The Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit system saw increased ridership in 2019 for its campus and city routes, director Jeremiah Dumas reported to the board of aldermen Tuesday.
Burns from a wax machine. Tiny nicks on her hands from an exacto knife.
Stephanie Minor remembers firmly, even somewhat fondly, these markers of her early years working in the small-town newspaper business.
Robyn Buxton roamed the halls of Sale Elementary as a wide-eyed first grader in 1971, probably at that time with no desire to ever be in the principal's office.
Now, that's exactly where she wants to be.
Rob Wolz is in his second year as a full-time aerospace engineering instructor at Mississippi State University.
Since January, Erin Stevens' life has looked pretty standard by Southern Baptist pastor's wife standards.
Development, or at least the promise of future development, dominated headlines in Starkville and Oktibbeha County in 2019.
It was a matter of minutes before Starkville firefighters were scheduled to eat Christmas dinner Wednesday evening at Fire Station 1 downtown.
Then a call sent several of the firefighters on duty scrambling to a business on Highway 12 not knowing what exactly awaited them or when they would return.
Bundled up in a coat and scarf, Patricia Hollis smiled and spoke to customers outside Kroger in Columbus Wednesday morning as she rang the familiar Salvation Army bell.
Morgan Villavaso is out there living her best life.
Now, she just needs to keep her mother, Chrissy Poole, from "having a heart attack" in the process.
For the second straight year, Lowndes County School District must borrow money to make December payroll.
Cherie Labat has been superintendent for Columbus Municipal School District for about a year and a half. Her next role for the school may very well be on the big screen.
Columbus Municipal School District has tapped an architecture firm to design the restoration project for the former Hunt High School.
Christian Flow's third year at Harvard proved pivotal. The classics major lacked direction and as the challenges of the real world loomed close on the horizon, he still hadn't found his passion.
Thirteen years ago, when I was editor for my hometown weekly newspaper in Warren, Arkansas, I sat at a conference room table in a bank across from two very proud women.
Columbus Municipal School District wants the State Auditor's Office to conduct a performance audit of district spending. But it's likely the auditor's office will tell them to look elsewhere for that service.
Sitting at a pew in First Church of Christ Holiness on Saturday afternoon, Ross Williams reminisced while he waited.
"This building was built in the mid-1960s," the church clerk, deacon and lifelong member recalled.
Eighty-seven paratroopers landing in trees at Camp Shelby Army Base may sound like bad news.
Major Gen. Janson Boyles, adjutant general for the Mississippi Army National Guard, didn't entirely see it that way.
New Hope Middle School Principal Sam Allison will get a big promotion Jan. 1.
Dancing around on the mat softening the concrete gym floor, Zion Reed awaits his instructions.
"One-two," barks his grandfather and trainer, who is moving in front of Reed wearing punching mitts. Reed peppers the mitts with a quick left jab and a hard right.
Greg Wright will have his chance to serve as Lowndes County sheriff again after all, if only for a month.
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