Armyworms ravaging yards, pastures

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

A severe outbreak of fall armyworms is wreaking havoc in yards and fields across Mississippi.

Lowndes County jail administrator talks contraband

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Michael Williams was charged with possessing a controlled substance last week, he was already at the jail. He was arrested for having methamphetamine in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center, a crime that carries a felony charge whether possessing the controlled substance outside the jail is a felony or not.

Oktibbeha Co. Lake repair bids come in under July estimate

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Supervisors received bids from seven companies Thursday competing to handle approximately 800 feet of slope repairs at Oktibbeha County Lake, and all seven bids came in under a July estimate forecasting costs at about $1.5 million.

Gosney talks Air Force base goals

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

With a month of command of the 14th Flying Training Wing under his belt, Col. Douglas "Gos" Gosney met with the Base Community Council to lay out some goals for his time at Columbus Air Force Base.







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