Bootheel Racers Continue Success in the Pool
(Community News ~ 12/03/15)
The Bootheel Racers Swimming program lead by Coach Spence Royer are having a successful 2015-2016 season. The Racers has already hosted a home meet in Caruthersville and traveled to swimming venues in Missouri, Tennessee, and Illinois. Racer Swimming competes in three separate leagues: Mid-South Swim Conference (MSSC), AAU, and USA Swimming. This three league approach keeps Coach Royer busy from a travel standpoint but is the best fit for his emerging a developing program...
November firearms deer harvest ends with 189,938
(Outdoors ~ 12/03/15)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 189,938 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, Nov. 14-24. Of the 189,938 deer harvested, 92,020 were antlered bucks, 21,256 were button bucks, and 76,662 were does. Top harvest counties were Texas with 4,544 deer checked, Howell with 4,046, and Franklin with 3,707...
Portageville Bulldogs look to be tough and aggressive
(High School Sports ~ 12/03/15)
"We have a very young team with only three seniors," said Portageville High School (PHS) Bulldogs Boys' Basketball Head Coach, Jason Irby. The three seniors are Tyler Daugherty, Johanne Karizamimba, and Tanner Staffey. "We have several juniors moving up from the jayvee who will have to step up for us. We have some decent size, we just need to get some guys healthy and develop some chemistry."...
What we know about newspapers
(Editorial ~ 12/03/15)
They are not dead. They're not dying. They'll be reborn, again. He's a wry old newspaperman, speaking in the dark humor of wry old newspapermen. "You can love a newspaper, kid, but it will never love you back." He's speaking of his first and truest love, of course, but it's also a rueful foreboding of what he and so many others knew to be true. Newspapers were dying...
Let's give thanks for our blessings -- and pass them on
(Column ~ 12/03/15)
I had a chance last week to address the annual meeting of the Missouri Association of Counties, a gathering of Missouri mayors and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Anticipating this holiday week, I spoke about all we have to be grateful for -- from a transportation perspective...
The Bible Answers (Part 2)
(Column ~ 12/03/15)
Two weeks ago I mentioned that when the day comes for us to give bold witness for the Lord we will need three things. First we will need a sincere trust in Christ which names him as Lord and reverences his presence and power. Secondly we will need solid training to speak a word of hope and thirdly, we will need to stand and speak boldly our testimony. ...
"Oddball" Ornament Contest underway
(Local News ~ 12/03/15)
This contest has been cancelled!
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