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Supes agree to match grant for Riverwalk connector
Lowndes County supervisors voted Friday to match $25,000 to an additional $100,000 from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks for additional walking trails connecting the Columbus Soccer Complex to the Riverwalk.
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Pilgrimage in Bloom: The Hills show how their garden grows
Dr. Ryan and Bonnie Hill, pictured Tuesday with their sons Riley, 5, and 4-month-old Rhodes in the garden of Colonnade, are getting ready for Pilgrimage.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Mill project ground-breaking set for Thursday
Local, state and university representatives will break ground for the Mill at MSU development project 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cooley Building, officials have confirmed.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Columbus Marina gears up for busy season
House boat owner Benjamin Lafoon tidies up the front deck of his boat at Columbus Marina on Thursday afternoon.
Sunday program explores Creek Indian War
When most people think of wars fought in this area of Mississippi, they immediately think of the Civil War in the early 1860s.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Browning on Business: Historic Columbus business facing tough time
If no buyer steps forward to purchase Sanderson Plumbing Products by the end of April the Columbus business will shutdown.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Our View: Right question. Wrong week.
Tuesday, a week after Columbus mayor Robert Smith was the guest speaker at the Columbus Rotary Club, a Rotarian asked the guest speaker how he could exert his influence on the Columbus Municipal School Board in an effort to reverse recent decline.
Mayor responds to critical editorial
I feel compelled to write a letter in answer to The Dispatch's "Our View" piece from March 7, 2014, titled "City's policies are an insult to the people."
Senate signs off changes to school merger bill
State senators passed an amended version of HB 833, one piece of Starkville-Oktibbeha County school consolidation legislation working its way through the Legislature, Tuesday that explicitly outlines Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley's influence in 2015's state-mandated merger.
New firing range expected in October
A new firing range for local law enforcement agencies and Columbus Air Force Base personnel is expected to be completed in October.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Starkville man dies in Hwy. 45 crash
A one-vehicle wreck this morning on Highway 45 North in Columbus has claimed the life of a Starkville man.
Our View: Crawfish shortage a depressing reality
Normally by this time of year, the handful of places in the Golden Triangle that annually serve up boiled crawfish are in full operation.
Feeney collection of art works on display at MUW
It could illustrate the history of Mississippi University for Women's art department and the community of visionaries who grew it during his 37-year tenure as a full-time instructor.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Starkville cemetery may find place on register
State officials this month will consider nominating a cemetery in Starkville for a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Island Of St. Matthews
This new feature film from the remarkably prolific Kevin Jerome Everson, one of the most interesting and original voices in contemporary experimental cinema, is a richly evocative and open-ended work, and a beautiful example of Everson's unique approach to the experimental documentary form.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Roses and thorns: 3/9/14
A thorn to Travis Jones, federal programs director for the city of Columbus, for again failing to properly prepare a grant application that cost three low-income applicants a chance to obtain federal grant money to make repairs to their homes.
Charity Ball Court to be presented April 5
Members of the 64th annual Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball Court to be presented April 5 include, seated, Mary Paige Pilkinton, left, and Eason Mackenzie Black.
An artistic life: A retrospective and new endowment fund celebrate a life well-lived
Mississippi University for Women Professor Emeritus of Art Larry Feeney is pictured in the MUW art department with a few of his works to be included in "Illuminated Memory," a retrospective of Feeney's career.
Percussion ensemble releases debut CD
Members of the Mississippi State University Percussion Ensemble pictured are, front row, from left, Derrick Jones, Garrett Gibson, Blake Patterson and Steven Culpepper.