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Keni Thomas

Keni Thomas Brings Teamwork To Schools

By Keni Thomas, Posted August 22nd, 2013

Written by Erinn Callahan

PORT ARTHUR — A high-risk military operation and teaching algebra do not sound like similar climates. But according to Keni Thomas, their most fundamental component — teamwork — is the same.

“Each job is absolutely dependent upon the other jobs,” said... READ MORE

Andy Andrews

Andy Andrews Speaks to 500 Educators About Driving Success to the School System

By Andy Andrews, Posted August 22nd, 2013

Written by Tiffiny Woo

Eufaula City Schools welcomed bestselling author and speaker Andy Andrews for their annual teacher institute Friday.

Andrews gave the 500 plus educators and administrators present some fresh and unique ways to drive success in their school... READ MORE

Sean Forbes

TEDxNASA - Music + Accessibility = What Matters Next

By Sean Forbes, Posted August 21st, 2013


"Def" has been a part of the hip-hop lexicon since the early 1980s, but for Sean Forbes it means something different. A profoundly deaf musician, Forbes suffered permanent hearing loss at the age of one, yet pursued a lifelong aspiration towards a career in the music industry. He... READ MORE

Scott MacIntyre

American Idol's Scott MacIntyre Kickstarts Fan Funded Album

By Scott MacIntyre, Posted August 20th, 2013

Scott MacIntyre

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Scott MacIntyre captured America's hearts back on season eight of American Idol with not only his powerful voice but his inspiring story. "I've overcome a lot with blindness and kidney failure before Idol. I wouldn't be where I am today without holding on to hope."... READ MORE

Dick Morris

Stop and Frisk Decision Based on Tortured Reading of the Constitution

By Dick Morris, Posted August 19th, 2013

The U.S. District Court decision striking down New York City’s stop and frisk law may condemn the nation’s largest city to a return to the days of crime and mayhem which preceded the administration of Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Since 1992, the number of homicides in the... READ MORE

Mark Levin

Mark Levin’s “Liberty Amendments”

By Mark Levin, Posted August 19th, 2013

Written by John Hayward

Radio host Mark Levin’s new book, The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic, is one of the most focused, accessible, and aggressive political books you’ll ever find.  Levin’s thesis is that the balance of power between the three branches of the... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

King’s unfinished work

By Michelle Singletary, Posted August 15th, 2013

On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. led a March on Washington that focused in part on economic equality.
“The Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity,” King said that day.

Fifty years later, the income and wealth gap for minorities is still... READ MORE

Mark Levin

Mark Levin’s radical proposal: 10 amendments to the Constitution to restore the American republic

By Mark Levin, Posted August 15th, 2013

Written by Jeff Poor

In a new book set to hit bookshelves Tuesday, radio talk show host Mark Levin proposes 10 amendments to stymie the growing reach of the federal government.

According to Levin, the Constitution has not proved to be as an effective... READ MORE

Richard Branson

Richard Branson on the Art of Public Speaking

By Richard Branson, Posted August 8th, 2013

Editor's Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. Ask him a question and your query might be the inspiration for a future column.

Q: My biggest fear is speaking in public because I usually start shaking or stammering, or sometimes I can't... READ MORE

Elizabeth Smart

‘Every day is a gift’: Former child abductee Elizabeth Smart speaks at annual Longview Regional even

By Elizabeth Smart, Posted August 7th, 2013

Written by Christina Lane

Elizabeth Smart, who was snatched from her Utah bedroom more than a decade ago, said Thursday night she could have spent the rest of her life dwelling on the horrific events of the nine months she spent in captivity,... READ MORE

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