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What a great country we are! Where else do we have immigrants from around the world who stood in line for years or risked their lives to be part of the U.S. and also mobs of people who want to … more
On Saturday, Aug. 29 a brother and sister from St. Louis drove to Gerald to talk about racism. They called it a Desegregation/Integration Rally. Despite death threats on Facebook they came. This … more
For most of us, Labor Day Weekend means the end of the summer. We use the long weekend to spend time with our families and cook hotdogs and hamburgers in the backyard before the leaves start to turn … more
So you’re registered to vote. You’ve heard a lot about different ways to vote in the November election. If you haven’t decided whether to cast your ballot in person or not, don’t wait too … more
While the 2020 legislative session was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the legislature was still able to pass numerous bills that address some of the most pressing issues facing the state. The … more
According to Breitbart, both Mueller and recent Senate Intelligence Committee investigations found “no collusion” between Trump’s campaign and Russia. Mueller had this knowledge in 2016, but … more
Mr. Warden, I just renewed my subscription to the Maries County Advocate, with mixed feelings. On the one hand, I appreciate having a newspaper that reflects local events and people, and has some … more
A long time ago, we decided to go in chronological (by age) order to determine who would be hosting the sister day celebration. This month “August” was my turn to host the event. When it‘s your … more
Several weeks ago, the governor called the Missouri General Assembly back to Jefferson City for an extraordinary session to address violent crime in our state. This comes at a time when St. Louis … more
Over the last several weeks and months we have seen our case count increase and most notably over the last couple of weeks we have seen a sharp increase in numbers. As of the prior weekend … more
The Missouri Senate concluded its work on an extra session to address violent crime this past week with the passage of several important measures.The session, called by the governor, specifically … more
When a person is found to have a communicable disease (COVID-19, HIV, tuberculosis, chlamydia, etc), one of the jobs of the nurses at the County Health Department is to identify those people who were … more
Well, after last Saturday (Aug. 29) no one can say that racism is not alive and well in the Owensville, Rosebud, Gerald area. No one can say that what happened  in Rosebud in 2014 when the … more
We in the newspaper business have been concerned about the ability of the United States Post Office to deliver the mail in a timely manner for as long as I can remember — specifically … more
As most of you know, we had a graphic story in last week’s newspapers. A lot of people are asking, “Why would you print such a horrendous story?” The reason is very … more
This was the first week back to school for many students in the Third District. Since our state’s schools closed in April parents, students, and teachers have all stepped up to adapt to distance … more
The Senate Intelligence Report of August 19th deserves attention. The report is very damning in regards to Mr. Stone coordinating with a Russian spy, think GRU, for coordinating with Wikileaks for … more
We were flying to the Moon, we were finding life on Mars, we were dropping bombs with drones, we were getting bigger cars. We were building finer homes, flying out to warmer lands, we were busy … more
The Challenge of CoronaTo the Editor: In response to your article, I want to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude for your reporting of a disturbing case that affects the whole … more
We are a nation adrift. Even before the pandemic and George Floyd’s death, the US was piling on problems with little sense that we had either the leadership or the political will to address … more
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