Editorial

Library Bookworm 07-21-22

by Stacey Embry,Director,Morgan County Library What is this place? First, let’s talk about my comments last week on isolation and finding proof of God. Have you seen the new images from the James Webb telescope? If not, you need to. I mentioned isolation, not in a negative way, but in the best way, a time

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Missouri State Senate Report 07-21-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Another Fair Season The sun is out, the temperatures are up, and the smell of kettle corn is in the air, which can mean only one thing – it’s fair season once again. To me, local fairs are some of the best events around. For starters, they’re fun with

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Capitol Report 07-21-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley HB 1472 signed into law A bill approved by the General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Parson makes important changes to definitions in state law related to currency and money laundering. The legislation is designed to help prosecutors and law enforcement fight human trafficking. HB 1472 modifies

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Nickels and Sense 07-21-22

by Bryan E. Jones, Publisher Cargo, Precious and Otherwise As most readers are well aware by now, I have an affinity for unique hats. I own styles of all sorts, from many cultures, and made of materials of various origins, from sheep to mines (metal helmets) to alpaca to mushroom to plants in the field

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Letter to the Editor 07-14-22

Thanks to all those who made the Versailles Museum’s (Martin Hotel’s) ice cream social such a successful event. Thank you to the Citizen’s Bank employees; Bill DeMarsico and the members of the Civil Air Patrol; Patio 52; Mayor Jamie Scrivner and the city crew; all the people who donated cakes and other items to be

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Missouri Senate Report 07-14-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Extending Agricultural Priorities For four and a half months at the start of the year, the Legislature spends countless hours crafting and debating legislation to make Missouri a better place to live, work and raise a family. One of the bills we passed this year was legislation aiming to

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