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Another round of thunderstorms and heavy rain coming

A snowy Easter in 1940

Jake Wells, Kent Library muralist

The Daffodil Road

Loose logs roll on river bridge

Cape bridge is baker's art

Everything is on the table again... even snow

10th Anniversary Edition: Wessell's Furniture Co.

More Jaycee Follies of 1976

An Even Better Location For The University...

Jaycee Follies mocks jail controversy

A glimpse of Cape County in 1915

Scott County Central's first state title

Town Plaza aerial in detail

More downtown biz details

JCPenney Main Street sidewalk

Cape hotrod took home first-place trophy

Fire destroys Royal N'Orleans

Viaduct Court aerial

Blog without words: Four seasons at Pomona Natural Bridge

Community bloggers
No Place like Home, Part 1

Patrick Furniture Joins 365 Circle!

Swan to Speak at Children's Rally

Bills, Bills, Bills

2015 Capitol Report XI - Mid Session Report pg1

2015 Capitol Report XI - Mid Session Report pg2

2015 Capitol Report XI - Mid Session Report pg3

Missouri Civics Education Initiative Approved by Missouri House

Priority Bills Passed At Mid-Session - 2015

National Right to Life News

2015 Capitol Report X - pg1

2015 Capitol Report X - pg 2

2015 Capitol Report X - pg3

Donor Spotlight: Stephanie Rogers

Thoughts are living things

Bills reported to the Senate

Fishing series will build youngsters' confidence in the outdoors

The Negotiator

Make a resolution to be kinder this year

2015 Capitol Report IX pg 1

2015 Capitol Report IX pg 2

SERVPRO JOINS 365 CIRCLE

2015 Capitol Report VIII pg1

2015 Capitol Report VIII pg 2

2015 Capitol Report pg 1

2015 Capitol Report VII pg 2

Spring Forward

Everything that happens to you either helps you to grow or retards growth

House Bills Reported to the Senate

Wedding Planning Wisdom

Southeast basketball player trying out for football squad

Porter, Staple headline MBCA all-state teams

You have until April 6 to apply to be Southeast's new basketball coach

2015 All-Ozark Foothills Conference Basketball Teams

COLUMN: Mark Alnutt makes statement with Southeast Missouri State basketball coaching moves

Southeast baseball team to host free clinic on Sunday

COLUMN: An appreciation of Frank Staple

Southeast football team spring practice schedule

Basketball postseason notebook: ND boys hold distinction of defeating all foes after avenging loss

UPDATED: Postponements continue throughout the area

Southeast's Bradley selected second-team all-conference

COLUMN: Margenthaler forced to excuse the inexcusable in regressive season

Southeast Missouri State throwers awarded OVC Field Athlete of the Year honors

District basketball schedule updates (all brackets included)

Updated: Weathers alters Southeast baseball, softball schedules

COLUMN: Southeast men don't leave empty-handed against Murray State

Southeast announces football schedules for next two seasons

Neat Moment At The Ozark Foothills Conference Tournament

Southeast baseball team picked to win OVC title in preseason poll

Bradley sidelined for Southeast men's basketball game vs. Murray State

Keep small schools under local control
In recent weeks, State Representative Kurt Bahr from the St. Charles area filed HB1292. In my opinion HB1292 is one of the worst pieces of legislation to be introduced in the history of the Missouri House or Senate, as it will destroy communities and hurt children throughout the entire State of Missouri by forcing the consolidation of all schools with less than 350 students into neighboring larger districts. ...
Missouri Gov. Nixon doesn't use public email address, text or any electronic communication
The governor of Missouri does not use electronic communication to discuss public business. Well, unless you count the two random emails he sent in 2014 or if you count his Twitter account. Neither does the governor use text messages. He and his staff don't use any kind of chat or instant messaging system...
Missouri Gov. Nixon doesn't use public email address, text or any electronic communication
The governor of Missouri does not use electronic communication to discuss public business. Well, unless you count the two random emails he sent in 2014 or if you count his Twitter account. Neither does the governor use text messages. He and his staff don't use any kind of chat or instant messaging system...
'Stonewalled' worth a read
I just finished reading the book "Stonewalled" by Sharyl Attkisson, a former CBS award- winning investigative reporter. I highly recommend it, especially for anyone interested in the media and government coverage. Attkisson's journalism career has spanned more than 30 years. During that time, she uncovered wrongdoing by those in power, including major corporations, government officials and presidential administrations of both parties...
What? You don't know who should be the next president?
Have you made the Big Decision yet? You know, the one where you take a ballot and pick whom you want to be the next president. OK, maybe you would like to see who the candidates are first. Fine. Be that way. The first official candidate has officially filed to become an official money-raising organization for next year's official presidential election. ...
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