October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
(State News ~ 10/05/17)
"Victims-women, men and children in our communities-often need help and protection that they never receive," said Syrecta, Senior Victim Advocate. " It is so important that we make resources available to all survivors who need them." Some victims face difficulty when trying to access services-last year, more than 22,000 Missouri adults,...
Portageville FFA Float
(Local News ~ 10/05/17)
The Portageville FFA had a float in this years Soybean Festival Parade. FFA members worked on it in the vo- ag shop. The FFA chapter would like to thank Joe Kellams for providing the trailer and Bill Hayes Ford dealership for providing the Ford pickup to pull it with...
God Judges Righteously
(Column ~ 10/05/17)
The Psalmist writes in Psalm 58:10, 11, “The righteous will be glad when they are avenged,. . Then men will say, surely the righteous still are rewarded; surely there is a God who judges the earth.” Waking up on Monday this week, to hear of the worst mass shooting in American history, this verse speaks to us today right where we are. ...
The River Heritage Association presents FARM TO FORK
(Community News ~ 10/05/17)
A unique catered affair outdoors in a pecan grove Saturday, October 14th, at 5:00 p.m. Wine tasting with River Ridge Winery from Commerce, and Ludwig Farms Winery from Jackson, Missouri one hour before dinner and bottles available for purchase to complement the meal. ...
Doniphan hopes to get into Bootheel Conference
(High School Sports ~ 10/05/17)
The Doniphan R-I school board approved a motion petitioning for the district to change athletic conferences from the Ozark Foothills Conference to the Bootheel Conference. The move will require a vote of the Bootheel Conference schools, possibly coming as early as November, according to the Prospect-News...
Family Focused Tax Reform
(Column ~ 10/05/17)
On Wednesday, President Trump stood before a huge crowd of people in Indianapolis, Indiana and laid out the details on how he planned to reduce the tax burden on American businesses, families, farmers and workers - giving Americans one of the largest pay increases a president has ever proposed. ...
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