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Dear editor, On March 10 the Word & Way reported that the Missouri Baptist Convention called for an emergency prayer meeting because Hannibal LaGrange University — an MBC-controlled … more
It’s pretty safe to say that most people don’t like complainers.  That must be why Ben Lee is so well liked! He is usually ready to greet visitors to the Polk County Recycling … more
I am writing a letter to encourage a "Yes" vote on the April 5 Pleasant Hope School Bond. This is a NO tax increase, it will provide $3 million in funds. These funds will help renovate each of the … more
Last week I did something that took no effort at all. I turned 49. As special occasions go, you can’t beat a birthday. No one expects you to plan for it. No one needs you to cook or shop or … more
If you live in or near the southwest Missouri community of Nixa, you’ve heard of Sucker Days. You might have eaten sucker at this annual event. However, that’s where many … more
Dear editor, Music instruction is going well at Bolivar Middle School. Solos and ensembles were memorized and performed recently. Professional evaluation was offered for each performance, … more
I love it when something old becomes new again. And lucky for me and my fellow letter lovers, word games are not only new again, they’re cool. Even my teenagers are doing it. In case you … more
Daylight saving time begins Sunday. Wonder if my two stocker calves will remember to reset their clocks. Probably not. Our milk cows never did when I was a boy. In fact, it was never an issue … more
I am a mother to ten biological children ages thirty-three down to six. Our fifteen-year-old daughter is in a long-term mental health facility and I am unable to visit her and give her a hug due to … more
If you watched the Super Bowl a few weeks ago, you may have noticed that most of the car commercials were for a specific type of car — electric. Electric cars and crypto currency were the two … more
Perspective. The way we see things, the way we listen, the way people listen to us, the way we feel about certain circumstances, and the way those circumstances affect us, everything is defined by a … more
This year's session of Missouri's legislature has been flooded with measures to control what local public schools must do or cannot do. It represents an erosion of the reverence I regularly heard … more
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