Some people leave home and become famous. Dennis Bailey, better known simply as "Cookie," became a local celebrity mainly sticking around.
An early-morning shooting incident Saturday sent one person to a hospital with a gunshot wound in the ankle.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in April found that suicides across the U.S. have risen since 1999. That trend seems to hold true for Mississippi, too.
A couple of days ago I was trying to decide what to write about in today's column when I received an email from Peter Imes asking if I had seen the new book on the Geology of Mississippi.
Encourager, inspiring, joyful, dedicated, kind. These are all words used by friends and fellow educators to describe the late Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner.
1. Habitat for Humanity provides home for beloved CHS manager COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Two arrested for Walgreens burglary COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Shots fired at Columbus Sprint Mart COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. MSU pushes fundraising goal to $1B STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY