Bootheel farmer honored for agriculture advocacy by Missouri Corn Growers Association
(Community News ~ 05/03/18)
MATTHEWS, Mo. — Mike Geske’s efforts on behalf of farmers has taken him into the St. Louis Cardinals’ stadium to meet with food bloggers, to a free range chicken farm on the outskirts of Sacramento, Calif., and halfway around the world to lobby the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland...
Senate Votes To Boost Medicaid Funding Proposal For Care Seniors
(State News ~ 05/03/18)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Older Missourians who struggle with debilitating physical impairments and chronic medical conditions would get additional financial relief to help pay for the highly specialized 24-hour nursing home services they require for daily survival under the budget passed Wednesday by the Missouri Senate...
What is Saving Faith?
(Column ~ 05/03/18)
There are many inadequate and false concepts of saving faith. It is a very important biblical truth. We should not be confused about what true saving faith is. Faith is the key to receiving eternal life. The Bible says in Ephesians 2:8-9, "For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast." There is only one door to eternal life. ...
House Approves Legislation to Improve Well-Being of Foster Care Children (HCB 11)
(Column ~ 05/03/18)
This week the House approved a wide-ranging bill meant to make life better for children who are in, and who leave, foster care in the state. House Speaker Todd Richardson in January created the Special Committee to Improve the Care and Well-Being of Young People, to focus on improving the state’s child welfare system. The Department of Social Services is responsible for nearly 13,000 children this year...
Gates signs with Williams Baptist
(High School Sports ~ 05/03/18)
On Tuesday, Portageville Senior Hunter Gates has signed his letter of intent to play baseball with Williams Baptist College at Walnut Ridge, Ark. "I am very excited about this, said Gates! "This is a religious college, and this is where I need to be at. My family is very religious, and it is a very short distance from here."...
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