Friday, March 6

Columbus World Day of Prayer Service Friday

The Columbus Area Churches World Day of Prayer Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6 at Camp Joy Church located at 133 East Pine Street.

Host Pastor Alan McCamey will give the welcome and share scripture. Special music will be presented by First Baptist Pastor Jim Thomas and Tristen Warren of Camp Joy Church. Pastor Jim Lewis, Columbus Christian Center, will share thoughts before the offering is received. Pastor Chris Richardson, Crestline Christian Church Church will pray for our Nation and Eric Hurd, Columbus Christian Center, will pray for our community.

The message will be given by Lindsey Clarke, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church. Mike Huffman of the host church will offer the benediction.

World Day of Prayer is celebrated annually in over 170 countries on the first Friday in March. All in the community are invited to attend this service.

Wednesday, March 11

First United Methodist Church annual baked potato feed

The First United Methodist Church annual baked potato feed will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 320 W Maple St. Columbus. The meal includes a potato, toppings, desert and a drink. Carry outs and delivery are available. The suggested donation is $7. Proceeds go to the food pantry. Call 620-429-2791 for more information.

March 13-15th

Cherokee County Arts Association presents “Beauty and the Beast”

Cherokee County Arts Association will present Disney’s “tale as old as time” this spring at the Galena Performing Arts Center. This classic tale recounts the story of an enchanted prince cursed to live in the shape of a hideous beast and the intelligent woman who enters his life and must learn to love him if the curse is ever to be broken.

Tickets range from $10 to $15 and group discounts may be available if you contact the box office at Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s Matinee is at 2:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now and can be purchased online via or via the Facebook page for Cherokee County Arts.

Saturday, April 11

Easter Egg Hunt

The hunt will begin at 10 a.m. on April 11 in Columbus City Park. If there is bad weather the hunt ill be moved into the livestock barns. The park will be divided into four sections: 10 to 24 months; two to four years; five to seven years, and eight to 10 years.