Lime scooters becoming headache for MSU

Posted 2/16/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Lime's presence continues to grow in Starkville and a recent pilot program rollout of the company's electronic scooters has created some headaches for Mississippi State University officials.

Ask Rufus: The Passing of the Tombigbee Steamboats

Posted 2/16/2019 in Local Columns

The first steamboat arrived at Columbus in 1823. For almost 100 years they were the principal means of shipping and passenger service along the Upper Tombigbee River.

Threads through time: A discovery of old letters links families, preserves county history

Posted 2/16/2019 in Community

Lynne Rosamond carefully unfolds a letter from another century. The handwriting is small and close, the paper fragile with age. Not unexpected in correspondence penned 170 years ago. It is one of several letters from the mid-1800s discovered in family memorabilia at Franklin Square, the circa 1835 home of Lilla Pratt Rosamond until her passing in 2009.



Judge: Mississippi suit to cover all who lost voting rights |

Mississippi ACLU director runs for attorney general as Dem |

Forrest County jail agrees inmates can receive nonreligious books |

Shipyard doesn't meet investment target, incentive deal ends |

From left, Columbus Chief Operations Officer David Armstrong, Police Chief Fred Shelton and Mayor Robert Smith prepare to mail copies of the amended one-percent tax resolution to lawmakers in Jackson. The city council amended the resolution during a special-call meeting Thursday.

Street work no longer part of 1-percent tax request |

Sen. Younger: Proposed pay raise for teachers should be higher |

Walters out of jail on bond |

Harrison joins District 2 supervisor race |

Arrest report for 2-15-19 |

Mississippi Senate to keep private school money through 2024 |



Longest-serving Mississippi lawmaker not seeking new term |

Weather, possibly budget delaying Partnership School |

Business Moves with Mary: Georgia Blue restaurant, bakery coming to Starkville |

MSUPD seeking three men in burglary case |

Starkville to hold public hearings for hunting ordinance change |

Mississippi advances ban on abortion after fetal heartbeat |

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