Letters to the Editor: Nov. 25, 2014

Manning’s coverage rates a strong letter of thanks I recently presented a workshop on music education at the King Early Childhood...

WWII memories keep deeds in perspective An important event in history is quickly approaching, the Anniversary of Dec. 7, 1941, a date we as Americans must never forget or brush aside. As President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “A day which will live in infamy.” Of course I am referring to the Japanese attack on Pearl […]

Citizens will get stuck regardless of election As noted by Cal Thomas in his column the other day in your paper, a government bureaucrat, a Mr. Gruber, who helped design Obamacare called Americans stupid. Well, we all think everybody in government is stupid, too, so it’s a perfect relationship, isn’t it? So, how stupid are […]

Mississippians don’t know who won Senate vote The final verdict in the contested Senate runoff election has been rendered. Senator Cochran was declared the winner but was he? Judge Hollis McGehee and the Mississippi Supreme Court both ruled McDaniel missed a deadline for contesting the election but what about the evidence of voting irregularities that […]

Tupelo Public Schools are more a detention center I’m aware that Tupelo Public School District is a zero-tolerance school system. What the district seems unaware of is that no one is perfect. I never thought in my wildest dreams that my child would get into an altercation at an after-school event, but she did. My […]

Ambulance delayed because it was lost On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2014, I was outside when I heard a siren approaching. There was an ambulance driving at an unhurried speed. Because of the absence of urgent speed I waited a few minutes, went in the house and thought no more of it. Later that afternoon […]

Changing diets could improve US health U.S., state, and municipal health authorities are working overtime and spending millions of dollars to stem the spread of Ebola. Where is the comparable effort to stem the spread of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases that kill 1.4 million Americans annually and are linked conclusively […]

Re-elect Cochran because of seniority, respect, leadership As we head into this final vote, Mississippi stands to gain greatly with the re-election of Sen. Thad Cochran. Thad has always been there for us when we have catastrophes, such as our recent tornadoes that ravaged Mississippi, and we can never forget the epic recovery from Katrina […]

Childers worked hard for all that he holds First of all, we are writing this because we want you all to know how honest and hard- working Travis Childers has been all of his life. Travis did not ask us to write this. We asked him if it would be alright. This has been weighing […]

Journal’s ‘Earth Lady’ praised for making all better people What a privilege we Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal readers enjoy, sharing the knowledge earned in the lifetime of study by the Earth Lady columnist (Margaret Gratz). We are allowed to stroll our yards and gardens, cruise the back roads, traipse the logging roads and recognize birds, […]