The NCAA continues to make a mess of every controversial topic, and once again it has chosen to fight a losing battle. This time NCAA President Mark Emmert threatened California schools that if a current bill goes into law as written, the NCAA would prohibit them from competing for national championships.
MADISON – A year ago, I was diagnosed with cancer. Not an anniversary worth celebrating. Next month, I hope to reach an anniversary worth celebrating.
My health has been in decline the last few years, although it wasn’t always obvious, even to me. I was having problems walking at times. I had vision problems, too.
It is officially summer time! The temperature and student participation in summer camps signal summer is here. The beginning of summer also denotes the completion of another school year. As I look back on the 2018-2019 school year, the Columbia School District has much to celebrate.
A couple weeks ago I did a story on the city of Columbia receiving the Public Safety Award. The city will not receive the award until next week’s Mississippi Municipal League conference, but the award was already announced.
Cellphones have dug their electronic tendrils deep into all of our brains. The devices are programmed to ding and buzz all the time and keep our attention. A world of information is always right there in your pocket, and the temptation is so great to constantly look at it is almost impossible to resist.
Various ways have been tried.
While it’s understandable for people in this day and age to complain about having to pay for any sort of content on the internet, there is a very good reason why we here at The Columbian-Progress have a paywall on our website.