Drug court program saving lives, taxpayer money

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Bill Waller Jr., the Chief Justice of the state Supreme Court, talked about a statewide drug rehabilitation program at the Columbus Rotary Club meeting Tuesday.

GSDP hits petition requirement for Highway 12 discussions

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A public meeting will be scheduled later this month for owners of Highway 12 commercial lots to formulate a proposed business improvement district (BID) that could fund numerous projects along the well-traveled corridor.

Our View: State drug courts: good for offenders, good for society

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Dispatch Editorials

On Tuesday, Bill Waller, Jr., the Chief Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court, was in town to speak to the Columbus Rotary Club and he devoted much of his time talking about two subjects - the state's electronic court system and its drug court program.


Pumpkin time: This symbol of fall is good for much more than just decorating a porch

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Food

This past weekend had me scrounging in the closet for something with long sleeves. The simple act made me almost giddy.



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Extra practice time leads to playing time for Dear at MSU |

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Central Academy softball advances to state championship series |

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Leonard Pitts: Bush family's war on English |

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Patrick Buchanan: War party targets Putin and Assad |

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This photo shows mojo sauce with roasted paprika potatoes.

A simple Cuban marinade can add big punch to easy oven fries |

General Mills recalling 1.8M Cheerios boxes on allergy risk |

It's the season for black and orange ... Now in a salad |

All heart: Good examples come in all sizes |

A couple of plant lovers set out to boost health with new line |

St. Paul's organ recital to honor Fitzner's memory |

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Thousands of drug inmates approved for early prison release |

AP: Gov't health insurance website getting upgrades |

Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings |

US deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade |

FDA's new anti-smoking campaign uses hip-hop to target youth |

Bush donors embrace new mantra: He's built to last |

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