I recently attended a book signing in Oxford by Karl Marlantes, author of current Vietnam novel "Matterhorn" that graphically displays the personal horror and uncomfortable ennui of that war, a war we both sought out.
The following e-mail comes from Jim Neely of Columbus. Neely's daughter, Paula Krantz, who lives in Los Angeles, sent to friends and relatives. Most of you know I am from Mississippi, but not all of you know I am from the city of Columbus. I want to share with you some historical information about my hometown and its relation to this upcoming holiday, Memorial Day.
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Graduation parties should be a time for celebration. But parties are ending in gunfire, and death, all too often.
A rose to Lee Brand Jr., who recently was sworn as a Starkville School District board of trustees member.
For the past three years, I've worked as an estimator and project manager for a commercial roofing contractor in Fort Worth, Texas. During this time, I've had the opportunity to participate in and oversee several construction projects that fall under the highly publicized and hotly debated Recovery Act.
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The massive oil spill about 40 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico, which by energy giant BP's own estimate has been growing by 5,000 barrels each day since April 20, still hasn't reached Mississippi's shores. Yet.
We feel serious consideration should be given to naming the complex in honor of Leslie Frazier.
Some would argue (and we are among them) that Columbus Air Force Base's impact on the area gets too little notice or appreciation. But, that was not the case this weekend.
There are two types of people in the world, those who read books, and those who do not.
Due to a recent reporting of a rash of disciplinary action(s) being taken on students in the USA because of various displays of our American Flag, I am enclosing copies of my Great Grandfather Frederick Brandt and my Grandfather Johan Frederick Holtmann's citizenship papers.
The name "Tan Yard Park" is very fitting because of its historical background.
More than 100 people took the opportunity Friday to go back and walk the halls of their old school one last time. The school, once Lee High, now Lee Middle, is closing its doors on what will be its final full school year.
Columbus police officers, Columbus Air Force Base, Trooper James Burrow, Hitching Lot Farmers' Market and the Starkville Community Market.
This weekend is the spectacular air show at Columbus Air Force Base. Several people have asked about how long an air base has been here. The answer surprised most people, as Columbus Air Force Base was not the first pilot training base in the area.
I've logged quite a few hours in aircraft over the past 24 hours, but unfortunately I didn't earn any frequent flyer miles.
The Columbus City Council recently nixed a proposed code of ethics.
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of the runners, helpers and volunteers that helped to make this year's Columbus Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run possible.
While this page deals in differing opinions, there's one thing we can surely all agree on: good food.
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