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Peter Imes: Recent tech news roundup

Posted 8/2/2010 in Local Columns

Over the past few weeks, we've been exploring the various ways the Internet has changed our daily lives.

 

Ask Rufus: Follow the Drinking Gourd

Posted 8/1/2010 in Local Columns

Recently there have been several television programs on the Underground Railroad. That was the network established in antebellum times to help escaping slaves make their way to freedom.

Birney Imes: The road most traveled

Posted 8/1/2010 in Local Columns

The other day someone was talking about the proposed Highway 45 Bypass and how it might not be the great thing everyone seems to think it will be.

Roses and thorns

Posted 8/1/2010 in Roses & Thorns

Roses and Thorns 8-1-2010

 

Help take a bite out of crime Tuesday night

Posted 8/1/2010 in Local Columns

On Tuesday, the Columbus Police Department will be sponsoring our Annual National Night Out on Crime Block Parties.

 

 

Local economy: Some cause for optimism

Posted 7/30/2010 in Dispatch Editorials

The local economy may be sluggish, but we've been heartened by signs of a pulse lately.

 

Garthia Elena Burnett: Tried and convicted by public opinion

Posted 7/30/2010 in Local Columns

A family member describes Robert Warren Triplett Jr. as a loving father, who would never do anything to hurt Kaila Morris, whom he treated like his own daughter.

Steve Mullen: Where there's smoke, there's fat

Posted 7/28/2010 in Local Columns

Maybe we picked the wrong time to start all these smoking bans. Tobacco's on a roll.

 

Editorial: Tough love for MUW

Posted 7/28/2010 in Dispatch Editorials

The time has come for alumni, community to leave past behind, again rally around The W

 

 

A five-day work week? That works for us

Posted 7/27/2010 in Dispatch Editorials

The Columbus Public Works Department moved to a five-day work week this week, a move that comes after City Council members expressed concerns during a retreat last week that the department isn't productive enough.

 

Roses and Thorns 7-25-10

Posted 7/24/2010 in Roses & Thorns

Columbus City Council; festival organizers; Bryan Brown; Starkville's curfew task force; and Starkville School District

Birney Imes: A man to call when you lose your cool

Posted 7/24/2010 in Local Columns

Friday afternoon while waiting on traffic at the intersection of Military Road and Highway 12 John Lancaster takes a call on his cell phone. It's just after 4 o'clock, and, depending on whose thermometer you're looking at, the air outside is triple-digit hot.

 

George Hazard: 'Matterhorn' answers wait for Vietnam novel

Posted 7/24/2010 in Local Columns

Two groups have been waiting for Matterhorn, subtitled, "a novel of the Vietnam War," by Karl Marlantes. Veterans of that war are much the more important group, waiting to see if a novel could convey the nonsense of that war, its nonsense, given its constraints on their military power and its stress on body counts rather than territorial objectives -- and convey a realistic reckoning with their suffering and loyalty.

 

 

Tough love for MUW

Posted 7/23/2010 in Dispatch Editorials

The time has come for alumni, community to leave past behind, again rally around The W

 

 

Starkville Now: Robbie Coblentz: CottonMills favoritism is wrong (link)

Posted 7/22/2010 in Local Columns

 

 

Danny Gardener: Weekend get-away on Gulf Coast offers a refreshing hiatus

Posted 7/20/2010 in Local Columns

"The Gulf Coast is lovely this time of year, and besides, we need to support the people down there whom the oil gusher has affected."

 

 

Concerns about river bridge

As mayor of the City of Columbus and on behalf of the City Council, we are asking the citizens of Columbus and surrounding areas to refrain from using the old river bridge, located at the Riverwalk, as a diving board. We are concerned that someone will be seriously injured.

 

Birney Imes: Honey, please do something about those barking raccoons

Posted 7/17/2010 in Local Columns

One night a couple weeks ago we were awakened at 3:30 in the morning by a clatter from the back porch.

 

Red Cross in Oktibbeha County

I'd like to set the record straight regarding recent news stories about the status of the American Red Cross office in Oktibbeha County. In particular, I want to correct the misperception that the Red Cross is abandoning Oktibbeha County. Nothing could be further from the truth.

 

Roses and thorns 7-18-10

Posted 7/17/2010 in Roses & Thorns

Kids' Fire Academy graduates; Starkville Board of Alderman; organizers and sponsors of Sounds of Summer; Billy Brasfield

 

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