Articles by Dispatch Editorial Board
On March 20th, Mel Brown passed away in Kitchener, Ontario. He had lived in Canada for several years and was considered the “BB King” of Canada.
Prior to the start of the season, Courtney Gordon believed the University of West Alabama had the potential to have a good softball team.
Gordon must have known something.
West Alabama (27-5) is off to its best start in school history after sweeping a doubleheader at Stillman College, in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers won the opener 18-0 and the nightcap 17-2.
Gordon, a 2005 graduate of New Hope High School, is a senior shortstop for the Lady Tigers who has played an instrumental role in the team’s fast start.
Local residents tonight will have a chance to improve their self-defense techniques while battling cancer.
Lowndes County residents attempting to abuse the system will quickly learn to try their scams elsewhere.
Absentee ballots for the May 5 primary election in Columbus now are available at the city registrar’s office in City Hall, located at 523 Main St.
Thousands of Columbus Light and Water Department customers last week began receiving electrical power from a “new and improved” source, according to CL&W General Manager Todd Gale.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol released new details today about an accident which claimed the lives of two Mississippi State University students.
A young Columbus man had to be airlifted to a Tupelo hospital this morning after a single-car accident.
BROOKHAVEN — Officials at the Mississippi School of the Arts say the recent appearance by junior Jasmine Murray on “American Idol” has raised interest in the school.
JACKSON — The House and Senate still haven’t agreed on a cigarette tax increase as negotiators face a Wednesday deadline to find a compromise or let the bill die.
JACKSON – The House voted today to override Gov. Haley Barbour’s veto of a bill that would restrict government power to force landowners to sell their properties so private industries can locate there. It’s now up to the Senate to decide whether the bill becomes law over Barbour’s objection — and become the first veto override of his five-year tenure as governor.
A teen who lost her life in a car wreck March 15 will be remembered by friends and family during a memorial service at her former school.
Columbus police Sunday apprehended a suspect for shooting into residences.
After a strange whirlwind of international exposure, a Columbus mother and son have inadvertently become international symbols of the loss of American innocence.
Two Mississippi State University students, including a Heritage Academy graduate from Columbus, are dead after a car accident near Carthage in Leake County.
Gov. Haley Barbour has signed into law a ban on traffic cameras used to photograph and ticket people who run red lights.
On behalf of the “Grilling on the River ‘09” committee, staff and volunteers, many heartfelt thanks to all of Columbus, Lowndes County, and the Golden Triangle.
Harvey Myrick, Karen Stanley, Columbus-Lowndes Development Link, Tommy Parker, Sherilyn Richardson, Reed Mackay and the city of Starkville
Columbus resident Bill “Wild Bill” Gordon and Vernon, Ala., resident Carson “Chito” Chiquito may not be able to stomach the sight of a freshly cooked biscuit for several months, the two admitted Saturday afternoon.
A Saturday morning wreck on Highway 45 South left one Columbus man dead and another two in the hospital, according to a report released by Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant.