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To the Editor: Owensville is a place that holds many fond memories of my youth. On a recent visit for my mother’s 89th birthday, I noticed a noxious and foul odor permeating the air in … more
To the Editor: The Democratic party recently criticized Mr. Warden’s well written article about voter ID and it’s importance in reducing voter fraud. There is a lot of evidence that there was … more
If I were a young man trying to find a decent job, I would buy an old pontoon boat with a good outboard motor and strip everything off of it to just leave a flat deck. I would acquire a couple of … more
Now that life in Missouri is back to normal, I have so enjoyed being able to get out in the district and interact with constituents again in recent months. Getting your direct feedback and being able … more
As the rate of Covid-19 cases has begun to decrease and the number of vaccinated individuals continues to rise, many are heading back out into the world — unsure of what to expect and what lies … more
We don’t often think that how the U.S. conducts itself at home has much impact on how we face the world, but it does. You’d be amazed at how closely people in countries all over the globe … more
Criteria for election to an American political office, should require love of this country, adherence to the constitution, bill of rights, man’s laws, knowledge of “true” history, business … more
Baseball is a magnificent game. From the bright lights, rich traditions and smell of hot dogs found at a big league stadium to the loud pop of a mitt in the backyard, the sport is ingrained in all of … more
To the Editor: Not much in the world stands still. Things morph… people, priorities, political parties, and sometimes, we’re afraid, even principles. Language changes over time, too. Take the … more
There is no denying it. Coco, the cat, was shot in cold blood. The crime happened towards the middle of the last century, located in a small rural community in central Missouri. The culprit was a … more
People have been contacting me asking if I had heard about the Missouri Department of Conservation declaring that people who take photographs inside public areas they manage must buy a permit to do … more
Democrats and their allies in the national media repeatedly claim that Republicans win close elections because of voter suppression. The source of the “suppression” are laws in states … more
This Memorial Day Weekend, up to 500,000 people from far and wide are expected to travel to Lake of the Ozarks for a few days of boating, fishing, barbequing, supporting local businesses and visiting … more
“In the Missouri Senate, there are show horses and work horses. I consider myself the latter and will continue to let others be the former.” — State Sen. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, majority … more
Sadly, the Fatima Comets’ loss of the district championship to Blair Oaks ended an exciting chapter in many of our lives. Bleachers, umbrellas, coolers, chairs, cheers, sun, rain, wins, losses, … more
President Biden has delivered more for the pandemic than Ex-President Trump did in his last year. I cannot understand is how one can praise Ex-President Trump for his warp speed program, and now be … more
Leaders are the life-blood of small towns and rural communities. The success or failure of community development efforts often rests with the degree of leadership local residents are willing to … more
Less than a year after the pandemic began, Americans had access to three highly effective vaccines that are paving the way forward and away from Covid-19, and that number could soon rise, as the FDA … more
I often listened to old timers who fished the river talk about various ways to tempt big bass, or to catch a limit of goggle-eye. The river was so much different then, so clear and clean. The big … more
Terrapenes, more commonly known as the box turtle, have an average life span of 50 years, with many reaching the centenarian mark. They are found in the wild exclusively in North … more
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