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By Shannon Bardwell April 12, 2021
We sort of made a deal on the clover patch and areas for dandelions. Sam mowed most of our ever-growing yard while I negotiated clover and dandelion plots. When Sam got the Hustler, he told the seller it took him longer and longer to mow the lawn.
By Berry Hinds April 12, 2021
I was surprised when the priority list was made that the amphitheater and amphitheater parking had such a priority. I, like many, believe this venue
By Dr. Angela Farmer April 12, 2021
As the end of the schoolyear is fast approaching, students across the nation brace for the anxiety that so often accompanies comprehensive examinations. In addition to the need to prepare academically with effective and consistent study habits, students preparing to be assessed also need to ensure that they are mentally prepared to conquer those challenging exams.
By Froma Harrop April 12, 2021
When Henry Ford introduced the Model T in 1908, he had a problem. There were almost no paved roads in America. To sell his product to the masses, he needed good roads.
By Rufus Ward April 11, 2021
The South Side Historic District in Columbus is an architectural gem with about 250 homes on the National Register of Historic Places.
By The Dispatch April 11, 2021
“It doesn’t matter what you do as long as you look good doing it.” A fruitless Bible challenge would be to scour the gospels and
By The Dispatch April 11, 2021
A rose to all the candidates in Tuesday’s municipal primary elections. Five of 11 contested primary elections in Columbus, Starkville and West Point have been
By Jiben Roy April 11, 2021
Is being born a minority a big deal? Is it only a life of deprivation, or can it be rewarding? I was born a minority,
By Zack Plair April 9, 2021
On Thursday, two Republican candidates for Ward 4 alderman in Starkville sat in a cramped conference room flanked by the city clerk, members of the
By James Hodges April 9, 2021
In his column this week, Mr. Ben Shapiro states that on the basis of whole cloth lies (never complained of Trump’s lies), major corporations went
By Armstrong Williams April 9, 2021
This past Sunday, critically acclaimed CBS program “60 Minutes” broadcast an alleged bombshell report on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and an apparent “pay to play” scheme involving supermarket chain Publix and the state’s distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
By Josh Dohmen April 8, 2021
I believe that the City of Columbus should reinstate the mask mandate. Currently, in Lowndes County, only 18 percent of residents are fully vaccinated. Herd
By Neshoba Democrat (April 6) April 8, 2021
Habitual offender Robert Leon Jackson had been out of prison for seven months on the state’s Earned Release Supervision Program when he murdered clerk Megan Staats and customer Jeremy Apperson at the CEFCO convenience store here on Highway 16 west in August 2018.
By Steve Chapman April 8, 2021
Mitch McConnell has been presented with the spectacle of giant American corporations taking sides on a political issue, and his eyes were seared by the
By The Dispatch April 7, 2021
Tuesday’s primary elections in Columbus provided one piece of the puzzle. Will city government remain largely status quo? Or will the June 8 general elections
By Leonard Pitts Jr. April 7, 2021
America is on trial. Or at least, that is the conviction of many observers as Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer, faces judge and jury in the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man. America on trial: it’s a headline in Time, the Toronto Star and Agence Marocaine De Presse, a news agency in Morocco.
By Ben Shapiro April 7, 2021
This week, on the basis of whole-cloth lies, major corporations went to political war with the state of Georgia. The lies at issue revolved around Georgia’s new voter law, characterized by both Stacey Abrams and President Joe Biden as a new form of Jim Crow.
By The Dispatch April 6, 2021
Today, Golden Triangle voters have the opportunity to participate in our nation’s most intimate form of self-government. Although municipal elections rarely generate the interest and
By Kathy Read April 6, 2021
Some people have a lasting influence on our lives, and Jacqueline DiCicco is such a person. I’m grateful for the fifteen years I worked with
By Froma Harrop April 6, 2021
“We are not supporting doing any vaccine passports in the state of Florida,” declared Gov. Ron DeSantis. “It’s completely unacceptable,” he said, for either government or the private sector to require showing proof of vaccination against COVID-19 “to just simply participate in normal society.”
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