The leader of six charter schools in the Arkansas Delta sees two major hurdles to bringing one to the Mississippi Delta:
1. Human resources: Attracting enough talent to lead a school and teach children.
H.R. McMaster’s 1997 book, “Dereliction of Duty,” exposed our feckless losing strategy in the Viet Nam War disaster. We didn’t fight to win. McMaster says President Johnson and Secretary of Defense McNamara micromanaged the war to elect and keep Johnson in power.
Very few small communities like Indianola have access to the quality of locally produced theater productions that we do through the Mid-Delta Arts Association.
I’d like to express my deepest personal sympathies to the family of Aaron Beamon following his death last week. Losing a son, father, brother or close friend is a terribly difficult thing, especially under tragic circumstances like this.
Most every time a new business opens in Indianola, we try to cover it in the E-T, on the front page if space allows.
STARKVILLE — A report by the nonpartisan but decidedly liberal think tank the Center on Budget and Public Priorities documents that Mississippi is far from alone in the current fiscal year’s revenue shortfall and subsequent budget cuts.