Right To Pursue Happiness

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, the the United States does not have a "Department of Happiness." We all have the right to "pursue" happiness.

Bob Bogart


Parent Engagement in Public Schools

Adequacy Of School Funding, Inequities And The BEP - And Response

We The People Still Are The Militia


Public policy must enable parents and community leaders to serve their schools, districts, and community more efficiently and effectively. Parents are the most important teachers of values to ... (click for more)

Currently, many communities and local education agencies in America are being compelled to focus upon the issue of adequate school funding and both the State of Tennessee and Hamilton County ... (click for more)

A statement in a recent letter to the editor noted that this country’s founders “never supported an unlimited right to guns”, and that “only citizens trained and qualified to be in the military ... (click for more)


Opinion

Parent Engagement in Public Schools

Public policy must enable parents and community leaders to serve their schools, districts, and community more efficiently and effectively. Parents are the most important teachers of values to their children. Children benefit when they see their parents engaged in their education. A 1966 report titled “Equality of Educational Opportunity” (otherwise known as the “Coleman Report”) ... (click for more)

Adequacy Of School Funding, Inequities And The BEP - And Response

Currently, many communities and local education agencies in America are being compelled to focus upon the issue of adequate school funding and both the State of Tennessee and Hamilton County are no exception. This can often be a polarizing and perplexing issue as funding structures, student/school necessities and budgetary constraints are just some of the considerations that have ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tyler Reid Charged With Attempted Murder Of Step-Brother At Ooltewah Home; Said Shooting Victim "Has A Demon"

Authorities have charged 21-year-old Tyler Reid with shooting his step-brother in the head early Tuesday morning at a home in Ooltewah. John "Dee" Hayes Jr., 24, had injuries that were called life-threatening. Reid was charged with attempted first-degree murder. A deputy said when he arrived at the home in the 9000 block of Heatherloch Lane he found Reid sitting on a couch ... (click for more)

Douglas Holmes, 35, Shot And Killed On Portland Street After Argument Over Fake Money; Jeremy Sutton, 20, Charged

Douglas Holmes, 35, was shot and killed early Monday morning on Portland Street after what police said was an argument over fake money. Jeremy Sutton, 20, has been charged with criminal homicide after police said he admitted to shooting the victim 7-8 times after initially shooting him. At approximately 12:23 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 2000 block of Portland ... (click for more)

Sports

John Hunt: It's Always Tough Saying Farewell To A Pet

There comes a time in every pet owner’s life when difficult decisions have to be made. Althea and I experienced one of those Monday morning when we decided to send our cat CJ to the rainbow bridge. It was a painful decision, but it was the right one to make. We had gotten CJ when he was just a tiny kitten in October ’97. We figured he was about six weeks old, so we picked ... (click for more)

CASL: Monday's High-Point Scorers

BIG RIDGE HIGH-POINT SCORERS: 19 – Alana Ratchford, Nathan Jungels, Caleb Aslinger 18 – Morgan Floyd 17 – Lander Smith, Katie White, Quinn Young 15 – Alex Pruett, Brayden Walker, Dylan Floyd, Ben Jungels 14 – Emily Thomson 13 – Amelia Hunt 12.5 – Chapman Mathis 12 – Ryan Wilson, Logan Carroll 11 – Marina Rodgers 10 – Sara Crane, Lily Urbanski, Alex ... (click for more)