At home this summer, my daughter Zayley, 11, has watched for the mail truck every day with the excitement of someone waiting for her Publishers Clearinghouse check.
Mississippi claims the No. 1 ranking in a statistical category that might surprise you.
No, it’s not public education funding, vocational training skills or even the number of 4- or 5-star football recruits per capita.
One day when I was 15, I was sitting at my dining room table along with about five of my high school track teammates, all of us male. We were laughing about another boy from our school when my mom walked by and heard us.
Home Base: Mississippi Republicans lean on natural selection when it comes to educating its children
My three daughters are all in bed by 8:30 every night.
At least four nights a week, that’s when my wife breaks out the laptop and various paper-stuffed folders.
This newspaper employs more than one reasonably close friend of the Gabe Parker family.
I’ve have often said of my middle daughter, Zayley, she carries with her a potent fire. With it, she can either light a room or burn it down.
Donald Trump is the president of the United States. Regardless of whether you support him, he’s a White House resident presumably until at least Jan. 20, 2021.
Every time you flip on a light switch, you are literally unleashing evidence the idea of American exceptionalism, at least in its traditionally accepted form, is false.
Where do “isms” come from?
You know, the nasty ones: racism, sexism, ageism, etc.
There’s nothing wrong with being a Christian. In fact, I highly recommend it.
There’s also nothing wrong with people allowing their faith to inform their decision-making, in any sphere.