Articles by Jason Browne
More than 200 citizens gathered at the Lowndes County courthouse Tuesday evening in a show of solidarity against the policies of President Barack Obama during a Columbus Tea Party rally.
WEST POINT — The Oak Hill Academy football team held its own against Leake Academy on Friday night, trailing by 12 points at halftime.
But the Rebels exploded in the third quarter to quell any thoughts of a Raider comeback and went on to a 38-7 victory.
“We came out and played with a sense of urgency,” said Leake Academy coach Billy Pickens, who felt his team was satisfied with a two-touchdown lead. “That’s what we talked about at halftime, coming out with urgency and the impact play.”
Speaking at Mississippi University for Women’s Carrier Chapel on a day that would be capped by “An Evening with Olympia Dukakis,” the Academy Award-winning actress lauded for her performances of Tennessee Williams’ leading female roles, two preeminent students of Williams’ work shared their musings on the legendary Southern playwright.
The Lowndes County United Way is off and running on its 2010 campaign after giving volunteers a chance to see how important their contributions are Thursday.
To look at the Wall family home on Griffin Road in Columbus, you would never know it was made out of styrofoam.
Just because Lowndes County has donated less money to the local chapter of the United Way this year, doesn’t mean people don’t care.
The Columbus-Lowndes E-911 Commission will have a new chairperson in 2010.
Current Chairwoman Beverly Broocks announced her resignation Tuesday during the commission’s monthly meeting.
WEST POINT — Any thoughts the Oak Hill Academy football team might have had about exploiting the one team they beat last year disappeared in the first 10 minutes of Friday night.
The Indianola Academy Colonels used a blocked punt by Dalton Deloach in the Raiders’ end zone as a spark and went on to a 28-6 victory.