Columbus anglers have an abundant supply of fishing holes where they can wile away the afternoon, from the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway to the cedar swamps deep in the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. But until recently, there were a limited number of places to buy supplies.
Dr. Kelly Trout has joined the dental practice of Dr. George P. Elsberry.
Veronica Young, CLPN, has been selected by her peers as North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point's Employee of the Quarter.
Building permits for the week of April 15, 2012.
Marriages and Divorces for the week of April 15, 2012.
Drake E. Bassett has been hired as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Palmer Home for Children.
Phyllis Enis has received the International Sterling Society designation award.
Lenore L. Prather of Columbus will be inducted into the 2012 University of Mississippi School of Law Alumni Hall of Fame during Law Alumni Weekend at the Inn at Ole Miss.
Wendy Tate, director of nursing at Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora, has been named the national Servant Leader of the Year by LHC Group, one of the nation's leading providers of post-acute care services.
Fourteenth Chancery District Judge H. Jim Davidson Jr. of Columbus has been named Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation.
S & K Door and Specialty Co., Inc. of Starkville was honored March 28 by Raynor Garage Doors for superior sales achievement in 2011.
Two locals honored for Pilot Partners.
Firefighter William M. White of the West Point Fire Department graduated April 5 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.
Michelle Crawford of Columbus has been hired as marketing and public relations director at Trinity Place.
For the week of 4-9-12
1. Columbus mayoral race gets ugly COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. New SOCSD superintendent pledges to create '21st century school district' in Oktibbeha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Man gets life in prison for capital murder of Lowndes teen COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY