As the process of filling spots on the nation’s highest court has become increasingly divisive, some are calling for a fresh look at that method.
As a hybrid owner, I am happy to pay an assessment as long as there is an increase, however small, in the gasoline tax. Gas guzzlers degrade the roads and bridges more than my small and light hybrid.
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…
Tupelo’s city government has faced internal and external turmoil in recent weeks, due to issues largely stemming from national partisan politics.
While few can argue the value and necessity of students learning to work collaboratively, most can also provide limitless examples of where group work led to a single individual championing the entire project.
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.
“Civility, service, family,” award-winning cartoonist Marshall Ramsey wrote in the starry sky of his pictorial tribute to the late President George H. W. Bush.
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.
Mississippi Superintendent of Education Carey Wright spent time in Northeast Mississippi this week as part of a statewide tour of the 18 school districts who received an “A” rating for the 2017-18 school year.
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.
The scene at the U.S. Capitol on Monday as former President George H.W. Bush lay in state presented a tableau and a lesson for those who seek earthly power and believe it can change things.
George Herbert Walker Bush and Gillespie V. “Sonny” Montgomery were both elected to Congress on Nov. 8, 1966, and both took office on Jan. 3, 1967. Unknown to either of them at the time, it was the beginning of a long and meaningful friendship.
It’s true that George H.W. Bush was the last president from The Greatest Generation. This week, commentators have pointed out that when Bill Clinton defeated Bush for a second term, Clinton’s youth was a big plus.
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 …