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Port Celebrates 35 Year Partnership

Port Celebrates 35 Year Partnership Special to The Packet   The Lowndes County Port Authority celebrated a significant milestone of 35 years navigating the economic currents of the Golden Triangle. To commemorate the occasion, the department organized a crawfish boil…

Bret Michaels Honored to Perform at Columbus Air Force Base Rock Festival

Bret Michaels Honored to Perform at Columbus Air Force Base Rock Festival Special to the Packet Air Force Entertainment and Columbus AFB collaborated to secure a special guest for the highly anticipated Rock Festival 2023 concert. The organizers were thrilled…

Kelly Praised For Forestry Program

Kelly Praised For Forestry Program¬† By The Packet On Wednesday, May 17, U.S. Representative Trent Kelly introduced the Forest Conservation Easement Program (FCEP) Act of 2023 (H.R. 3424) with the goal of including the legislation in the 2023 Farm Bill….

Chamber Scholarships Announced

Chamber Scholarships Announced Special To The Packet COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual Education Awards program on April 27, 2023, at Mississippi University Nissan Auditorium, where over $10,000 in scholarships were presented. The…

Allegro Clinic Marks 10th Anniversary

    Allegro Clinic Marks 10th Anniversary By Pam Brownlee Allegro Family Clinic in the New Hope Community commemorated a decade of service with a joyous celebration on May 10, lasting from 2 to 5 p.m. The event united Allegro…

Kidnapping Suspect And Chronic Felon Arrested For Car Theft

Kidnapping Suspect And Chronic Felon Arrested For Car Theft ¬†Packet   Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputies have charged Corey Benjamin Mixon, a familiar face, with felony taking of a motor vehicle. Mixon, 37 years old, was apprehended in Alcorn County after…

MUW Softball Playing in the Championship

MUW Softball Playing in the Championship Special to the Packet   The Mississippi University for Women’s softball team secured a spot in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) championship by winning three games on Wednesday in the elimination bracket…

Eighth Of May Program

        Eighth Of May Program Pamela Brownlee   On February 26, 2005, Renita Holmes, astudent atMSMS at the time, conducted a Zoom interview with Mr. Chuck Yarborough and proposed the idea of a Black History Month Program….

New Hope Senior Signs with Blue Mountain

New Hope Senior Signs with Blue Mountain Packet Media   New Hope School senior Pate Tolleson committed to Blue Mountain Christian University (BMCU) on Tuesday, the 16th, to pursue his academic and baseball endeavors. Tolleson, who has been an integral…

CSO/Columbus United Soccer Purchases Old Lee High Gym

CSO/Columbus United Soccer Purchases Old Lee High Gym Packet Media   Columbus Soccer Organization (CSO) has announced the completion of its purchase of the old Lee High School Gymnasium, marking a significant milestone for the soccer community in North Mississippi….