Kelley named municipal judge

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville aldermen have named Brian Kelley the city's new municipal judge.

Christmas Co-op offers second wave of support to needy families

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Lanisha Shields lost her job in early October. Shields had worked at the Toyota plant in Blue Springs. She has three children, and as the holiday season approached, she worried about how she'd get them gifts for Christmas, with rent and utility bills still to pay.

Without a hitch: High schoolers build Rube Goldberg machines for annual competition

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

For the past three weeks, Starkville High School junior James Fairley's ping pong table at home was covered with marble tracks, books, boxes and a remote-control airplane.

City still accepting applications for planning commissioner

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

The city of Columbus is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Planning Commission. Earlier this month, the city council reappointed longtime member Annette Savors and appointed new member Melissa Smith to the commission, leaving it with one remaining open spot.



David Phillips

IP awards $95K in grants to local schools, nonprofits |

Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency |

Paralyzed teen gets 5 years in shooting death of his friend |

CPD will go longer without an assistant chief |

From the tip jar to a total community effort: Happy Irby Christmas Fund to serve 350 children in its 60th year |

Fire rating could reduce home insurance rates |

Business Moves with Mary: Cadence Bank building in Starkville listed for sale again |

Lynn Lane projects aim to improve traffic flow |

Business brief: Leadership Mississippi graduates |

Building permits 12-13-18 |



State tells AMS to improve writing scores for SPED students |

Eight apply for open municipal judge seat in Starkville |

As anchor tenants depart, a Starkville shopping center sees opportunity |

Columbus turns to consultant for leadership building |

Sentencing reforms get powerful backer in Mississippi |

Survey: Mississippi jail inmates fall, but many stay long |

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