This week, two students from the Mississippi School for Math and Science read poems they wrote on "Rural Voices Radio," a Mississippi Public Broadcasting program.
Going "all out" in pads is a thing of the past for Hearne Foster.
Runners and walkers alike can come out to the Columbus Soccer Complex at 7:30 a.m. Saturday for Christopher's Hope 5K, a run in honor of suicide victims.
Councilman Marty Turner says he's repaid the city of Columbus approximately $1,200 in travel expenses after the city council took the matter up in executive session Tuesday.
The Caledonia Board of Alderman met Tuesday to conduct general business and finalize plans for Caledonia Days next month.
Lowndes County has been awarded a $350,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to improve its sewer system, Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker announced this week.
The Mississippi University for Women unveiled its new crisis management application Wednesday.
The final stretch of Highway 45 being transformed to four-lanes in Lowndes County will open today.
Lowndes County Administrator Ralph Billingsley appeared before the county school board Tuesday and said if the school district does not decrease its budget request for this school year then taxes for county residents may increase.
Gloria Wilkson was less than pleased with the Columbus City Council's unanimous decision Tuesday to impose hour limitations on certain convenience stores.
About two years ago, the "Travel" section of The New York Times included a list of things to see in Hawaii. One recommendation was "the U.S.S. Missouri, an American battleship." The wording implied there's nothing special about a battleship today and nothing unusual about the Missouri.
At 7 a.m. Thursday, Lowndes County will conduct its Annual Disaster Preparedness Drill.
Clay Williamson was in a jovial mood when he boarded the bus.
A proposed ordinance the Columbus City Council is slated to consider today could lead to early closing times for convenience stores in or near residential areas.
Even at age 77, almost 50 years after receiving his medical degree, there are no obvious indications that Dr. Robert L. Howland should be stepping down.
A mother and daughter shot and killed the daughter's husband, burned his body in a barrel and spread his remains throughout the yard of their New Hope home in late June -- this according to affidavits from the case obtained in Lowndes County Justice Court by The Dispatch.
When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, it sent residents of New Orleans and the Mississippi coast scattering.
This story is about a stray dog that with the help of a handful of unknown people roamed a rural area of Columbus for months, always staying one step ahead of animal control officers, until Friday, when it stepped into a trap and began a journey toward a place far away from the Golden Triangle.
Ten years ago, on Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, struck the Gulf Coast.
1. Photo of responding MSU officer goes viral STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. City to limit hours for some stores COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Former MSU student's attorney speaks out STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Wynn calls for school board head to resign STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY