A birthday is a time for reflection. I hope you will indulge me. Growing up in Columbus, my favorite pastime as a kid was cruising all over town on a bicycle. Across the river was off limits, so naturally, that's where we went. In those days all the honky tonks and beer joints were over there. We were more interested in the curb markets that sold firecrackers. I still fancy myself an explorer.
What do Starkville and Oxford have in common? Starkville today reminds me much of Oxford, circa 1995. If you take offense at the suggestion that Starkville is 15 years behind Oxford, swallow your Bulldog pride and take a trip up there.
I just read your article from April 24 about Charles Lindbergh's landing in Maben in 1923. It brought a smile to my face
Roses and Thorns 8-15-2010
The article written by Commercial Dispatch staff on Aug. 8 concerning the strike at the Omnova Solutions plant in Columbus, contains a website that recruits temporary replacement workers.
First of all, thank you for publishing my letters. Signed letters carry so much more weight than anonymous posts, but even they give an insight to the opinions and attitudes of the general public.
I attended the Aug. 3, alderman meeting to state my objection to a six-month moratorium on cutting certain trees in the city of Starkville.
Jerry Rice had some poignant things to say the other day. As he was being inducted into pro football's hall of fame, Rice admitted he has been consumed with fear throughout his football career.
After reading Councilman Dumas' letter it reminded me of past conversations I have had.
So, Obama's popularity polls are going down. It's not because his policies are all that bad and many do not like him; it's because of his race.
Caledonia mayor discusses disagreement
Unemployment in the Golden Triangle now ranges anywhere from 10.7 percent (Oktibbeha County) to 22 percent (Noxubee County). In light of these staggering numbers, I think now may be a good time to review a few methods of finding both work (for the unemployed) and workers (for employers).
I am the only sister to John A. Hall, formerly of Columbus. On July 1, 2010 my brother was on his motorcycle traveling down Highway 45 North.
Openly gay Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's decision to overturn the voter approved Proposition 8, that defines marriage as between one man and one woman in California, slices at the jugular of true democracy.
I have read with considerable interest the many opinion pieces and articles in the paper pertaining to personal freedom infringement by the current and past actions of the Board of Aldermen.
Do you feel like you're being watched? If you were strolling down the Riverwalk in the evening hours over the past three weeks, you probably were.
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