Public Service Commission can help save Noranda jobs
As superintendent for the New Madrid County R-1 School District, it is with great concern, for our community and school district, that Noranda Aluminum has been placed in the position to have a rate design case before the Public Service Commission (PSC). ...
The Islamic State, terror and the Muslim world
The Obama administration is leading a multi-front offensive against the Islamic State (IS), a terrorist movement in the Middle East that has seized large areas of both Iraq and Syria, in the name of re-establishing a single caliphate -- a government combining religious and political authority -- over all Muslims...
The time for action in America is now
Editor's note: The following column originally appeared in the Sept. 21 edition of the Sikeston Standard Democrat. Despite efforts to the contrary, I am a worrier. I know we're told to leave our worries to a higher power. And though I believe with all my heart that this is the best approach, human nature kicks in and I find myself worrying...
Keystone Pipeline makes 'cents' for the U.S.
It has been more than six years since backers of the Keystone XL Pipeline first submitted an application to the U.S. State Department to begin construction. This crucial project would build needed infrastructure while creating thousands of jobs and promoting energy independence. Congress demanded action; President Obama should not make us wait...
Some go-to classics from a newly married couple
I am so excited to share recipes today from the newlyweds in our family. My niece, Laura Bollinger, is the new bride of Craig Hutson. Laura and Craig have just married in a beautiful wedding on a perfect day and will start their life together in Maryland Heights, Missouri...
Events: Editor's picks
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