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Ask Rufus: A Walk Through 200 Years of History

Posted 3/28/2020 in Local Columns

One of the highlights to have been included in this year's Pilgrimage was an Architectural History Walking Tour of Southside by Ken P'Pool, retired deputy state historic preservation officer and longtime head of the Division of Historic Preservation for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

 

Roses and thorns: 3/29/20

Posted 3/28/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Voice of the people: Mayor Robert Smith, Sr.

 

 

Voice of the people: Kerry Blalock

 

Possumhaw: What you can, while you can

Posted 3/28/2020 in Local Columns

It would be so easy to pull up a chair and sit by the window and do nothing all day long except watch bluebirds fly in and out of the bluebird box or watch swallowtail butterflies flit here and there on the wild cherry tree.

 

Our View: A failure of leadership

Posted 3/27/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Leonard Pitts Jr.: In Trump they trust

Posted 3/27/2020 in National Columns

And yet, many of us still believe. Meaning the ones who whine how the "fake news" is being mean to Trump when they call him to account for bungling the coronavirus pandemic. Meaning the ones who think the real illness is "Trump Derangement Syndrome": an inability to appreciate the genius of a man who is, as presidents go, "the best one we've had." Quoth Joanne, a reader from Ohio.

 

John Bean: Help support local restaurants by ordering takeout

Posted 3/26/2020 in Local Columns

As our community, state, nation, and world face the current pandemic, I feel we must all focus inward toward our local communities and work together to get through this. As founder and CEO of the Eat With Us Group I never dreamed I would face the situation we are in now.

 

Voice of the people: Andre Roberts

 

 

Armstrong Williams: Going Viral: Politicizing this pandemic gets us nowhere

Posted 3/26/2020 in National Columns

By now the tropes have become almost typical. Democrats are politicizing the coronavirus, drumming up irrational fears in the media, and causing an economic meltdown, all in hopes of bringing down the president.

 

 

Voice of the people: Paul Mack

 

 

Voice of the people: Kerry Blalock

 

 

Voice of the people: Raymond Gross

 

 

Our View: Until more is known, we should err on the side of caution

Posted 3/25/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

Slimantics: Letter-writing in the time of COVID-19

Posted 3/24/2020 in Local Columns

It's only been a couple of weeks since Americans have been "sheltering at home," yet some folks are already showing signs of discontent.

 

Voice of the people: James Hodges

 

 

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