The Big Year-Ender
(Sports Column ~ 01/08/15)
What an awesome year we've had in the great outdoors, and hopefully 2015 will be even better! There's a bit of a cold snap bearing down on us that should bring at least a few ducks down to our area. Deer season is all but over, with just a week of archery hunting left, and the fishing has been fantastic everywhere in the Midwest and will continue to get better as long as Mother Nature will refrain from freezing all the water again! To keep from crying on my computer over the sad story that culminated last Tuesday without filling that youth deer tag I've been carrying around, I figured a look back at the year was in order.. ...
Warren appointed to the public defender trial office in Caruthersville
(Local News ~ 01/08/15)
COLUMBIA --The Missouri State Public Defender System has appointed Susan Warren as District Defender of the Caruthersville trial office, replacing Brandon Sanchez. Warren, a resident of New Madrid County for the last 14 years, graduated from Saint Louis University with a B.A. in Political Science in 1997 and a Juris Doctorate degree in 2000...
State Representative Don Rone ready to serve
(Local News ~ 01/08/15)
SIKESTON -- Having served as a mayor and public administrator, Portageville resident Don Rone said he's ready to begin his next phase of service -- representing constituents of Missouri's 149th District. The newly elected state representative will take oath of office when the first regular session of the 98th General Assembly convenes at noon Wednesday in Jefferson City...
New Year comes marching in
(Editorial ~ 01/08/15)
Wow, can you believe it? There are only 358 days left to Christmas! At this rate, I need to begin my Christmas shopping now while the selection is plentiful and the after Christmas Sales prices are still in effect! Now, onto the New Year! I hope our readers and advertising customers have a blessed and joyous year...
The First Promise of the Bible
(Column ~ 01/08/15)
How do you feel when you have sinned? Do you feel shame? If so, there is hope for you. Sin should make us ashamed of ourselves. God has made us with an inner conscience that accuses when we do wrong and approves when we do right. There was a Native American Christian who compared conscience to an arrowhead in his heart. ...
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