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Possumhaw: The wonder-filled world

Posted earlier today in Local Columns

Another month of spring lay before us. Many years it feels like there is no spring at all; the days change quickly from winter to summer.

 

Our View: Let's show Mississippi cares

Posted earlier today in Dispatch Editorials

Mississippi cares. In some instances, that's a topic for debate.

 

 

Aaron Rice: Drawing a line in the sand against government overreach

Posted earlier today in Local Columns

With the statewide political campaigns gearing up, we are sure to hear often this year from candidates who say they want to stop government overreach from stifling small businesses, innovative startup companies, and job creation in Mississippi.

 

Partial to Home: Avoid heartbreak; get your snoots early

Posted 5/18/2019 in Local Columns

Thursday morning amid a swirl of hickory smoke Ronnie Clayton raised the lid of a well-seasoned cooker and placed about a dozen hog snoots on the grill.

 

Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar

 

 

Voice of the people: Roger Larsen

 

Ask Rufus: Sergeant, not General, James Doolittle

Posted 5/18/2019 in Local Columns

Working on the column about my father's World War II experience last week, I came across a newspaper clipping that reminded me of one of the stories he had told me about Stalag Luft IV, the POW camp he was in.

Five-time NJCAA champion EMCC announces 2019 football schedule

Posted 5/17/2019 in National Columns

With five national junior college football championships in eight years, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will bid to make NJCAA history during the upcoming season with a 2019 regular-season slate comprised of five home games and four road contests.

 

Mona Charen: White males and abortion

Posted 5/17/2019 in National Columns

Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., tweeted in response to anti-abortion legislation passed by the Alabama legislature: "I refuse to believe that these Republican men represent the views of most Alabamians. Their action is both unconstitutional and shameful. The people of Alabama deserve to be on the #rightsideofhistory -- not the side of extremists. Women deserve better."

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Who wants this war with Iran?

Posted 5/17/2019 in National Columns

Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea.

 

 

Our View: A salute to law enforcement

Posted 5/16/2019 in Dispatch Editorials

Each year in May, communities throughout the country take time to reflect on the important work our nation's law enforcement officers perform.

 

 

Voice of the people: Julie Baca

 

 

Froma Harrop: Engineered babies and not-so-good intentions

Posted 5/16/2019 in National Columns

 

Slimantics: A suggestion for Columbus' bicentennial

Posted 5/15/2019 in Local Columns

Pretty soon, Columbus will be celebrating its bicentennial, although no one seems to have figured out exactly when that will be.

 

Patrick Buchanan: Tariffs: The taxes that made America great

Posted 5/15/2019 in National Columns

As his limo carried him to work at the White House Monday, Larry Kudlow could not have been pleased with the headline in The Washington Post: "Kudlow Contradicts Trump on Tariffs."

 

 

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