The Dispatch welcomes two new staffers to the newsroom this week.
WEST POINT -- More than 50 parents swarmed Monday's meeting of the West Point School Board demanding a greater role in choosing the district's next superintendent.
Cotton is back and Mississippi farmers are hoping to cash in. Several years of declining global prices, which saw farmers across the country selling their cotton pickers and converting former cotton fields to grain crops, have created a shortage.
Six Columbus and Lowndes County families were evacuated from their homes Monday as a severe storm front swept across the state, causing power outages, damage and a death in Copiah County.
Some Golden Triangle-area schools let students out early as tornado watches and warnings broke out across north Mississippi and storms pushed toward Alabama this afternoon.
A judge has dismissed a murder count filed against Robert Rupert in the 1994 death of Carlos Carr.
Several changes have shaken up the candidate picture for Clay County elections. Would-be chancery clerk candidate Harold Lathon remains disqualified from running after meeting with the Clay County Democratic Executive Committee, and two of three candidates from the Collins family were also removed from the list of qualifiers.
Harold Lathon believes he's more than just a character to the voters of West Point and Clay County.
Nearly 100 residents opposed to a planned limestone quarry in Franklin County met to develop their case against what they call a threat to their community, possibly involving sacred Indian burial grounds.
Two West Point men have lost their attempt to get computer equipment taken from their business returned by the state.
A new glossy magazine featuring Golden Triangle faces and places hits local retailers, newsstands and mailboxes today.
Behind striped knee-highs, short skirts and fish-net pantyhose lie hard-core athletes. And they have the blood, sweat and broken bones to prove it.
A Monroe County man died in a one-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon.
A statewide interactive video conference Friday will bring experts on genealogical topics to County Extension offices in the Golden Triangle.
ABDERDEEN -- The city of Aberdeen will dedicate a new blues mural on April 29 -- the first weekend of Pilgrimage -- as part of the Mississippi Blues Trail.
A 43-year-old Smithville woman died Sunday in Tupelo, a day after she was airlifted from a one-vehicle wreck in Monroe County.
A 37-year-old Vardaman man died of head trauma early Monday in Memphis, Tenn., after accidentally flipping a four-wheeler in Clay County last week.
Two familiar names were struck from the ballot Tuesday by the Clay County Democratic Executive Committee.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors is trying to move forward with the West Clay Agricultural High School renovation project, but bids came in higher than expected Thursday and the board did not select a contractor.
1. Arrest made in Jack's restaurant case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. CPD names suspect in Jack's incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus High lockdown lifted after CPD calls off search for suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Locals at inauguration: 'Just wonderful' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two arrested in weekend robbery, car chase COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY