Trees provide multiple benefits to us. They provide shade during hot afternoons; reduce storm water runoff, increase property values and provide other benefits.
You asked: For the past several weeks, I would have to really scour the sports section – (such as it is) of the BH-FP to even try to find the scores for the Bolivar men’s basketball team. Most of the time it wasn’t there. Wrestling, swimming, girls basketball, results from other towns, etc. …
Recently, I took a shower and stood under the stream of hot water trying to think up profound, writerly thoughts. But it was hard to concentrate because I kept hearing a faint yet high-pitched sound: PING!
A recent lawsuit filed against the Missouri House has highlighted a growing conflict between demands for openness in government versus the expectation of Missouri citizens for personal privacy.
As the Bolivar Herald-Free Press gears up for its annual Pride and Progress special section — set to be inserted Saturday, March 28 — the newspaper is seeking help from its readers in the form of nominations.
There’s a framed saying at the top of our stairway that we see each time we reach the top step. In typewriter font, it reads “Wake up. Work hard. Have fun. Be kind. Repeat.”
About eight years ago, I wrote a column about how I almost never turn on the radio in the car anymore. Except for listening to the occasional podcast, I like it best when the car is quiet. The low hum of the road gives me time to think.
As the Bolivar Herald-Free Press gears up for its annual Pride and Progress special section — set to insert Saturday, March 28 — the newspaper is seeking help from its readers in the form of nominations.
A few weeks ago, a weird thing happened as I carried a bin of holiday decorations from our house to the storage closet. The cumbersome box blocked the view of my feet. But who needs to see her feet when walking around her own house, right?