Recently, a man released from a Columbus behavioral health clinic became so upset outside the facility that police were called to the scene.
Chief Fred Shelton did not give too many details about the man to protect his privacy, but said he was screaming and throwing things. It was the sort of situation where police may have simply arrested the man for disorderly conduct.
Even in the grip of frigid temperatures, Mississippians know spring will eventually begin to tease and tempt.
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He’s 21 years old. He has a high school education and a higher-than-average ACT score. He’s just been handed 75 pounds worth of weights and is told to climb a stairclimber with them on his back for three minutes and 20 seconds.
Kirk Gayle said everywhere he goes in Columbus, he sees death.
About 1,000 people — primarily educators and staff from Lowndes County School District and Mississippi University for Women — were silent as they watched what appeared to be surveillance footage of two teenage boys armed with long guns stalking the hallways of a school.
Audible gasps filled the conference room at the Starkville Hilton Garden Inn as pictures of a bruised child flashed onto a projector screen.
John Almond knows of a police officer who, on his first day of work, was the first to respond to the scene of an 11-year-old who was accidentally shot.
By 10 a.m. Thursday, the weather was almost perfect – a cool, clear sunny day with just a mild breeze.
Everyone agreed: It was a wonderful day for a house fire.
When tornadoes hit East Columbus and New Hope in 2014, roughly 50 volunteers from the southeast United States and Golden Triangle regions swarmed to Columbus to remove debris and clean up homes.
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Rule number one: Everybody lies.