MSU, C Spire launch software development curriculum

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Mississippi State University's Center for Cyber Education has taken its first step in helping move the state toward a K-12 computer science curriculum.

New Trotter event space open for rent

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Walking through the old Regal Cleaners building on Fourth Street North, Trotter Convention Center Director Mike Anderson doted on the changes. New stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. Ceramic tile flooring throughout the facility. Updated restrooms. New tables, chairs and an ice caddy.

Ask Rufus: No. 27 and Mrs. Harris' Pumpkin Pie

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

It is the little twist and turns of history which makes it so interesting to delve into. A week ago I wrote of the search for lost Civil War graves in Columbus' Friendship Cemetery. Surprising as it may seem, that story may be tied to the current fad of pumpkin spice.

Loving Emma Rose: On the path to full potential

Posted yesterday in Community

A child's trip down a schoolyard slide doesn't rank as a milestone for every parent, but for mom Melissa Rushing, it was a "Mount Everest" moment. On Oct. 8, her daughter, 5 1/2-year-old Emma Rose, independently went down a slide, after four years of coaxing.



Governor names 5 to new Mississippi Lottery Corp. board |

Mississippi announces second deer found with fatal disease |

Ole Miss donor's name being removed after racist comment |

City: Don't punish kids over show with police at gunpoint |

Mississippi governor condemns professor's political tweet |

ACT score flat for 2018 Mississippi high school seniors |

Carissa Lee Vaccaro, left, Jordan Cox

CAFB parents jailed for neglect of 7-week-old child |

Renee Sanders named interim executive director for United Way |

Fit for a king: SHS homecoming king faces challenges with a kind heart, positive attitude |

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A pioneer in cancer treatment |



Illinois investigators believe 1976 murder victim may have had Columbus ties |

Photo: 30th annual Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium |

One dead, two hospitalized after Thursday wreck in Hamilton |

US judge extends hold on Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban |

'You wonder how in the world it's going to get fixed': Local utilities workers, firefighters encounter 'overwhelming' damage in Florida panhandle after Hurricane Michael |

Preparing for winter: Local companies push pre-winter heat system checks, weatherization |

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