Thursday Apr 10
State Lawmakers Break While Grand Tower Waits
Grand Tower lucked out last week, most of the heavy rain fell to the south, keeping floodwaters away.
Dream offered vision of hope
I dreamed they made the following resolutions: * That no child will go to bed hungry in Springfield; * That no individual or family will lack basic food and housing in Springfield; * That no person will go without needed medical care in Springfield; * That unemployed persons in Springfield will be assisted in securing the necessary ... (more)
Team doctor deserved honor
I would like to thank Brian for his 16 years of service to the university and for being a vital part of our community.
To the Point/Roses & Thorns
How about a four-way tie between Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich? Could it get any worse? -Andy Dalton, Springfield I couldn't believe my eyes when I read that Jerry Fenstermaker is running for Greene County presiding commissioner.
Pornography is elephant in the room
Along with most of Springfield, I felt the gut-wrenching shock at the news of what happened to 10-year-old Hailey Owens, and asked the all-too-common question, "How could this have happened?" Thousands marched in support of those left struggling with the fallout of this tragedy and perhaps to reassure family members that her life had meaning and ... (more)