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Froma Harrop: We don't need political mini royals

Posted 8/1/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Our view: Grumpy old men

Posted 8/1/2013 in Dispatch Editorials

A special screening of the film "Grumpiest Old Men" was held Wednesday at the Lowndes County Courthouse before a captive audience.

 

 

Our view: Tempered optimism: Columbus is not Sourpussville

Posted 7/31/2013 in Dispatch Editorials

Although Stuart Millner is new to town, he seems to have a good feel for the psychological implications of the job before him. Millner, president and CEO of Stuart B. Millner and Associates, met with the media Tuesday afternoon at the Omnova property in east Columbus. Earlier this month, his company closed on the purchase of the 92-acre facility.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: When the deviant becomes the norm

Posted 7/31/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Our view: MUW program offers opportunities for those wanting to expand their knowledge

Posted 7/30/2013 in Dispatch Editorials

Henry Ford, one of the great pioneers of the Industrial Age, once said, "anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young."

 

 

Froma Harrop: America's wilderness gets crowded

Posted 7/30/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Voice of the people: John Brocato

 

 

Voice of the people: R. W. Bell

 

Possumhaw: 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'

Posted 7/29/2013 in Local Columns

Drew and Carter Pack stood on the dock. Each, being boys of 7 and 4 years, had shed their shirts, shoes and socks. Drew, with fishing pole in hand, caught fish while Carter scooped minnows in a cup.

Birney Imes: A Sunday evening on the Champs-Elysees

Posted 7/27/2013 in Local Columns

Paris, July 21 -- Everyone said the crowds would be horrendous. The woman at the front desk was unenthusiastic. Six cyclists from California who were drinking wine in the lobby of the hotel had been to the Champs-Elysees earlier in the day. They had seen the crowds and the giant flag draped from the Arc de Triomphe, and that was good enough for them. They would watch the finish on TV.

 

Our view: Dispelling any ambiguity

Posted 7/26/2013 in Dispatch Editorials

Since the Columbus City Council created a new position and handed it to mayor Robert Smith's campaign manager on July 2, there has been much discussion about The Dispatch's reporting on the subject. More accurately, there has been much discussion about The Dispatch's editorial position on the topic.

 

 

Charles Krauthammer: Stein's Law

Posted 7/26/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Our view: Education Works ... but not at this level of funding

Posted 7/25/2013 in Dispatch Editorials

It is hardly "breaking news," but the state of Mississippi has never put much stock in education. Yes, the state continues to be the one place where you are like to hear the admonition, "Jest cause you got ye one of them fancy high school de-plomer don't mean your better'n us!"

 

 

Voice of the people: Bonnie Carew, Ph.D.

 

 

Our view: A tale of two cities: The worst of times in Columbus, Starkville

Posted 7/24/2013 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday was a bad, bad day for the citizens of Columbus and Starkville. The difference is, only the people of Starkville seemed to care.

 

 

Voice of the people: Carole McReynolds Davis

 

 

Our view: Citizens arise! Your presence needed tonight

Posted 7/23/2013 in Dispatch Editorials

In our system of government, we sometimes are urged to remember that each citizen has a civic responsibility. We are also reminded that people generally get the kind of government they deserve. Most often, these reminders are confined to the election season as we choose our leaders on the national, state and local level.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Straying politicians' five shades of gray

Posted 7/23/2013 in National Columns

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: How much is news worth?

Posted 7/23/2013 in Local Columns

 

 

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