House road plan flawed

Legislative leaders on one side of the Mississippi Capitol are at least talking again about raising the state’s fuel tax, in light of this week’s forced closure of more than 100 deficient county bridges.

A beloved first lady

Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at the age of 92, will be remembered as the matriarch of a presidential dynasty. She is the only woman in U.S. history to have been alive for both a husband’s presidency and a son’s.

Post Office board has no members

No $69 billion private corporation would dare operate without a single member on its board of directors. Although those positions do not run the day-to-day operations, they are essential for providing the high-level guidance and strategy that any company needs to remain competitive.

Youth show the way

One of the principle issues of our day is school shootings. Even those who have never been terrorized by a mass murderer have to prepare safety precautions in case it does happen.