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.
This week the county took one more step toward what until recently has been a mirage on the distant horizon, a sportsplex.
Columbus is known as the Friendly City, something I pointed out last week, commenting that it was “a pretty good nickname, as it’s tough to find an unfriendly person.” The paper was barely on the street and the column on the Web site before a challenge landed in my e-mail inbox.
City/county ad hoc sportsplex committee, Jackie Exum, Lowndes County Underage Drinking Coalition, Columbus High School Assistant Principal Jill Savely, Rosalyn Hodge and Sarah Wilson
1. Voice of the people: Joseph and Priscilla Ammerman LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ([email protected])
3. Our View: CMSD SPED program takes steps in the right direction DISPATCH EDITORIALS
4. Patrick Buchanan: Has Russia given up on the West? NATIONAL COLUMNS