Civil rights activists remember Selma, 50 years later

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

Fifty years ago this month, a group of Civil Rights demonstrators, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., marched from Selma, Alabama, to the state capitol of Montgomery to demand African Americans have the right to vote.

Local homeless coalition continues push

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Golden Triangle Regional Homeless Coalition has reached a significant milestone in its mission to establish the area's only homeless shelter.

$6M bond bill would fund new MHP substation

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A bill working its way through the Mississippi Legislature would, if approved and signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, provide funding for a new Miss. Highway Patrol Troop G headquarters in Oktibbeha County.

Our View: Does Selma still matter? Non-voters say no

Posted earlier today in Dispatch Editorials

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the first Selma to Montgomery march, and thousands of people are expected to descend on the small town located on the banks of the Alabama River to mark one of the most powerful moments of the Civil Rights movement.




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MSU baseball welcomes San Diego for three-game series |

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Starkville boys pack state championship dreams for Jackson |

MSU softball knocks off Kennesaw State in mid-week action |

Richardson looks to regain form at conference tournament |

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Leonard Pitts: Injustice is resilient, but so are defenders of freedom |

Our View: Time to set the Legislature straight on open meetings |

Voice of the people: Lori LeVar Pierce |

Voice of the people: Elaine Hegwood |

Local voices: Remembering Ed Phillips |

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Columbus food guru Anne Freeze talks soup to help ward off the chill headed our way. She shares two recipes, one for a red beans and sausage soup similar to that pictured above.

A bowl of hugs: Anne Freeze has soups to get us through the last of winter |

A delicious lemon-pepper pork that should have been chicken |

An overnight oat pudding that makes a healthy breakfast easy |

'Our town ... where the 'value above all price' is in the smallest events of daily life' |

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Major survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage |

Knifed US ambassador to Seoul in pain as officials investigate |

In this Wednesday photo, Sgt. Rich Mills carries an injured female dog that was left tied to a railroad track in Sulfur Springs, Fla.

Dog stable after being shot, tied to Florida train tracks |

50th anniversary of Selma march rekindles Ferguson comparisons |

Philadelphia officer shot dead while trying to stop robbery |

Experts: Ferguson must move quickly to rebuild public trust |

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