6:00 PM Nov 21, 2015
The winners this week are 50 million children and 3.4 million teachers in 100,000 public schools.
3:00 PM Nov 17, 2015
Paul Stumb is president of Cumberland University.
5:00 PM Nov 11, 2015
Across our nation this Veterans Day, Americans are taking the opportunity to honor the men and women who sacrifice so much for the country. Veterans’ willingness to give of themselves in defense of our shared country has supported the lives we live every day.
4:00 PM Nov 10, 2015
I have several old Lebanon post cards from my grandparents treasure, but I saw one on Facebook last Thursday I had not seen before.
3:00 PM Nov 10, 2015
Very few people can light up the room the way Fred Thompson did. The truth is, most public figures have always been a little jealous of Fred Thompson. His personality had a streak of magic that none of the rest of us have.
5:00 PM Nov 5, 2015
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” ~ George Carlin, American counter-culture comedian (1937-2008)
4:00 PM Nov 5, 2015
Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business, and CEO of Ramsey Solutions. He has authored five New York Times bestselling books. The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 8.5 million listeners each week on more than 550 radio stations. Dave’s latest project, EveryDollar, provides a free online budget tool. Follow Dave on Twitter @daveramsey and on the web at daveramsey.com.
4:00 PM Oct 22, 2015
Every few years, there comes a new idea to save American public schools.
3:00 PM Oct 16, 2015
By now, I’ll bet you’ve heard some version of this statistic: Our region is expected to grow by more than 1 million new residents by 2040.
5:00 PM Oct 8, 2015
By Mike Sheppard Professional Educators of Tennessee Many Americans believe that the major problem within public education is the lack of focus within the administration of a school.
4:00 PM Sep 27, 2015
A pair of Tennessee Republican lawmakers are marching down the same path to legal defeat trod so many times before — nullification.
3:00 PM Sep 26, 2015
Republicans who want to abolish the filibuster in the U.S. Senate are Republicans with short memories.
3:00 PM Sep 24, 2015
As Wilson County students begin a new school year, returning to the classroom can signify many new challenges and many new opportunities for all students both young and old.
3:00 PM Sep 9, 2015
As I traveled across the Volunteer State during August, I spoke with many Tennesseans about the nuclear agreement between Iran, the United States, and other world powers. While opinions of the agreement vary, there is perhaps no greater geopolitical issue facing the world today than preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.
3:00 PM Sep 2, 2015
Aug. 24 marked a big day for thousands of Tennesseans and a big day for the future of our state as the first class of Tennessee Promise students began their college careers.
3:00 PM Aug 29, 2015
The Commercial Appeal published a story Friday that examined 22 shooting deaths of suspects by Memphis police since 2009.
3:00 PM Aug 25, 2015
Saturday, Maureen and I participated in a special event in the Southwest corner.