A few words on the limits to freedom of expression: For what it's worth, there are a few that are acceptable. You don't threaten or incite violence. You don't defame. You don't produce child pornography. And you don't falsely shout "Fire!" in the proverbial crowded theater.
If we can be serious for a moment: The president made an error in judgment by not sending someone with a higher profile than our ambassador to join world leaders Sunday at a solidarity rally in Paris. The White House has admitted the error.
For some time now, officials with the Golden Triangle Development LINK have been stressing the importance of making sure our schools prepare students for the 21st century workplace.
I was recently watching the always thought provoking CBS Sunday Morning show and saw an opinion piece on the terrorist activities in Paris.
There is a new book out called "Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and other Persons of Interest."
Figures compiled by the Columbus Police Department revealed 28 police incident reports at Club Hiedi Ho in 2014.
Monday, the Monroe County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant which resulted in the confiscation of an undisclosed number of gallons of moonshine.
There is a certain je ne sais quoi in conservatives' criticism of the Obama administration over last week's terrorist attack in France.
Monday night, the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees got the final tally of what it cost the district to replace one set of new textbooks for another.
I read with interest the several stories in the Jan. 11, 2015, Dispatch, with an eye towards our state's education.
A group called the Sons of Confederate Veterans has asked Texas to issue a license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.
Last week was a cold one. We spent much time glued to the digital thermometer and calling out temperatures to the household.
I like a feeding frenzy as much as the next shark. But I can't get a taste for Rep. Steve Scalise's blood. The Louisiana Republican, newly elected No. 3 in the House leadership, was recently discovered to have spoken to a group of white supremacists. Democrats see his offense as a scandal to be exploited.
Last week saw another bicentennial event with links to Mississippi.
More than one person said they thought UFOs were descending on Columbus Thursday night when they saw the Chinese lanterns wafting their way north along Highway 45.
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