Once upon a time, decades ago, mothers were able to let their elementary-aged children roam free and alone.
On March 20th, Mel Brown passed away in Kitchener, Ontario. He had lived in Canada for several years and was considered the "BB King" of Canada.
If you’ve seen the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey,” you have an idea of what they look like.
Deborah, a friend visiting from New York who loves most things Southern, invoked the spirit of Eudora Welty Friday evening. At issue was whether she should have a dessert made from chocolate, pecans and vanilla ice cream.
On behalf of the “Grilling on the River ‘09” committee, staff and volunteers, many heartfelt thanks to all of Columbus, Lowndes County, and the Golden Triangle.
Harvey Myrick, Karen Stanley, Columbus-Lowndes Development Link, Tommy Parker, Sherilyn Richardson, Reed Mackay and the city of Starkville
Starting today, readers will see a slimmed-down Commercial Dispatch with a fresh, new look.
Our District One Congressman is still waiting for my call to thank him for voting “yes” on President Obama’s pay back spending spree. Well, it ain’t never gonna happen and I bet everyone who can “add to and take away” feels the same way. Cause after comparing the Obama stimulus to the Bush stimulus, this is what you get: Under Bush we poor folk received 1,200 big ones, which is the same as the filthy rich received. Under Obama the filthy rich received millions and billions; we have received nothing. Should we be calling to say thanks? No way. I just can’t wait for the big fat tax increase so they can start sending more money abroad, how about you?
There is a certain poetry about Columbus — literally. Writers are among us, in places you wouldn’t expect, recording bits of everyday life.
The new, narrower Dispatch should indeed be easier for some to handle. I am essentially one-armed since my left side was severely handicapped by a stroke five years ago. The daily TV listings should not be too much of a problem, as long as you list the NEXT day’s programs. Some people don’t get a paper until late in the afternoon.
Mississippi University for Women, Dr. Del Phillips and Willie E. King
“Hey, didn’t you say you were on Paul Harvey?” Nancy Perkins asked her husband when she heard news of the radio broadcaster’s death recently.
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