Longtime Mississippi Republicans will remember political consultant Stuart Stevens for his work on early campaigns for the late Sen. Thad Cochran. Since those early races he has become a highly successful media strategist and has helped elect numerous Republican governors and senators.

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The late U.S. civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” On Jan. 20th, the U.S. observes a national holiday in Dr. King’s honor.

About the time the village of Gum Pond began to woo the Mobile and Ohio Railroad to come through, Simon Wolf, a Jewish peddler, decided to settle here in 1853 and open a store. Wolf followed a trend among many itinerant Jewish street traders of the time. He settled in a village in the South,…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy of holding on to the two weak articles of impeachment against President Trump was starting to rattle some Democrats who felt they were losing the political battle. Last Wednesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) told reporters, “If we’re going to do it, she…

While there are always students for whom school assignments are relatively easy and those for whom they are difficult, there are also students who struggle in one area and excel in others. In simple language, these students are often referred to as twice exceptional.

Lee County School district voters reaffirmed backing of their school system Tuesday with a 91 percent majority approval of a $15 million bond issue to fund a career and technical education center.

There are 99 better, or at least less abject, senators. However, Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is inadvertently useful by incessantly demonstrating the depths to which senators sink when they jettison institutional responsibilities to facilitate subservience to presidents of their party. Consider …

Criminal activity imposes huge costs on black residents in low-income neighborhoods of cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia and many others. Thousands of black Americans were murdered in 2019. More than 90% of the time, the perpetrator was also black. Leftists …

We were on the way to ballet rehearsal. It’s my favorite 30 minutes of the day. It’s a chance to break away from work, and to touch base with my only child. She’s 14 now. And it won’t be long before she’s driving herself. I treasure these moments.

Success in economic development is the goal of every county and it comes from long-term planning and sustainability. Local leadership and guidance have been the anchors of our community, and the Community Development Foundation continues to develop ways to prepare future leaders. CDF is exci…

The 2020 U.S. Census is well underway, and workers across our country are ready to coordinate this massive, once a decade undertaking. By April 1, an invitation will go out to every American household to participate online, by phone, or by mail. It is important that as many people as possibl…

By now most eligible voters have likely decided where they stand on the Lee County School District’s proposed $15 million bond issue to construct a proposed career and technical education center. The only question that remains is who will go out and vote?

Success in economic development is the goal of every community and it comes from well thought out strategy and purposeful execution. The Community Development Foundation (CDF) has spent the past decade developing infrastructure, land, buildings and people in order to reach success and growth…

Former national security adviser John Bolton shook up the Trump impeachment standoff recently with his announcement that, if subpoenaed, he is “prepared to testify” before a Senate trial. It’s still not clear, of course, when or even if a trial might occur, since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi i…

Not long ago, someone asked me about the origin of the Tupelo High School Golden Wave mascot and if the team had ever been called the Tupelo Tornadoes. No to the second question. Then I turned to two sources for the answer to the first question: Dale Dobbs and the late Phyllis Harper.

From community entertainment to business and education, there was a lot of good news to celebrate last week from throughout Northeast Mississippi. Let’s look at some of the highlights from last week as reported by staff writers Dennis Seid and Blake Alsup.

I was in the doctor’s office recently, waiting to have a staple removed from my tongue, when I noticed an item in Cat Fancy magazine. The story claimed that dolphins were as intelligent as humans.

Prior to Iran’s missile attacks on U.S. bases inside Iraq, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said, “We are not seeking war with Iran, but we are prepared to finish one.” Esper said the U.S. prefers a “diplomatic” solution to the escalation of tensions in the region.

WASHINGTON – The sails of Sen. Josh Hawley’s political skiff are filled with winds gusting from the right. They come from conservatives who think that an array of – perhaps most of – America’s social injuries, from addiction to loneliness – have been inflicted by America’s economy. Individua…

With the return to school this month many students come home with a variety of self-prescribed inabilities. Whether it’s “I can’t, I don’t know, It’s too hard, or I just don’t get it,” students clearly can experience frustration when trying to master new concepts and ideas and methods. What’…

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