Tiffany named Bootheel Conference softball Player of the Year for spring season
(High School Sports ~ 05/27/16)
Portageville swept the player and coach of the year honors following the announcement of the Bootheel Conference all-conference softball team. Pitcher Taylor Tiffany was named the conference Player of the Year and her coach, Ashlie Patton, was named the Coach of the Year...
Mini Coopers rally through southeast Missouri
(Local News ~ 05/27/16)
here were several on-lookers last Saturday morning, May 21, at the Riverfront Park and Walkway as a Mini Cooper Rally was about to begin. Members of two Mini Cooper clubs, the St. Louis Mini club and the Mid-South Miniacs of Memphis joined together to motor from New Madrid to Ste. Genevieve by way of backroads to find hills and twisties, or curves...
State Legislators close out 2016 Legislative Session
(State News ~ 05/27/16)
Access to records maintained by public governmental bodies took a hit in the 2016 legislative session. New laws, if signed by Governor Nixon, will limit public access to police videos, some voluntary agricultural data, and crime scene photographs. Most bills that were approved become effective on August 28, 2016, unless noted...
"God, the Poor, and the Weak"
(Column ~ 05/27/16)
In Nehemiah 5, it's recorded that some of the people began exploiting the poor and Nehemiah steps in and cries foul. This servant of God considered the poor to be valuable members of society, and he protected them. Much of Scripture is replete with directives that have behind them the concern God has for the poor and helpless, people who have no power in society. Men may think of them as less important and less valuable, but God shows they are of great worth in His eyes...
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