President Donald Trump's recent news conference pronouncements involving allegations by federal-government whistle blowers reminded me of my growing experience in Missouri's statehouse by public officials seeking to avoid awkward questions from reporters.
In honor of National Newspaper Week — and because your trust is important to us — we invited readers to ask questions about the BH-FP. The following questions, which have been edited for clarity and length, were either submitted this week or posed recently to the newsroom.
Last weekend, we loaded up the SUV and drove to Dallas to attend one of the loveliest weddings I’ve ever seen. Our niece Abbey and her new husband Andrew are off to a beautiful start as a married couple.
I got hit on at the gas station last week. But it didn’t boost my middle-aged, mother-of-three ego because this particular pass didn’t come from a hot guy. It came from a fuel pump.
I was cautioned when I arrived in Polk County that since I was not born here, I would never be “from here” and that I would likely be reminded of that a few times along the way, especially when I dared to offer an opinion.
A recent visit my wife and I paid to Harry S Truman's library and museum in Independence caused me to reminisce about Truman's legacy in Missouri's statehouse.
I’ve got good news and bad news. In March, an international team of scientists conducted an experiment showing that time reversal is possible. But before you jump in your DeLorean for a joyride, I should tell you the rest of the story.
Because you’re readers like me, I know you’ll understand how I felt when I saw this headline in last week’s paper: “Stuttgart, Helena newspapers to close.”
As I watched gray-haired old soldiers salute the flag last Friday, some standing only with the aid of a cane, my heart broke for these men and women of Tom Brokaw’s “Greatest Generation.”
High school students and their parents (and sometimes their grandparents) talk a lot about the “ACT” test and its corresponding scores. Those scores mean a lot when it comes to gaining entry into and earning scholarships for college.