OPINIONS

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Our View: A call for help is not an admission of failure

Posted yesterday in Dispatch Editorials

In January, when asked about the increase in violent crime in the city, Columbus Police Chief Oscar Lewis suggested that end times prophecy was being fulfilled.

 

 

Bill Crawford: Legislators' inaction adds to plight of local retailers

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

JCPenney announced it will close five stores in Mississippi communities -- Columbus, Corinth, Greenville, Meridian, and Oxford.

 

 

Marc Dion: Coat and tie required

Posted yesterday in National Columns

I'm a newspaper columnist. I write this column, but I'm also the columnist for The Herald News, a midsized daily in Massachusetts.

 

 

Our View: Where the cars are

Posted 3/23/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

There are any number of indicators that spring has arrived.

 

 

Mona Charen: Feelings not always a good guide to justice

Posted 3/23/2017 in National Columns

Conservatives have rightly taken pride in Neil Gorsuch's calm and cerebral performance at his Senate confirmation hearings.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Trump's chickens finally come home to roost

Posted 3/23/2017 in National Columns

On Monday, accountability finally arrived for Donald Trump.

 

 

Our View: Fighting the good fight

Posted 3/22/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Mike Hurst visited Columbus Tuesday in his new role as the head of the Mississippi Justice Institute.

 

 

Voice of the people: Cameron Triplett

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: Rep.'s campaign against state media reflects misunderstanding

Posted 3/22/2017 in Local Columns

State Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, has his toga in a knot because a Delta newspaper publisher offered his opinion -- opinion -- that Gipson, who chairs House Judiciary B, went too far in mixing religion and public policy.

 

 

Our View: Downtown shooting demands calm, cooperative solutions

Posted 3/21/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Sunday's early morning shooting incident near the Princess Theater has put local residents and business owners on edge.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Will Russiagate backfire on the left?

Posted 3/21/2017 in National Columns

The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale.

 

Possumhaw: The vernal equinox is upon us

Posted 3/20/2017 in Local Columns

This very morning at 5:29 CDT the vernal equinox took place while some of us were sleeping. We in the northern hemisphere were officially ushered into spring while at the same time the southern hemisphere ventured into fall.

 

Home Base: Not just any small town

Posted 3/20/2017 in Local Columns

Growing up in a small town in Arkansas, one far too small for even a Walmart to sniff its borders, the idea of seeing a college basketball game in person was a pipe dream.

 

 

Voice of the people: Bob Altman

 

Ask Rufus: 99 years ago airplanes were everywhere

Posted 3/18/2017 in Local Columns

In 1917 the Army began construction of a pilot training base on 533 acres in the prairie four miles north of West Point.

 

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