In his inaugural address almost exactly three decades ago, President George H.W. Bush reminded Americans that some ideas are timeless. Those ideas, he said, include “duty, sacrifice, commitment, and a patriotism that finds its expression in taking part and pitching in.”

As we enter the Christmas season, we have much to be thankful for in our All-America city. Over the past five years, our council and administration have worked diligently to make sure that our city is succeeding. More importantly, our citizens and our city’s businesses have worked diligently…

Throughout the campaign to complete the Senate term of Thad Cochran, racism was a constant refrain. Even in the two articles in the Sunday Daily Journal analyzing the result of the election, the focus was on racism.

George Bush, in his personal life and his political career, exemplified dignity, honesty, integrity, service and courage. It might be useful for the older ones of us out here to explain to our kids and grandkids what those values were and why they are still important in the crass age of Trum…

Do you ever wonder why so many people in the world hate Christians? Have you ever wondered why some governments, China for example, do not want Christianity in their land? Nor do Muslim dominant countries. What is it about following Jesus that causes such hostility?

At the beginning of his long and well-lived life, George Herbert Walker Bush, who in politics was always prosaic, acquired, by way of a grandfather, the name of a British poet and priest (George Herbert, 1593-1633). He acquired much else from family inheritance.

We have an opportunity to bring unity and rise above this controversy that has taken place over the last few weeks. We all have said things that are hurtful to the entire city, and as the leadership of Tupelo we must work together and continue to move this great city forward.

In the emergency room and on the battlefield, it’s easy to appreciate the wisdom of a triage system: those with the greatest need are helped first. But few of us, particularly the wealthy, apply that same type of thinking when it comes to making donations to charities.

For every action, there is sure to be a reaction. There has been much said in reference to the Mayor of Tupelo not attending the historical event from President Trump. That was his choice and his choice alone to make that decision. And for that, we should all be understanding of that action.…

On his recent visit to Gulfport, President Trump convened a roundtable discussion to highlight opportunities to reform our criminal justice system. I participated in this important discussion, along with Vice President Pence, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, Gov. Phil Bryant, and …

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