In recent weeks, I have been the focus of criticism from the public and by the media regarding certain actions taken by the full membership of the Starkville School District Board of Trustees regarding leadership changes for our school system.
I had the opportunity and pleasure to attend the presentation of Dr. Martha Liddell mentioned in your article today.
In the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday May 10th, stealthily taking place at 317 Seventh Street N. was destruction and demolition of a National Register Victorian gem, Friendship House.
I hope you write a story about my great grandfather who built Friendship House. He died in the house. My grandfather, Thomas J. Locke Jr., was born in this house.
The prospect of Hope Community Church having a presence in downtown Columbus is indeed an exciting one.
Hooray for Cpl. Donnie Elkin and whatever he makes working for the City of Columbus. He earns every dime he makes, whether it is on straight time or overtime.
Today I saw on TV a story about two sisters, 8 and 7, who wanted to help the victims of the recent tornadoes that hit the Golden Triangle area.
The recent decision of the Starkville School District Board of Trustees to direct Superintendent Judy Couey to take administrative leave and her subsequent resignation due to health reasons has created quite the debate about the board's release of information following an executive session about her departure.
I am writing to express my appreciation to The Commercial Dispatch and Frank Phillips YMCA for sponsoring the Possum Town Mile-A-Day Marathon that started on May 1st.
Just wanted to drop a note and let everyone know about a semi trailer set up in front of Southern Family Market in east Columbus taking donations for the tornado victims.
A man travels the world over searching for what he needs, then travels home to find it..... I'm writing this on my phone, running on very little sleep & little light...please excuse..
The Saturday before the Bush tax breaks were extended, we offered a million dollar net taxable income threshold, and they were willing to shut down the government before comprising.
Who was this kid trying to impress? The daughter of a friend is a kindergarten teacher (not around here). One day one of her students brought a knife to school.
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.
1. Ask Rufus: The blues heritage of the Black Prairie LOCAL COLUMNS
2. Bill Crawford: Mississippi needs every federal dollar it can get NATIONAL COLUMNS
3. Leonard Pitts: 'Hillbilly Elegy': a portrait of America's unseen NATIONAL COLUMNS
4. Roses and thorns 8/28/16 ROSES & THORNS
5. Patrick Buchanan: Lots of smoke here, Hillary NATIONAL COLUMNS