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Our View: 'Tell me a story'

Posted 9/23/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

The Columbus Arts Council opened its fifth edition of Possum Town Tales on Thursday evening and will continue through Sunday.

 

 

Our View: City officials exercise poor judgment in travel decision

Posted 9/22/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Earlier this month, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, Police Chief Oscar Lewis and Assistant Police Chief Fred Shelton traveled to Detroit to attend the funeral of the mother of a CPD police lieutenant, spending $4,130.79 of taxpayer money.

 

 

Our View: The W's return to athletics

Posted 9/21/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

By this time next year, Mississippi University of Women will literally be back in the game.

 

 

Our View: The openness of government is at question

Posted 9/20/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Over the past two years the media and members of the public have multiple times filed open meetings complaints against public bodies in this state.

 

 

Our View: A standard that should apply to every board appointment

Posted 9/15/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

With the Columbus Redevelopment Authority, the city may be onto something.

 

 

Our View: Accentuating the positive

Posted 9/14/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith said it himself: His job is to be the No. 1 salesperson of the city.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Our View: Leaders and followers

Posted 8/31/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

In non-maritime references, the word "flagship" is used to describe one of a group of things which is recognized for its leadership qualities.

 

 

Our View: Nuns' murders should begin dialogue on death penalty

Posted 8/30/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

If ever there was a textbook case for the death penalty, this should have been it.

 

 

Nature’s force

Posted 8/26/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Nature can be a magnificent thing when we pause to notice.

 

 

Our View: All of us play a role in ensuring veterans services

Posted 8/25/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

There are many, many ways we honor our veterans, all of them merited.

 

 

Our View: Student test scores should be viewed in proper context

Posted 8/19/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

The Mississippi Department of Education released the results of the statewide Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP) test this week.

 

 

Our View: AG Hood's job is harder than it should be

Posted 8/17/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Jim Hood has a tough job. In recent years, it's even tougher than it ought to be.

 

 

Our View: A one-horse race doesn't always produce a winner

Posted 8/16/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

For some time now, city leaders in Columbus have been a door-to-door salesman's dream. Now it appears Lowndes County leaders are equally accommodating.

 

 

Our View: From Frisbee golf to comic books to gourmet food, a jam-packed weekend

Posted 8/12/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Generally, summer weekends are a "do it yourself" proposition where arts, entertainment and events are concerned. It's just too hot, the thinking goes.

 

 

Our View: Unmet needs represent opportunity for service

Posted 8/11/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday, we told the story of Kay McElroy and the Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary she founded in Caledonia 29 years ago.

 

 

Our View: In Tollison, a capable advocate for education

Posted 8/10/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Of the many, many voices we hear from Mississippi's elected leaders on the subject of K-12 education, it is interesting that the two most articulate and well-reasoned are, essentially, neighbors.

 

 

Our View: The value of a college education

Posted 8/9/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Something very important is happening this week, even for those of us who aren't directly involved.

 

 

Our View: Communication builds trust between police, community

Posted 8/5/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Talk about unfortunate timing. On Wednesday, a day after the national "Night Out Against Crime," no fewer than five felonies were reported in Columbus.

 

 

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