Letters to the Editor: May 22, 2015

Ray Rice violence case outcome disappoints many agencies S.A.F.E. Inc. and other agencies that provide services to domestic violence...

Make urban violence a series of games A friend of mine had an interesting idea. Since demonstrating, destroying and ravaging cities seems to be the popular thing to do, why don’t they make a national sport out of it? Set up contests to see who can destroy buildings, loot stores, destroy lives and ravage assets […]


Vicksburg National Military Park will observe the conclusion of its Civil War Sesquicentennial on Monday, May 25, 2015, with two memorial services and a concert. At 9 a.m., a wreath laying, rifle salute and playing of “Echo Taps” will be held to honor the over 17,000 Union dead buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery. At 11 […]

To those who lost: Why I didn’t vote for you I didn’t vote for you because you wanted to go to Washington to fight. You said you were going to fight about everything, and you said it over and over, in person and in print. I don’t want my representative to fight. I want my […]

Daily Journal needs tougher questions The only true test we have of our so-called representatives is their actions. Their words are vague, misleading, and often outright untruthful. Do you intend to ask the hard questions of the two survivors of the 13-person clown train headed to Washington? Saying they want to “stand up to Obama […]

Continue progress in reducing kids’ drinking Graduation season means a lot of preparation time for high-schoolers and their parents. Parents spend months planning graduation parties, but it’s important to find time to talk with teens about making safe choices when it comes to underage drinking. For more than 20 years, research has proven parents have […]

‘Les Miz’ cast, crew deserve more applause Hats off to the cast and crew of “Les Miserables.” Please take another bow. When I heard that this was to be the spring musical, I took a deep breath. Yes, the question was there. Can TCT pull this off? Now only did they pull it off, they […]

Addressing mental health before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4) When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. We start before Stage 4-we begin with prevention. When people are in the first stage of those diseases, and are beginning to show signs of symptoms like a persistent cough, high blood […]

Lawndale Elementary School assistant principal Ian Shumpert’s love, passion and caution for his students stretched outside the classroom Monday afternoon. I have six children who attend different schools in TPSD. I had just picked up my youngest two from Parkway and was headed to TMS when my tire blew out. I frantically called Lawndale and […]

Obama’s succeeding in destroying our nation I wish to respond to the April 22 opinion article by Bob Craig. I want to ease his mind and that of Arvin Mosley. After those last six years of President Obama I was hoping those drinking the Koolaid might have woke up. The GOP is not looking to […]