I'm a conservative first with libertarian leanings and a little bit of liberal in me. Robert Koehler's column "Public Enemy No. 1" (in Tuesday's Dispatch) was very interesting. I grew up being taught the evils of marijuana and other "recreational" drugs. I still wish people wouldn't destroy their and others' lives with drugs, especially addictive ones. It is a dead-end road.
The televised interviews for the position of Columbus police chief will be rebroadcast on Channel 3 on CableOne the next three nights beginning at 6.
Listening to the interviews for police chief of Columbus was such a wonderful experience.
I would like a Rose to The Dispatch for featuring the Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7th story.
My part-time job as educational consultant in several states lets me see and experience every type of teaching situation imaginable. Often it's not so good. Oh, the stories I could tell.
I would like to challenge every parent or grandparent in the Golden Triangle to look deeply into the eyes of their children and grandchildren.
After reading what Republican Congressman Alan Nunnelee said to the Columbus Rotary Club this week (11/22/2011), one wonders if these leaders of ours have ever read a book that wasn't required reading. The case in point here is Nunnelee's belief, and a standard Republican talking point, that "governments do not create jobs" (quoting the news article which presumably quoted him).
The elections are over and as always we have winners and losers. To those who won and will serve our community for the next four years I congratulate you on your victory and wish you well. To those who were defeated I want to thank you for your willingness to serve and hope that this will not discourage you from seeking public office in the future.
Starkville is literally at a crossroads. It is time for fresh, creative and rational thinking followed by decisive action by the mayor and aldermen.
It was shortly before 5:30 Friday morning, October 21, when I was awakened by the telephone ringing. My daughter, Scoti Diane Springfield Domeij originally from Columbus, in Colorado Springs, Col., called to say that she had been awakened about 11:30 Thursday night by a loud knocking on her door.
Supporters of Proposition 26 do not know much about life's origins.
Several news organizations have invited comments on issues deemed important for consideration in choosing among candidates for public offices in this election year.
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2. Ask Rufus: In 1819 this was Columbus, Alabama LOCAL COLUMNS
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5. Kathleen Parker: What we will look for Monday night NATIONAL COLUMNS