- Obama shortens sentence of inmate from Cape (1/19/17)9
- Jackson police describe night of anger, car crashes, drug possession by 18-year-old (1/22/17)5
- Business notebook: Jackson salon owner also opens a clothing store (1/16/17)
- Area hospitals hope a box helps prevent infant deaths (1/19/17)6
- Meat-processing plant faces $70K penalty for Clean Water Act violations (1/17/17)4
- Local students to perform with choir at inauguration (1/19/17)3
- Southeast to lose $3.5 million from state in budget cuts (1/18/17)21
- Subjects of interest in 1992 killing take polygraph tests; results not revealed (1/18/17)2
- Governor cuts $146 million, colleges take hit (1/17/17)
- Comedian, cancer survivor Tom Green headlines sold-out Cancer Center benefit (1/22/17)
Cigarettes are serious issue for our health
Patrick Naeger laments the lack of support for him to be nominated to a state health commission. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that he makes money by selling cigarettes to customers at his drugstore in Perryville, Mo.
When Patrick Naeger quits selling cancer-causing cigarettes, maybe we'll believe he's seriously interested in the health of Missourians.
JOE JACKSON, Charleston, Mo.