In regards to the message placed in The Dispatch by CableOne, concerning the 5-percent franchise fee implemented by the Lowndes County Supervisors.
So much has been said, written and played out about the "Civil" War, many times with "slavery" in the same breath during this 150th year commemoration. Betty Stone got it right.
I've written many letters in the past few years decrying the problems at MUW and shaking my rhetorical fist at those who were in my opinion responsible.
Congress should direct BP fines toward restoration of the Gulf.
I, too, enjoyed the article on the lost art of letter writing, and meant to respond earlier.
How wonderful to think that April has been declared National Letter-Writing Month.
I am the proud owner of an 1890 Victorian home that I personally restored.
Many heartfelt thanks to all of our sponsors.
Planned Parenthood tries to hide behind the pious pose of 'providing health care for women'.
The effort to save Friendship House could not have been possible without the valiant efforts of so many in the community.
I read your "Taming Magby Creek too Costly" editorial in the March 11, paper. It stated that this North Columbus creek, which is actually in East Columbus, is not worth fixing.
Some beliefs are better others
A recent thoughtful column by Columbus editor Birney Imes, which appeared in The Commercial Dispatch and The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, contained a reference to Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and President Abraham Lincoln.
Over the past few years I've read many letters to the editor about how gas prices are always higher in Columbus than anywhere else in the state. I think all this concern is good, and I appreciate the paper publishing all those letters so others may be encouraged to join in the song of complaints.
An open letter to the citizens of Starkville and the Starkville Mayor and Board of Aldermen: This past Friday, March 4, 2011, the Mississippi House passed Joint Resolution 1, a plan to redistrict the Mississippi state House based on population shifts.
Ms. Bardwell (Home, home on the Prairie, March 7) was incorrect about the Taylors and Thurstons. It was a Taylor boy that married a Thurston girl. I should know. They were my grandparents. William R. Taylor married Stella Thurston.
Anyone who did not attend the show Tuesday night at the Trotter missed a really fun event.
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