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Our View: Programs to feed needy children deserve our commitment

Posted 6/9/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: Candidates deserve our thanks

Posted 6/7/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday marked an important day in our communities as voters went to the polls to select the people who will represent them for the next four years in our mayoral offices and council, aldermen or selectmen positions.

 

 

Our View: Never-say-die Dogs defy odds

Posted 6/6/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

In sports, few things are impossible.

 

 

Our View: Are we going backward on race?

Posted 6/2/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Wednesdays are known as hump days, halfway toward the end of the work week or, stated more optimistically, halfway to the weekend.

 

 

Our View: A call for support for summer jobs programs

Posted 6/1/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

School is out, which means despite what the calendar says, for all intents and purposes it's summer.

 

 

Our View: Workshop fosters cooperation, more effective law enforcement

Posted 5/31/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

This week, 40 law enforcement officers, mostly from the Golden Triangle, are meeting on the Mississippi State campus to sharpen their interviewing and investigating skills.

 

 

Our View: Celebrating a somber holiday

Posted 5/26/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

As it is with all holidays, Memorial Day departs from its original intent over the long holiday weekend.

 

 

Our View: Taking the fight to Parkinson's

Posted 5/25/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday at the Columbus Rotary Club, the Frank P. Phillips YMCA showed off its most recent innovation in its decade-long program to help local residents who suffer from Parkinson's Disease.

 

 

Our View: Legislative malpractice

Posted 5/24/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

It's a done deal.

 

 

Our View: Learning from nature

Posted 5/19/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

There is an old expression that goes, "If you cut your own firewood, it will warm you twice."

 

 

Our View: Runoffs offer evidence that every vote matters

Posted 5/18/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday's municipal runoff elections failed to bring a majority of registered voters to the polls.

 

 

Our View: Box should apologize for campaign letter

Posted 5/16/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Charlie Box is wrong, not just once, but twice.

 

 

Our View: One challenge for students is made clear by eye exams

Posted 5/12/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

When students struggle, the temptation is to attribute poor performance to one of the Big A's -- aptitude or attitude. The suspicion is that the students are either unable to understand the assignment or simply don't care.

 

 

Our View: More opportunities to connect with our lawmakers are needed

Posted 5/11/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

This never happens, although it should. Wednesday, the entire Golden Triangle state legislative delegation shared a podium at Lion Hills Center.

 

 

Our View: Children and domestic abuse

Posted 5/10/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

This week's decision by a Lowndes County not to indict Davius Smith in the shooting death of his father, Robert Smith Jr., again focuses attention on the subject of domestic violence.

 

 

Our View: Hickman, a lame-duck superintendent?

Posted 5/9/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Sometimes the best move you can make is to make no move at all.

 

 

Our View: We can do better. In fact, we must.

Posted 5/3/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday, municipal elections were held in the Golden Triangle, not that most folks seem to care.

 

 

Our View: Today, your vote is your voice

Posted 5/2/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Rarely are residents of any community reluctant to express their opinion on local issues.

 

 

Our View: Here's one way to fight our shared drug problem

Posted 4/28/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

You may have a drug problem without even realizing it. In fact, you may have a drug problem even if you don't have any drugs at all.

 

 

Our View: Learning for the great unknown

Posted 4/26/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

In some respects, today's students are embarking on a journey to an unknown destination.

 

 

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