"A junior college lifer." East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens does not know when or where the term originated. However, he does know his comfort level with the accolade.
Columbus councilmen and department heads got a wake-up call last week when they saw firsthand the severity of some drainage deficiencies in their own back yard.
For generations, children have cautiously guarded their behavior at Christmastime, careful not to end up on Santa's "naughty list." For 24 days, parents warn children to behave, noting that Santa is always watching. However, in recent years, Santa has gotten new little helpers to watch over boys and girls. The help comes in the form of elves who sit on a shelf.
Two Starkville Electric Department employees are recovering after a severe electrical accident Friday morning, SED General Manager Terry Kemp said Saturday.
A few years ago, Doug Browning was casually flipping through channels and came across David Phelps. "I hear this voice, and I just back up and watch. I was riveted in my living room!" said the Columbus First United Methodist Church music director. Although no one could have foreseen it then, Browning's discovery planted the seed that will bring the Grammy and Dove Award-winning artist to the Golden Triangle Dec. 21 at Rent Auditorium.
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