'Living their best lives': Gautreau boys, with Darth Vader toy in-hand, happily add to State's luck in Omaha

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

It started as a ploy from Tom Gautreau. Serving as an affront in the Starkville Regional to Central Michigan's dugout antics -- which included a Yoda mask -- the uncle of MSU assistant baseball coach Jake Gautreau decided to bring the Bulldogs their own Star Wars themed prop.

Hicks stepping down as CVB board chairman

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Longtime Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau trustee DeWitt Hicks is stepping down as board chairman at the end of this month.

Author, advocate recounts getting through school with learning disability

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

LaDerick Horne was born with a learning disability. Delivering a keynote address Monday to the Innovative Institute -- a conference for educators Mississippi State University's Research and Curriculum Unit hosted at The Mill at MSU -- the author and poet said the disability greatly impacted his course in life. But, he said, his condition wasn't immediately apparent.

Recovery House, CCS merger leads to more services for patients

Posted yesterday in Area

Women seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction through Recovery House in Lowndes County now have immediate access to additional services since Community Counseling Services acquired the program in January.





Top Things to do in the Golden Triangle




MSU Sports Blog


Rob Hardy on Books


High School Sports Blog


Want to blog on



Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email