Work will soon begin to repair two Oktibbeha County bridges that have been closed since late 2018. Supervisors approved bids, totaling about $320,000, to repair bridges on Mt. Olive and Self Creek roads.
Authorities have confirmed a Jan. 4 shooting on the Mississippi University for Women campus was intentionally self-inflicted, according to information the university released this morning.
An Oktibbeha County man has been arrested for the murder of three people in Artesia Tuesday afternoon.
Sitting in the front yard of her Artesia home Wednesday, Latecia Shelton was keeping one eye on her two of her three children as they drove a toy truck around the yard. Just down the street from her residence, crime scene tape still fluttered in the wind where it was blocking off 23 Mobile Dr. -- the scene of a grisly triple murder the day before.
When Taquanda Walker Turner started volunteering, she always had her children by her side. This Monday at 9 a.m., Turner will have her two sons, Tyzir and Tristen Turner, and daughter, Taraya Walker, helping load teachers' vehicles with school supplies.
After nine months of extensive renovations, a new coffee house served its first cup of coffee on Monday in the old Pizza Hut building on Highway 45.
A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech.
A suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State militants killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians, in northern Syria on Wednesday, just a month after President Donald Trump declared that IS had been defeated and he was pulling out U.S. forces.
TSA officials say the rate of airport screeners missing work during the partial government shutdown has stabilized just days before a three-day holiday weekend that is likely to bring bigger airport crowds.
Sears will live on -- at least for now.
Danielle Price was asked to do something Tuesday evening she never dreamed she would have to, but it was a task that will haunt her the rest of her life. The Artesia resident, along with her mother, identified the body of her cousin, Mauricio Lamarcus Nance, one of three men found dead from apparent gunshots in a mobile home in the small Lowndes County town.
Steffen Weyer visited America for the first time Tuesday afternoon, receiving his visa just last Thursday. Weyer, a journalist in Germany for dpa-AFX, toured the Columbus Airbus facility as a part of the North American Airbus Tour. He was one of more than 30 European journalists and Airbus representatives worldwide who visited the facility.
When the two firms who managed Lowndes County's hospital trust fund portfolio provided their year-end reports to County Administrator Ralph Billingsley, the information confirmed what Billingsley already knew: For the first time in the five-year history of the investment program, the county will have no dividends to pull from the account.
The city of Starkville is moving through the early stages of two infrastructure projects that should further the city's ongoing efforts to improve pedestrian accessibility options.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony will present its Our America concert Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Hall on the campus of Mississippi State University.
With rural residents facing few choices for high speed internet, Mississippi lawmakers pushed ahead Tuesday with a measure that would allow the state's electric cooperatives to offer the service.
A second man has been charged with killing a Mississippi pastor who was unlocking his small church Sunday morning.
1. Suspect charged with capital murder for Artesia killings COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Triple homicide shocks Artesia COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Three dead in Artesia shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MUW confirms on-campus shooting was self-inflicted COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY