Opinion

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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Letters to the Editor 07-15-21

Dear Editor, Thank you for the Publisher’s Note following the story: Speaker takes a critical look at Critical Race Theory (July 8, 2021, pg.2). You cite the American Bar Association definition: CRT recognizes that racism is not a bygone relic of the past. CRT is not training; it is a practice of interrogating, i.e. questioning.

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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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Capitol Report

by Dist. 58 Rep. David Wood I have received multiple requests to co-sponsor the “Second Amendment Protection Act” which was filed by Rep. Jared Taylor. I haven’t voted against a second amendment bill in the seven years I have been in office and, unless something is added to this bill that would make it objectionable,

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Backstage at the Royal

by Tina Holsten, Executive Director, The Royal Theatre Talent show, ‘Lost Boy’ and more at Royal Hello from the Royal! It’s been a bit quiet around here with the holidays and all, but things are gearing up and there’s been quite a bit of activity lately. This Saturday, Jan. 25, we’ve got a lot of

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