Not only did Columbia’s Christmas parade draw record thousands downtown, but it also brought the community some statewide recognition.
As this nation mourns the passing and remembers the legacy of George H.W. Bush, his brand of statesmanship — decent, honorable, respectful of adversaries — seems so foreign to modern-day national politics.
Here’s a great idea from Yahoo Sports columnist Dan Wetzel: Since some of this weekend’s college football conference championship games essentially are the first round of the playoffs, how about replacing these games by bringing four more schools into the chase for the national title?
This marks the 398th year that families on this continent have gathered to give thanks to God for the blessings of living in this free and bountiful land.
One week ago in this space, we noted a warning Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum gave to the Columbia Rotary Club about Mississippi’s troubling population loss. Among other things, it means a smaller group of high school seniors that colleges are competing for.
As the World War II veteran rose slowly from his chair to be recognized Monday during the Marion County Veterans Day program, one of his brothers in arms seated next to him placed a hand on his back to help hold him up. The assistance was both needed for practical reasons and symbolic of the bond America’s veterans share.
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum shared a sobering statistic about the state’s population loss during a visit to Columbia this week.
Keenum said there were 30,000 high school graduates in Mississippi this year, but by 2022 there is expected to only be 27,000. That’s a 10 percent drop in just four years.
There are times when texting on a cellphone can be dangerous — the most obvious being when the person doing the texting is sitting behind the wheel of a moving vehicle.
Zigzagging lines stretched more than the length of a city block on Main Street Tuesday night as trunk-or-eaters came out in droves.
Downtown businesses are to be commended for putting on the event themselves. It was a fun time for families and seemed to go off without a hitch.
The Wall Street Journal pointed out an interesting fact about the response to the migrant caravan slowly moving toward the United States from Honduras: The 5,200 troops set to be deployed there in the next several weeks plus the 2,000 National Guardsmen already there means there will be more of a military footprint at the border than is current