CPD will go longer without an assistant chief

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Police Department will go a little longer without an assistant chief after the background check of the latest preferred candidate disqualified him from consideration.

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

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Bruce Hanson stood aside, watching as dozens of Columbus Air Force Base personnel flew through a massive gift-wrapping project with what could only be described as military efficiency. Plastic bags of clothing flew out of boxes and onto folding tables where they were placed in gift boxes. The boxes were wrapped in green or red gift wrap and moved to the side of the room, each according to which school its recipient attends.

Lynn Lane projects aim to improve traffic flow

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The city will soon initiate a pair of improvement projects to intersections on Lynn Lane to help traffic flow.

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

Posted yesterday in Business

Starkville's Cadence Bank main branch building, located at 301 E. Main St., is again listed for sale. The more than 30,000 square-foot building is listed for $2.5 million.



Business brief: Leadership Mississippi graduates |

Building permits 12-13-18 |

Armstrong Middle School Principal Julie Kennedy presents a state mandated success plan to board members on Tuesday afternoon. AMS has been identified as a reason for Targeted Support and improvement for its students with disabilities.

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 |

CMSD combats 'gang' activity on school campuses |

St. Joseph parishioners start petition to block priest reassignment |



4-County Foundation awards $47K in grants to nine area nonprofits |

Italian exchange student adjusts to life in US |

Dem Brown won't run again as Mississippi utility regulator |

Justices reject county's appeal over woman's time in jail |

A Night of Holiday Hope: Community Outreach Office plans Christmas party for 100 needy children |

Partnership opens nominations for annual awards |

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MSU Mailbag: Signing Day, breakout player candidate, Daylight Savings Time take and more |

Mississippi State senior Teaira McCowan (15) has seven double-doubles for the fifth-ranked Bulldogs this season. MSU looks for a 10-0 start Friday night at Southern Mississippi.

Despite offensive success, Schaefer wants more from No. 5 MSU |

Caledonia's Nodine signs with MUW in track and field |

Rivers plays big role for Bulldogs' kick return unit |

Hudspeth leaves MSU for Austin Peay; Hughes returns to Starkville |

Bailey leads The W women; Blue Mountain men edge The W |

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Our View: From a modest start, Happy Irby fund is an example of how we can all help |

Editorial cartoons for 12-13-18 |

Larry Elder: Mueller probe: If convictions equals success, Whitewater was a triumph |

Our View: Labat and Shelton show admirable leadership, cooperation |

Daniel Gardner: We're all in this together |

Editorial cartoon for 12-12-18 |

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Add a savory Tex-Mex spin to the party spread with festive guacamole Christmas trees.

Taking something to the party? |

Pretty holiday cookies that don't taste like cardboard |

Create a bread that's not too sweet, yeasty and a tad boozy |

When it comes to pot roast, keeping it simple is the best |

Rock Sanders: Life in the fast lane |

Area tennis program celebrates refurbished courts |

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AP Interview: Sen. Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs |

Congress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poor |

Police sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves |

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer |

'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison |

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta |

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