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Our View: Looking out for the little guy

Posted yesterday in Dispatch Editorials

Wednesday, Mississippi's Public Service Commission sent an unequivocal message to Mississippi Power: You will not gamble with the rate-payers' money.

 

 

Our View: Is Mickens underpaid or under a rock?

Posted 6/22/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Imagine it is your first day on a new job. What's the first thing you do?

 

 

Our View: Turner's good qualities should not be forgotten

Posted 6/21/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Marty Turner was a no-show Tuesday in what would have been his last official meeting as a Columbus City councilman.

 

 

Our View: Eating out is good for us

Posted 6/20/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

One way you can perform your civic duty is by eating. Sounds too good to be true, right?

 

 

Our View: A small, but important, step in police/community relations

Posted 6/16/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

The Columbus Police Department held its first organizational meeting for its new citizens volunteer group. Thursday.

 

 

Our View: A crisis that can no longer be ignored

Posted 6/14/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its Kids Count Report, which provides data on the state of the nation's children.

 

 

Our View: Can we talk?

Posted 6/13/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Often the solution to a problem begins with a conversation.

 

 

Our View: Programs to feed needy children deserve our commitment

Posted 6/9/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Our View: Candidates deserve our thanks

Posted 6/7/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday marked an important day in our communities as voters went to the polls to select the people who will represent them for the next four years in our mayoral offices and council, aldermen or selectmen positions.

 

 

Our View: Never-say-die Dogs defy odds

Posted 6/6/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

In sports, few things are impossible.

 

 

Our View: Are we going backward on race?

Posted 6/2/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Wednesdays are known as hump days, halfway toward the end of the work week or, stated more optimistically, halfway to the weekend.

 

 

Our View: A call for support for summer jobs programs

Posted 6/1/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

School is out, which means despite what the calendar says, for all intents and purposes it's summer.

 

 

Our View: Workshop fosters cooperation, more effective law enforcement

Posted 5/31/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

This week, 40 law enforcement officers, mostly from the Golden Triangle, are meeting on the Mississippi State campus to sharpen their interviewing and investigating skills.

 

 

Our View: Celebrating a somber holiday

Posted 5/26/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

As it is with all holidays, Memorial Day departs from its original intent over the long holiday weekend.

 

 

Our View: Taking the fight to Parkinson's

Posted 5/25/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday at the Columbus Rotary Club, the Frank P. Phillips YMCA showed off its most recent innovation in its decade-long program to help local residents who suffer from Parkinson's Disease.

 

 

Our View: Legislative malpractice

Posted 5/24/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

It's a done deal.

 

 

Our View: Learning from nature

Posted 5/19/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

There is an old expression that goes, "If you cut your own firewood, it will warm you twice."

 

 

Our View: Runoffs offer evidence that every vote matters

Posted 5/18/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday's municipal runoff elections failed to bring a majority of registered voters to the polls.

 

 

Our View: Box should apologize for campaign letter

Posted 5/16/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Charlie Box is wrong, not just once, but twice.

 

 

Our View: One challenge for students is made clear by eye exams

Posted 5/12/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

When students struggle, the temptation is to attribute poor performance to one of the Big A's -- aptitude or attitude. The suspicion is that the students are either unable to understand the assignment or simply don't care.

 

 

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