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Our View: Public hearings on controversial issues are essential

Posted yesterday in Dispatch Editorials

It was standing room only at the Chancery Courthouse Tuesday in Starkville as residents turned out for a public hearing on the fate of Oktibbeha County Hospital Regional Medical Center.

 

 

Home Base: Christmas shopping to the moon and back

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

I'm not sure when it happened. But it most certainly has.

 

 

Voice of the people: Cameron Triplett

 

 

Steve Chapman: Time to end discrimination against gays?

Posted yesterday in National Columns

On gay rights, America has come a great distance in a short time.

 

 

Our View: '60 Minutes' and the domino effect

Posted 12/6/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

In the days leading up to Sunday's "60 Minutes" broadcast, folks in the Golden Triangle were understandably apprehensive.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Is Trump throwing down gauntlet to China?

Posted 12/6/2016 in National Columns

Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to President-elect Donald Trump illuminated the Asian landscape.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Trump's demagogic illogic strikes again

Posted 12/6/2016 in National Columns

On the first stop of his "thank you" tour in Ohio on Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump hit replay on several of his campaign tropes.

 

Possumhaw: The rains came down

Posted 12/5/2016 in Local Columns

After a season of prolonged drought, rain came to the Prairie in the form of storms.

 

Local voices: The Grinches that stole Christmas, part II

Posted 12/5/2016 in Local Columns

As a physician working at the OCH Regional Medical Center (OCH) for about 10 years now, I have had the privilege to work with all the employees at OCH who provide a wonderful service to our community.

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: Grand Gulf a 'catastrophe' that became an asset

Posted 12/5/2016 in Local Columns

Nuclear-powered generators were scarce in the United States when utility powers-that-be in Mississippi decided, "Hey, we need one of those."

 

Roses and thorns 12/4/16

Posted 12/4/2016 in Roses & Thorns

A rose to International Paper, the newest member of our industrial community.

 

Voice of the people: Emilie White

 

Partial to Home: Christmas party downtown, everybody invited

Posted 12/4/2016 in Local Columns

Friday evening I felt like an Olan Mills photographer. I made snapshot portraits of more than 100 people with my digital camera.

 

Leonard Pitts: Journalism's hard year draws to a close

Posted 12/4/2016 in National Columns

This has probably not, in fact, been the worst year in the history of American journalism.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Fake news and war party lies

Posted 12/4/2016 in National Columns

"I have in my possession a secret map, made in Germany by Hitler's government -- by the planners of the New World Order," FDR told the nation in his Navy Day radio address of Oct. 27, 1941.

 

Ask Rufus: The Old Elks Club

Posted 12/3/2016 in Local Columns

The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announced the Elks Club building on Main Street in Columbus was purchased and would become the home of a new children's museum.

 

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