Resident Education preps for students’ return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Resident Education staff assembled 4,800 PPE bags for MSU campus residents and distributed them to residence halls on campus on Wednesday. Students will begin moving in on Friday.
Starkville Academy girls soccer loses 0-8 to Hartfield Academy
Starkville Academy girls soccer lost 0-8 to Hartfield Academy on Tuesday at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Kids entertain themselves while their parents set up their classrooms at Oak Hill Academy
A group of kids entertained themselves while their parents and grandparents, all faculty at Oak Hill Academy, set up their classrooms for the upcoming school year on July 29 in West Point. The kids launched Styrofoam airplanes into the sky and played on t
Community faith leaders urge Sanders to resign during Supes meeting
Rev. Ron Houston and several other community faith leaders asked District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders to resign at the supervisors meeting on Monday at the Lowndes County Courthouse in Columbus.
Lady Patriots take down the Raiders in softball
The Heritage Academy Lady Patriots beat the Oak Hill Academy Raiders 26-16 on Monday at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.
More than just a summer camp
Ms. Smith’s Academic Summer Camp helps kids get ahead in school but also teaches them leadership skills and provides a sense of community and a place where kids feel they belong.
Oak Hill Academy expands gardens around campus
Oak Hill Academy will be expanding its gardening program for students after receiving a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation.
NAACP organizes protest to demand Sanders’ resignation
About 60 people marched through downtown Columbus to continue to demand Lowndes County District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders’ resignation in response to racist remarks he made about African Americans on June 15.
Pickens Academy football hopes to ‘come out a lot stronger’
The Pickens Academy football team is preparing for the season with summer workouts. As a precaution due to COVID-19, players wear masks inside the weight room and disinfect equipment between each use.
Justin Martin continues family legacy at Columbus Fire and Rescue
Justin Martin grew up hanging out in Fire Station 1 in Columbus while his mother worked as the dispatcher. Now, he works there as a firefighter and brings his own children from time to time.
Restaurants learn to operate under a new normal
The Veranda in Starkville and Skeet’s Hotdogs in Columbus have adapted their operations to function amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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