Opinion
243 results total, viewing 41 - 60
Members of the Missouri General Assembly wrapped up their work this week on an extra session called to combat violent crime in our state. During the session, called by the governor, lawmakers passed … more
I wonder why Mrs. Schnieders chose to say the “bastardly Democrats.”  Labels such as that are a propaganda technique.  Over the last 50 years, the Republicans have had 149 … more
A teal is a duck… a little duck about half the size of a half-grown chicken. Most of them have a wingspan just shy of 24 inches and a weight just shy of a pound. There are blue-winged teal and … more
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
Missouri’s House displayed unusual constitutional discipline during this summer’s anti-crime special session. House leaders obeyed a state constitutional provision which requires a … more
Most all waters in the Midwest have catfish, but if you want to eat some, you should go after those in ponds, lakes or rivers that are not muddy or of substandard water quality. Preparing for a … 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
Some years back I took a pair of northerners on an Ozark float trip and in mid-afternoon dark clouds began to form to the west, with the ominous roll of thunder in the distance. I knew of a big, … 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
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 13 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.