North Mississippi hospitals and health care providers will not be “left out of the mix” in future federal health care reform talks, according to First District U.S. Rep. Travis Childers.
Despite fuzzy reception of classical music on 89.9 FM, the Golden Triangle’s Mississippi Public Broadcasting station, on Tuesday, the Rotary Club of Columbus heard Marie Antoon, MPB’s executive director, loud and clear.
One man was arrested and another is being sought by police after an early morning Saturday wreck sent three people to the hospital, according to reports released Tuesday by the Columbus Police Department.
The following cases were processed during the current term of the 16th Circuit Court in Lowndes County:
n Richard Foss, of 30154 Seymore Road in Nettleton, pleaded guilty to one count of perjury. He was sentenced to two years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections and five years of post-release supervision.
n Karen Wilde
The Frank Phillips YMCA Saturday presents “Healthy Kids Day,” sponsored by the Columbus Kiwanis Club. From 9 a.m. until noon, the downtown YMCA will present the nation’s largest health day for children and families, featuring activities to promote wellness and healthy living.
More than a dozen community members and leaders gathered Friday at Columbus’ Main Street office for the beginning phase of a September design charrette, an intensive planning session usually involving citizens, designers and others who collaborate on development of a vision, mission or goal.
‘When you lose a friend, it’s really hard’: For William Roberts, Memorial Day holds special significance
Memorial Day holds a special significance for Columbus resident William Roberts.
Roberts, who served as a helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War for 18 months in 1968 and 1969 with the Army’s 4th Infantry Division, takes time each Memorial Day to remember his fallen friends and his family’s lengthy military history.
The following is the memo written by Patricia Montague, a park ranger at the Vicksburg National Military park, to Columbus Police Chief Joseph St. John, concerning the four police officers recently put on suspension for their behavior at the park on May 5.
Stacy Hester is confused.
For 18 years as New Hope High School baseball coach, Hester has tried to run a program based on respect, discipline, and accountability.
Although it is still “getting off the ground,” the Columbus Drug Court has been making a significant positive impact in the lives of several area drug offenders, according to court officials.
Dispatch offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day, but the circulation department will take customer service phone calls from 7-10 a.m.
Three people were transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries early Saturday morning after a two-car wreck in downtown Columbus.
A Columbus reserve police officer was fired Wednesday after he was arrested in Oktibbeha County on statutory rape charges.
The body of a teenager missing since May 15 was recovered around 7:30 this morning, Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley confirmed. The body was discovered around 6:41 a.m.
Construction work is proceeding on the Columbus Middle School, which is scheduled to open in August 2010.
A 44-year-old Itawamba County Dive Team member lost his life Wednesday during the search for a missing 15-year-old in the Buttahatchie River in Monroe County.
‘It’s all about the children’: Franklin Academy wellness teacher given award for going ‘above and beyond’ to serve students
In receiving the Columbus Municipal School District’s Star Catcher award Wednesday, Terrie Gooch was caught by surprise.
Columbus voters casting absentee ballots for the June 2 municipal general election now may vote or pick up ballots at the city’s registrar office.
Upon first glance, Columbus and Guntersville, Ala., may seem to have little in common.
But upon further examination, the pair of cities may appear similar in many aspects, said Melissa Cook, vice president of the Chamber division of the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link.
The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: