Opinion

News from Syracuse

by Harold Nicks What all happened around Syracuse this past week? My good friend Norma Cramer went on to be with the Lord. Joan was helping Shonna Pace set up a garage sale at the Syracuse School last Thursday, our granddaughter went into labor and was still in labor Friday. Friday night was the American

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Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library At the Missouri Public Library Directors meeting, during a discussion about HR, specifically firing or disciplining employees, the lawyer for St. Louis County Public Library mentioned empathy. He actually implied that, as librarians, we are an empathetic lot and that is not always the best attribute when issues

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Letters to the Editor From Our Readers

Dear Editor, My name is Charla Gross-Hook and it’s been my privilege to be a member of the Versailles City Fire Department since 1999. For years, I was the medical officer, as I am a Missouri State licensed EMT-B. Recently our new Fire Chief, Chief Duane Miller, gave me the honor of holding the Assistant

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Capitol News by District 6 State Senator Mike Kehoe

Earlier this session, I read with interest and amusement a quote attributed to Thomas Edison: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” With all due respect to Mr. Edison and his abilities as an inventor, he might have been an even better prophet. As I talk

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