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A long, unexpected journey to citizenship: Caledonia grad fights deportation, connects years later with South Korean siblings

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

In 2000, Richi James Lesley was enrolled in his final year at Mississippi State University when he learned something about himself that changed his life.


For the love of music: Sunstroke House concerts draw musicians from across the U.S.

Posted 7/20/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Four years ago, Columbus resident and music fanatic Jami Nettles left the continent to see her favorite band.


Combating the blood shortage: Blood drives see 30 percent fewer donors in summer

Posted 7/18/2018 in Area

Despite Mississippi Blood Services hosting five to 10 drives a day, the center's blood banks are in short supply.


Stormy Monday to perform Thursday at Columbus' 11th annual Sounds of Summer

Posted 7/11/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Last fall, members of Starkville-based blues band Stormy Monday left a gig mad at their performance -- not because they hadn't pleased the crowd but because they knew they could do better.


Oktibbeha residents plead with supervisors for Longview Road paving

In Oktibbeha County, just southwest of Starkville, sits a "dusty, dirty road."


Camp Jigsaw offers enriching experience for kids with autism

Posted 6/29/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

For the past 11 years, Mississippi State Professor Sandy Devlin has raised thousands of dollars to put on a summer camp.


Community-minded, charity-focused: Zachary's, other restaurants find ways to give back

Posted 6/28/2018 in Area

When owner Doug Pellum opened Zachary's restaurant in 2001, he wanted to create the kind of space he'd like to visit -- a community-oriented dive bar with great food and a lively atmosphere.


Noxubee County man shot outside nightclub

Posted 6/25/2018 in Area

A Noxubee County man died over the weekend after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.


New band, old tricks: Big Hoss and the Little Joes to perform Thursday at Sounds of Summer

Posted 6/20/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Though Big Hoss and the Little Joes may be less than a year old, the band's five members are no strangers to Columbus' music scene.


'This is a place for miracles': Church formerly on the brink of condemnation celebrates fresh start

Posted 6/16/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville pastor Mary Carr had been preaching at Antioch Baptist Church for 13 years last November when she learned her church home would face condemnation if the building didn't receive repairs.


Starkville may soon begin accepting bids for infrastructure project

Posted 6/16/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The Starkville Board of Aldermen confirmed in a Friday work session at city hall it will vote at its next board meeting on whether to begin accepting proposals from contractors for replacing water and sewer infrastructure in Starkville's Pleasant Acres neighborhood.


'Hooked on books': Summer reading programs combat illiteracy locally

Posted 6/12/2018 in Area

In a state where illiteracy rates top the national average, local libraries have implemented summer programs to get Mississippi's youngest reading.


Gathering place: 'This is a farmers market town'

Posted 6/9/2018 in Area

Marvin "M.C." Ellis, 82, has been growing food most of his life. In 1997, he decided to make a business of it at the Columbus farmers market.


Public palette: Mural adds 'life and energy' to warehouse site

Posted 6/7/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Along nearly 200 feet of brick backdrop on Waterworks Road in Columbus sits a hidden gem -- a whimsically designed black and white mural adding "a touch of something fun" to a warehouse-spotted property.


Two charged with felony burglary of storage units

Posted 1/24/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two Lowndes County residents face felony charges after breaking into American Mini Storage units Sunday on Cal Kolola Road in Caledonia.


Robotics is a 'learning process'

Posted 1/22/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Arianna and Trinity Rosales stood at the ready Saturday, controllers in hand and waiting for their match to begin.


Fire destroys Artesia home

Posted 1/19/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A morning fire Thursday destroyed a house at 20 Ellis Loop in Artesia. None of the house's six residents are injured, as no one was home when the fire started.


CMSD board chooses superintendent search firm

Posted 1/18/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to hire the Clinton-based Mississippi School Boards Association to conduct the district's next superintendent search.


Roundabout, crosswalk concept proposed for Main St. intersection

Posted 1/18/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The city has adopted a modified plan for downtown improvements to pedestrian accessibility and traffic flow.


Painting the town: Thirty-eight and counting -- barn quilts decorate Lowndes County

Posted 1/13/2018 in Community

Drive down rural roads just over a year from now, and you may pass more than a hundred four-by-four-foot wood pallets covered in hues of reds, blues, oranges, purples and greens mounted on churches, barns and fences across Lowndes County.



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