Letters to the Editor

City needs to clean up public properties as well

Dear Editor, While I can appreciate the efforts of the city and new city inspector to hold property owners accountable for their properties, certainly, it ... Read more

10 years later, Katrina’s effect on education

Among the many remembrances and reflections on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast, one of particular interest is the discussion of its ... Read more

Addressing the mentally ill, gun rights in America

In 1896 the US Supreme Court, with one dissent,  Justice Harlan’s eloquent dissent, decreed the existence of a “the” Blacks and denied this “them” the ... Read more

A violent culture creates violent nature

While watching media coverage of more senseless murders — this time two young TV staff persons doing their job — all of us must wonder ... Read more