The devastation that I witnessed when Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker as well as Rep. Alan Nunnelee and I surveyed storm damage with local and state officials was overwhelming.
Twenty-three counties have reported damage. At least 1,200 homes were … Read more
I participate in Marc McCool’s Sunday school class at Noxapater Baptist Church every Sunday morning unless my husband and I oversleep. I use the word “participate” because it is more of a discussion class rather than a “sit … Read more
Monday, April 28, while tuned into The Weather Channel, we watched in horror as the meteorologist showed the storm system that was barreling down on my hometown, Louisville, Miss. After several phone calls to check … Read more
The devastation is real here in Winston County. As I walked through just minutes after the tornadoes ripped apart my Winston County Monday afternoon, my heart was deeply saddened.
My mind immediately went to the individuals who had … Read more
There will always be reminders of the devastation that occurred Monday, April 28 yet I hope those reminders will be of how a community pulled together and rebuilt itself from the dust. In some places where homes once … Read more
As race becomes less of a factor in opportunity in American society, it is natural that the country would gravitate away from affirmative action programs that were designed to make up for the inequities … Read more
The State Department took the path of least resistance on Friday, saying it would extend its review of the Keystone XL pipeline project to give other federal agencies more time to contribute their … Read more