Testing the water: CHS 'SMART Kids' use grant to build STEM skills

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Each Monday right after school, five students file into Deborah Pounders' biology classroom at Columbus High School for a special project they've been working on since August.

Police searching for suspect in death of Starkville woman

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Jackson police are searching for a suspect in what they believe was a homicide of a woman from Starkville last week.


White: Mississippi Justice Institute fights for fairness

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Shadrack White says his work with the Mississippi Justice Institute is about fighting to protect the rights of others.

Story of Columbus teen on death row airs on Headline News

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A Columbus woman who made national headlines in the 1990s after being exonerated for murder had her story told on CNN's Headline News channel Sunday.



Caledonia High Schoolís Cade Stacy threw a five-inning no-hitter against Yazoo City on Friday in the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities  Association Class 4A State tournament. He walked one and struck out 13.

Stacy staying in control for Caledonia |

Berry leads West Point to playoff series victory |

Oregon's Sanders taken in NPF draft |

Starkville High's Covington signs with East Central C.C. |

Mississippi State will take on No. 5 Ole Miss for Governor's Cup |

France offers strong relief outing as part of MSU's sweep |

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Voice of the people: Quinn Brislin |

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Bernard Goldberg: Our PC culture just got even more ridiculous |

Possumhaw: The only good snake |

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Beth Jeffers, foreground, and Amy Ellis make sure clothing is tidily displayed Wednesday at The Father's Closet, a clothing ministry underway at First United Methodist Church in downtown Columbus. Jeffers and Ellis are members of the Hands and Feet Sunday School Class, which brought the idea to the larger congregation. Anyone in need of clothing may contact a United Way agency such as Helping Hands or Salvation Army for a referral. All clothing is free.

The Father's Closet: Many hands, feet and hearts turned an idea into a full-fledged clothing ministry |

There's really no 'Jane' in Sugarcane Jane - just good music |

Tollison named interim provost, vice president for academic affairs |

Richardson to step down, continue long-term research |

Wednesday events will raise awareness about sexual assault |

Out There for the week of April 22, 2018 |

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Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing |

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt |

Commission begins probe into Florida high school massacre |

Gun reform hard sell in rural Kentucky after school shooting |

Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: 'It was life or death' |

Waffle House suspect still being sought; Nashville residents on alert |

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