- Cape businessman known for starting NARS dies at 49 (2/23/17)9
- Man shot by police ID'd; witness shares his side of story (2/17/17)31
- MSHP: McLendon shot in side; autopsy refutes witness account (2/19/17)23
- Apparent punch at girls basketball game propels lawmaker into action (2/21/17)4
- Business notebook: Owners ready to roll out the Barrel 131 (2/20/17)6
- Missouri bill would limit transgender school bathroom access (2/22/17)48
- Annual father-daughter dance provides some fun bonding time (2/19/17)1
- SoutheastHEALTH, Washington University School of Medicine announce collaboration (2/24/17)18
- City issues precautionary boil order near Arena Park (2/23/17)
- $22M bond issue would alter Jackson schools (2/22/17)12
Speak Out 5/25/12
One of the reasons I love Speak Out is that it allows for well-deserved tributes to be paid to deserving individuals. For decades he has worked as a coach and teacher in the Cape Girardeau public school system. For years he was the head basketball coach of the Central Tigers, where he in my view did an absolutely outstanding job. These days, he continues in his basketball coaching capacity at the eighth-grade level. He is also the head golf coach. I've always had a soft spot in my heart for a wonderful educator, coach, humble, and all-around great human being, coach Dick Wadlington.
Can anyone please explain why Jason Crowell threatened to filibuster a bill unless the portion designating November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month was removed? By the way, he was successful in having it blocked. It wasn't even for funding, just awareness about a deadly disease.
No one should be inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians until they have been deceased for at least a few years. Allow time for a true reflection of what history will say about someone.
Steven Tilley's timing to put Rush into the Hall of Famous Missourians deserves more scrutiny. What is he gaining politically by this move? There is more to the choice than meets the eye.
When my yearly prescription needed to be renewed, it required a doctor visit. Cost of visit before the practice was sold -- $57. Cost of same visit after the doctors sold out to a local hospital -- $297! This is a good example of medical costs out of control. If you don't like Obama's plan, use the GOP plan. Oh wait, there is no GOP plan.
Kudos to Chaffee officials for standing up against the pharmaceutical company-retail drugstore axis and requiring a doctor's prescription for purchasing a key ingredient in making meth. The lack of courage exhibited by the Missouri Legislature to address this issue statewide is so shameful it will forever scar and permanently stain the reputation of the Show Me State.