of Mississippi head

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case

One of Columbus-Lowndes Airport fixed-base operator Jared Rabren's plans for the airport involves expanding hangar space to make room for more renters interested in storing their planes. Rabren, who has been FBO since January, has spent the past five months repairing airport facilities that fell into disrepair under previous leadership.

Airport board: Columbus-Lowndes airport improving under new operator

Caledonia opens doors for contractors to bid on soccer lighting plan

Starkville's Leslie Fye named Mississippi Parent of the Year

Fred's Starkville location closing

Arrest report for 5-17-19

Ole Miss professor slammed over political tweet gets tenure



Councilmen question use of fire trucks at private events

MSU corporation purchases Cadence Bank

LCSO holds fundraiser for fellow sergeant

SPD arrests two, seeking one suspect for shooting

Business Moves with Mary: Goose Hollow Furniture slated to open second location

Lowndes man pleads to child molestation

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