New law requires photo IDs for registered voters
(Local News ~ 07/20/17)
SIKESTON — A new law means Missouri voters will have to show a valid photo ID before voting in their next elections. The new photo voter ID law took effect June 1. New Madrid County was the first in Missouri to have an election with the new law in effect when a special election was held for one of its wards on June 20, according to New Madrid County Clerk Clement Cravens...
Stuck in an Impossible Situation Part 1
(Column ~ 07/20/17)
In Jeremiah 29:1-4 we read, “Now these are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem unto the residue of the elders which were carried away captives, and to the priests, and to the prophets, and to all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had carried away captive from Jerusalem to Babylon; (After that Jeconiah the king, and the queen, and the eunuchs, the princes of Judah and Jerusalem, and the carpenters, and the smiths, were departed from Jerusalem;) By the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, (whom Zedekiah king of Judah sent unto Babylon to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon) saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, unto all that are carried away captives, whom I have caused to be carried away from Jerusalem unto Babylon;”. ...
New visitor bleachers
(High School Sports ~ 07/20/17)
As the High school football season kicks off, you will see a new set of bleachers on the visitors side. Also in the home side, fencing has been added to the top of the bleachers as a safety precaution. Additionally, the Vic Reaves Athletic Field sign is getting a much needed upgrade. - Scott Seal photo...
Keep track of what is going on in Jefferson City
(Column ~ 07/20/17)
Missouri Set to Implement Blue Alert System to Protect Peace Officers (SB 34) Missouri will soon have a system in place to ensure law enforcement officials quickly receive the information they need to apprehend individuals who injure or kill peace officers. The governor recently signed into law a bill approved by the General Assembly that will create the Blue Alert System...
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