Columbus, Brooks collaborate for Crime Prevention Task Force

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus has formally joined forces with Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks on a multi-faceted initiative aimed to prevent crime.

Breaking barriers in the sky: Tuskegee Airmen exhibit visits local middle schools

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Between 20 and 30 students at Columbus Middle School watched as the pilot on the screen before them flew out over the landscape and pointed the nose of his plane toward the sky.

Public housing, commercial development in works for Starkville

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A new development in the works could see new public housing built in Starkville and open up space for more commercial development on Highway 12.

Cooking for TV: Starkville teen's cooking show premieres on MPB May 5

Posted yesterday in Food

Mark Coblentz spent this past Monday afternoon like a lot of high school guys -- at spring football practice. Like plenty of boys, he likes to hunt and hang out with friends. But how many 15-year-olds have their own cooking show on television? Mark does.



Columbus Christian Academy senior Chris Webber signed a National Letter of Intent on Tuesday to run cross country at Mississippi College in Clinton. Webber’s mother, Leslie, and CCA cross country coach Billy Thomas are seated with him.

Columbus Christian's Webber heads to Mississippi College |

New Hope's Jennings chooses EMCC |

Starkville High's Thompson signs with Mississippi College |

Pitching carries MSU past Memphis |

Bulldogs working to keep Abram on the field this fall |

Bulldogs finish fourth at Old Waverly |

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Our View: Sales tax laws put local businesses at disadvantage |

Wyatt Emmerich: Despite pending federal lawsuit, outlook remains bleak for state's mentally ill prisoners |

Editorial cartoon for 4-18-18 |

Our View: Summer work program worthy of public support |

Voice of the people: Marlies Bearden |

Voice of the people: Cameron Triplett |

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Use the best quality ingredients you can find for this Brussels sprouts Caesar salad with only three items.

Brussels sprouts push nutrition in a classic Caesar salad |

Roasted radishes: mellow them into the perfect side dish |

It's National Volunteer Month, and some volunteers just keep 'loving and giving' |

Columbus book signing set for Joe Lee's latest, '40 Days' |

Premier men's choir will present noon concert Tuesday in Columbus |

Starkville Pilot Club plans to make a 'splash' Thursday |

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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92 |

IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues |

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training |

Navy: Training jet flew too low -- for thrills -- before deadly crash |

Starbucks to train workers on 'unconscious bias,' CEO says |

FBI probes Trump lawyer Cohen's personal 'business dealings' |

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