On Saturday, Mississippi State will honor veterans during its final home football game, a tribute that the university observes each November.
In normal years, the idea of asking the Mississippi Legislature to increase a tax would be about as logical as asking Gov. Phil Bryant to speak at a Black Lives Matter rally.
Much of Wednesday's attention will be focused on the winner's of Tuesday's general election and the unfinished business that still awaits in those races requiring a runoff to determine the winner on Nov. 27.
When Cherie Labat took over as superintendent at Columbus Municipal School District, the people of Columbus viewed it as a fresh start and a new path for the school district after the troubled tenure of Philip Hickman, a four-year series of self-inflicted wounds, mistrust and evasions.
Since the country's founding, the United States has been governed by a representative form of government. Well, sort of.
This semester, hundreds of high school juniors and seniors in Lowndes and Oktibbeha County are getting a head start on higher education through dual enrollment programs.
On Nov. 24, the AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer program in Lowndes County will come to an end after eight years of providing workers to help local nonprofits expand their reach and service to our community.
In May, Mississippi Department of Archives and History designated the former Lee High School a Historic Landmark, the highest designation the department awards. The historical significance, according to the department, is the fact that the school was the white high school in Columbus during segregation.
Our nation has a long tradition of honoring the men and women who serve in our armed forced. We understand the sacrifices made - and those that yet may be required - by hundreds of thousands of active-duty and retired military.
The Terry Brown Amphitheater is $2.5 million and more than a year away from opening. Even so, there are several aspects of the project that should inspire confidence as officials hope to complete the facility after a year-long hiatus caused by a lack of funding.
You will forgive us if we look past Halloween for a moment to consider the two big holidays that are on the horizon -- Thanksgiving and Christmas.
A couple of years ago, the Southeastern Conference adopted an new slogan for its marketing campaign: "It just means more."
Fall rarely overstays its welcome in our part of the world. With that in mind, it may be a good time to consider those for whom winter can be more of a health hazard than an inconvenience.
At first glance, there is little to indicate that a sense of optimism may be taking hold in Columbus.
Imagine for a moment that a company announced that it was opening in Lowndes County and would produce $250 million dollars in economic impact each year. We would hardly be able to contain our excitement, right?
Until eight days ago, Stephen Jones seemed to comport himself as a model citizen. Since joining the council as its Ward 5 representative 2-1/2 years ago, he's acted in that role with what's appeared to be unflappable integrity. He's often been an independent swing vote, and he's never been one to shy away from explaining his positions or accepting accountability for his decisions.
No one wants to annex like it's 1998.
During his campaign rally Tuesday night in DeSoto County, President Trump did what no Republican Senator nor even the Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, dared to do: He mocked Christine Blasey Ford, whose testimony during Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing has delayed, if not derailed the nomination.
When The Dispatch reported Leigh Mall would go up for auction in December, it created an immediate response in the community and rightly so.
Dan Mullen, who led the Mississippi State football team to its longest stretch of sustained success in history, returns to Starkville Saturday as head coach of the Florida Gators.
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