- Business notebook: Cape native goes from farm to mobile-food operation (3/20/17)1
- Three out, including city administrator, at Scott City; two resigned, one fired (3/16/17)1
- Several tournaments already booked at Sportsplex (3/16/17)6
- Legal discrimination complaint, ethics complaint filed in Scott City government (3/22/17)9
- Former Scott City administrator: 'I was forced to resign' (3/21/17)6
- Cairo man pleads guilty to bank murders (3/17/17)1
- Two people found dead in Advance house fire (3/21/17)
- Triplett manslaughter case set for July 2018 (3/21/17)2
- Two local lawmakers back charter school bill; Perryville lawmaker objects to measure (3/19/17)19
- Two Cape men charged with second-degree murder of Grandi (3/21/17)2
Speak Out 5/21/12
I don't care whether it is a gas station, wherever, you need to have rules that your employees are not texting unless it is an emergency. Then it needs to be proven. I would be looking at the video footage, because everything is on camera these days anyway, and if I saw employees going around and texting while a customer is in the business, I think I would think about letting them go because it is costing businesses business.
I can't understand why people are either joyful or sad about the deer laws the Cape Girardeau City Council has just passed, because in Cape Girardeau, anybody who has lived here very long knows quite well that Cape Girardeau does not enforce their laws. Anybody who gets out on the street knows that, so there is no worry about this. It will be enforced selectively and sparingly.
Though numerous Speak Out callers are trying to portray our president as being a braggart on his accomplishments, in reality he needs to do much more in touting his record on issues ranging from bringing us back from the precipice of economic collapse to his outstanding record in the area of foreign policy.
In one of the most clueless comments I have ever seen in print, someone in the poll results column called Cape's downtown is "dead." This someone obviously never goes near downtown, where thousands of people go every day to the antique shops, specialty shops, restaurants and clubs. On the weekend evenings there is little or no parking for blocks around as patrons seek out the great live music and art available in this area. If the organizations tasked with the job of promoting Cape would put some time and money into promoting this we could quickly become an art, music and performance center for this part of the country.
It seems incongruous to me that Rush Limbaugh, the doctor of democracy, a man of the people if you will, would be honored by induction into the Missouri Hall of Fame in a closed-to-the-public ceremony.
At my job, I work with people who receive Medicaid funded services, and I have to say, some of the policies sicken me. I cannot stand it when I am not able to help a son or daughter care for their sick parent due to certain policies, but I am able to help a lot of people freeload off the system. Wake up, Missouri. We need to completely overhaul Medicaid and make some huge changes to it. There are way too many people who need help and do not receive it, and there are three times as many people who do not need the help but are just simply lazy.