It is seldom that the fate of a nation can be traced to what happened on one particular day. But that may be what happens in the United States of America on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.
I'm still taken with the Tiny House concept and author Dee Williams who listed all her personal belongings on one yellow legal-size sheet of paper.
Question: How many major political parties are there? The official answer is two. The reality is four.
As Donald Trump continues to surge forward as the most-likely Republican nominee, perfectly sane people are beginning to wonder: "Was there something we missed? Maybe he's not really so bad."
On Jan. 1, 1935, The Dispatch introduced a new daily feature on Page 1. Outside of the newspaper's masthead, it is probably the only thing in The Dispatch that hasn't changed over the intervening 80-plus years.
A rose to the Columbus Falcons and Starkville Yellow Jackets boys' basketball teams for an outstanding season that ended late Saturday when the two teams met for the Class 6-A championship in Jackson.
The socialist protesters turned out in Chicago and Trump canceled rally for fear of violence to those in attendance. I am thankful no one was shot. You know it was in Chicago.
Mississippi's transportation system is a vital part of our state's economy. It is one of the key factors when industry is looking to locate in our state.
A recent incident in Vicksburg, MS refutes The Dispatch's position that "gun ownership only gives an illusion of safety." Rafael McCloud, an escapee from the Warren County jail, who was accused of one of Vicksburg's most gruesome murders, met his end Thursday when he was shot and killed by homeowners whose home he had invaded.
Whenever I hear some otherwise smart person explain to me how Joe Biden is going to march in and become the Democratic nominee, or how "they" -- whoever they are -- are going to come in and save the Republican Party from Donald Trump, I pretty much know that person has never been to a convention or met a delegate, let alone tried to convince one to be for someone other than the person he or she was elected to support.
When I was a kid in knee socks held up with rubber bands from the produce aisle, my fourth-grade teacher scribbled a note on my report card. Rheta has a flair for drama.
We should probably start thinking about what we're going to do after Trump.
It must have been an amazing sight to behold on the day during World War II when columns of German soldiers -- including members of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's famed Africa Corps -- marched through Aliceville, Alabama.
What is to be made of the Mississippi Senate's vote Thursday to pass a $577 million tax cut through a bill it laughably calls "The Taxpayer Pay Raise Act?"
Trump is on a roll, no doubt about it.
At first blush, it seems like an oxymoron, but anyone who has experienced poverty for any significant amount of time will tell you: It's pretty expensive to be poor.
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