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Partial to Home: Two angels reeking of alcohol

Posted 9/11/2016 in Local Columns

Out of the blue comes an email from Larry Studdard. If you qualify for a senior discount at the picture show, went to high school in the area and paid attention to the sports pages of that time, you need no introduction.

Roses and thorns 9-11-16

Posted 9/11/2016 in Roses & Thorns

A rose to all those who for whom 9/11 is more than an annual day we pause to remember the merciless terrorist attack on our nation 15 years ago today.

 

Jamie Stiehm: The main champion for conscience: Senator Margaret Chase Smith

Posted 9/11/2016 in National Columns

Her name was Margaret Chase Smith, a Mainer from small Skowhegan. Senator Smith to you and me, she was the first woman to run for president from a major political party.

 

Leonard Pitts: A postcard from post-factual America

Posted 9/11/2016 in Local Columns

"Why haven't you reported that Colin Kaepernick's actions are due to his radical Muslim beliefs? Why are you covering this up?"

Ask Rufus: Horse Hunter

Posted 9/10/2016 in Local Columns

In Noxubee County, east of Brooksville, flows Horse Hunters Creek.

Slimantics: State's budget crisis requires the people's attention

Posted 9/9/2016 in Local Columns

It is easy, often tempting, to ignore the machinations of our state government.

 

Patrick Buchanan: Is tide going out on Hillary?

Posted 9/9/2016 in National Columns

Were the election held today, Hillary Clinton would probably win a clear majority of the Electoral College.

 

 

Our View: All county residents deserve constructive discussions on parks

Posted 9/8/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to send a notice of intent to withdraw from its inter-local agreement with the city to operate our parks.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: How to talk to black people in eight easy lessons

Posted 9/8/2016 in National Columns

Today's column is presented as a public service.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Trump on immigration

Posted 9/8/2016 in National Columns

Donald Trump's recent rant against all things Mexican followed hard upon his promise of a gentler approach toward most of the estimated 11 million immigrants here illegally.

 

 

Our View: MDOC's new visitation policy should be scrapped

Posted 9/7/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Last week, the Mississippi Department of Corrections acknowledged a change in its prisoner visitation policy.

 

 

Voice of the people: Chloe Barr

 

 

Voice of the people: Cindy Burks

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Trump & the Hillarycons

Posted 9/7/2016 in National Columns

In 1964, Phyllis Schlafly of Alton, Illinois, mother of six, wrote and published a slim volume entitled "A Choice Not an Echo."

 

Possumhaw: Mystery of the furling flag

Posted 9/6/2016 in Local Columns

Sometimes it's like other people know something I don't. Like maybe I didn't get the password or learn the secret handshake.

 

Voice of the people: Cameron Triplett

 

 

Voice of the people: Bob Altman

 

 

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