Mark Cowart stood among more than 1,000 people in Itta Bena Saturday for the unveiling of a memorial dedicated to 16 military personnel who died in a plane crash in Leflore County a year ago.
A Steens couple is accused of going on a spending spree to Walmart with someone else's credit card after stealing the victim's car.
More than nine months after Columbus and Lowndes County ended their joint parks and recreation operations, the two entities still haven't settled all the terms of the divorce.
A former Columbus High School choir director convicted of child exploitation is out on bond while awaiting appeal.
A Columbus man accused of shooting at 13-year-old last month was charged with aggravated assault in Columbus Municipal Court Wednesday.
Barbara Swindol remembers sitting on an old barstool when she was 5 years old playing on a pinball machine in the corner of The Elbow Room while her father sat at the bar for a drink.
According to his calculations, there is $1.1 billion in retail trade Columbus is losing to other areas, Anthony Michelic told the Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce during its annual luncheon Wednesday at Lion Hills Center.
The Dispatch has submitted a public records complaint to the Mississippi Ethics Commission against the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau alleging the CVB failed to provide requested payroll documents and excessively charged the newspaper for what was provided.
The chickens are coming home to roost.
Last fall, members of Starkville-based blues band Stormy Monday left a gig mad at their performance -- not because they hadn't pleased the crowd but because they knew they could do better.
Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders can still remembers attending at a county fair in Sunflower County more than 40 years ago.
A New Hope teenager missing since June 29 was found over the weekend and is safe, although no other details have been released.
Despite a $2 million renovation to City Hall completed just last year, the city of Columbus is now paying for roof repairs that began this month.
Five people are in custody and a sixth is wanted for a homicide in Georgia.
Investigators with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are searching for a missing juvenile from New Hope.
John and Ana were enjoying their Independence Day breakfast at McDonald's on Highway 45 in Columbus when they were alerted to the fact that they may have been overcharged for their meal.
City Parks Director Greg Lewis was unanimously re-appointed to the Columbus Housing Authority (CHA) at the Columbus City Council meeting on Tuesday.
Before Robert Beck even made it into the courtroom for his arraignment in Columbus Municipal Court Monday, the suspect in a June shooting at Cracker Barrel was smirking and flashing gun signs at photographers.
A motorist who died Sunday was suffering from medical complications and not from injuries received in a car accident, according to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant.
2. CHS teacher convicted of child exploitation out on bond during appeals process COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. County: Columbus owes $74K after parks split COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Couple arrested after allegedly going on shopping spree with friend's debit card COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus Marble Works designs memorial for Marine plane crash victims COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY