The journey of meth from Mexico to the Magnolia State

Posted yesterday in State

When narcotics agents in the Golden Triangle arrest a drug addict with several grams of ice methamphetamines, they're seeing the small-town result of a global industry dedicated to manufacturing and selling what is quickly becoming Mississippi's drug of choice.


One killed, one severely injured in house fire

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

One person has died and another airlifted out of Columbus for medical treatment after a fire destroyed a mobile home on the 2600 block of Seventh Avenue North Friday night.


Former CIA operative urges citizen engagement

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Former Central Intelligence Agency officer and author Valerie Plame highlighted the Welty Gala at Mississippi University for Women Friday night, where she pressed on gala attendees the importance of staying engaged in national conversations and challenging the government.

Performance brings Newton's laws to life for students

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

When Armstrong Middle School Principal Tim Bourne offered eighth grader Tyquerius Doss an opportunity to stick to a wall in a Velcro suit, he didn't know quite to make of it at first.







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