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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.
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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.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Lawyers' Row not what it used to be
Hector Olvera and Charles Schippel, with GoBox, work to clear some bricks at Will Cooper's new law office on Main Street.
Imagination Library begins in Columbus
That is the ultimate goal of Lowndes County Imagination Library, a non-profit effort The Dispatch launched last week in partnership with the Columbus Arts Council.
Atlanta playwright's 'No More Strength' to play in Columbus
Mina Smith's five-act play, "No More Strength," comes to Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium Saturday, March 15. Show time is 6 p.m. Smith, of Atlanta, is a wife, mother, author, playwright, director and business owner.
Ask Rufus: Stand Fast Mississippians
After Col./Gen. Christopher Mott's death during the Civil War, his widow was given the Mexican War flag of the 1st Mississippi Riflemen.
Sanderson Plumbing seeks buyer
A Columbus company that is more than 100 years old and employs more than 250 people has sought assistance from an investment banking firm to sell its business.
Community Calendar for the week of March 9, 2014
Book signing -- Visiting novelist and attorney Paula Winchester Rank will read from her novel, "The Best Interest of the Child," and sign copies at Watermelon Cottage, 410 Third St. S., in Columbus, from 4:30-7 p.m. The book, a light-hearted, fast-paced, legal action adventure is available for $10.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Columbus man accused of molestation
A judge Thursday ordered a Columbus man to no be around females under the age of 18 after the man was arrested and charged with molestation of a child.
Altar Builders conference tonight through Sunday highlights urban evangelism
The Altar Builders 2014 conference, addressing urban evangelism, mission outreach and prayer, begins tonight at Living Church Ministries, 401 Omega St., and continues through Sunday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
With city's error, no grant for low income homeowners
For the second time in less than six months, the city of Columbus is not eligible for a state grant because of errors on its part.
Browning on Business: RadioShack mum on which stores it will close
The struggling Texas-based electronic retail store is planning to close up to 1,100 stores across the country.