Welty Gala: Toobin touches on Supreme Court, Trump tweets and journalism

Posted 10/21/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A spontaneous burst of applause greeted CNN legal analyst and The New Yorker contributor Jeffrey Toobin at the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus Friday night after he read aloud from a 1943 Supreme Court decision declaring public officials cannot force citizens to participate in patriotic ceremonies.

AG's Office spot checks for underage drinking

Posted 10/21/2017 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Three Starkville restaurants were the scenes of 14 citations the Mississippi Attorney General's Office issued to minors with alcohol and fake IDs during a compliance check in three north Mississippi cities Thursday.


Altman promoted to news editor

Posted 10/21/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Dispatch reporter Isabelle Altman has been promoted to news editor.

'Elvis' for sale: A bit of Tupelo and music history headed to auction

Posted 10/21/2017 in Entertainment

Mississippi has produced more than its share of gifts to the world when it comes to music. One of them even earned the title of king. He got things all shook up and died too young, but his legacy thrives, especially in this corner of the Magnolia State.







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