Big T stands apart: Bulldog center Teaira McCowan will play her final home game tonight

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

Midway through the second quarter Friday night, Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State's 6-foot-7 center, got the ball about 20 feet from the basket, turned and fired the first three-point shot of her 146-game career at Mississippi State. The shot clanged off the basket. The crowd roared with approval anyway.

Union Academy to open doors to students next year

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Cindy Lawrence walked through the doors of Union Academy and for a moment, she was taken back to 1966. That year, Lawrence started her education as a first grade student in the now closed down school. "It brought back so many memories," Lawrence said. "I knew where all my classrooms were. Everything just about looked the exact same."

Future of county school campuses unclear

Posted yesterday in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Nearly a week after supervisors voted to have Board Attorney Rob Roberson draft a contract for the potential acquisition of three former Oktibbeha County School District campuses, it remains unclear what such an arrangement might look like.

Tradition and transition: Columbus Pilgrimage signals a farewell, and a welcome

Posted yesterday in Community

Change tends to come slowly to a venerable 79-year tradition like the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage. But, as with all things, change does come with the passage of time. This year's annual Pilgrimage marks an exit, and an entrance -- a farewell to the tour by one homeowner family, and the beginning of another family's antebellum journey.



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Ole Miss leader agrees Confederate statue should be moved |

Mississippi Senate OKs bid for constitutional convention |

Carlos Moore, an attorney with The Cochran Firm, speaks about the murder of Clay County Jail inmate Dale O'Neal in front of Clay County Courthouse Thursday afternoon. O'Neal was murdered by another inmate, and his family hired Moore to investigate the death. Moore said he has filed a public records request with Clay County asking for records pertaining to O'Neal's death and the jail's policies and procedures.

Family of murdered inmate asks for jail records |

'A nice problem to have': MSU fans grapple with how to enjoy three major sporting events today |

LCF Challenge Grant offers $30K pool for task forces |

Longtime volunteer firefighter recognized for his service |

Two arrested in Tuesday shooting |

Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion law |



Jury awards $250K to Mississippi woman jailed without seeing a judge |

Report: City out of cash by October |

Civil service commission upholds Adams' termination |

Fire station construction to resume within 2 weeks |

Auditor: Starkville has clean FY 18 audit |

Business Moves with Mary: Two new restaurants open in Starkville |

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