Editorial

Letter to the Editor

I felt the need to reply to the Nickels and Sense article of last week, 10/07/2021, on the dependence on Facebook. I must say I agreed 100 percent with the last paragraph of that article, which I will repeat here: “Let’s ditch the fleeting, fragile, fickle thing that is Facebook and commit to a truly

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Nickels and Sense 08-05-21

Shop Local, Eat Local, Read Local We had an advertiser, who shall remain unnamed, who, when approached about plans for advertising their local business in the local newspaper replied, “Well, I don’t think I’m going to advertise in the paper this year. I am just going to advertise on Facebook.” Our response? A “grit your

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Wheaton is newest Morgan County Department of Conservation Agent

Morgan County is welcoming the arrival of its second Missouri Department of Conservation agent, Matt Wheaton. Wheaton recently transferred from Putnam County in northern Missouri. He graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation Enforcement and a minor in Criminal Justice. Wheaton was a participant in the Protection Volunteer Program,

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Nickels and Sense 07-22-21

Ignorance, Stupidity, Red Lights, and Vaccines I heard a quote this week on a period drama my wife and I were watching. It was something along the lines of: “Ignorance is better than stupidity, because an ignorant person can still learn.” I thought that statement profound. We are all ignorant in certain areas. The good

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Pastor’s Pen 07-15-21

Change of perspective changes everything “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends

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