It was like someone rang the dinner bell right a noon on Saturday, because the cars started pulling into the parking area in front of his roadside stand, and the people were lining up to buy The Angry Pig barbecue being served by Tom Leake.
Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S.
Missouri schools closed last April in an effort to slow the spread of the virus and keep teachers, students and their families safe in the early days of the pandemic and the unknowns it posed. While learning from home was an acceptable alternative while we figured out how to navigate Covid-1…
After the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office officially certified the April 6 elections, some people could breathe a heavy sigh of relief.
My shoes made a slower, older echo as they climbed the walkway in front of the buildings on East Springfield. The elementary school complex was almost unrecognizable to me—additions and upgrades covered the original structures like layers of clothing.
Following the announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration earlier today, the Lincoln County Health Department paused the distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to residents.
About 40 parents and their children arrived at 10:00 on Saturday, April 3, to take part in the fun provided by the folks at Silex Community News, Knight Owls Cafe, and numerous anonymous donors.
Hear that wind? Not too loud—just a pleasant puff of air that slides across your ears like a whisper. Like pursed lips blowing syllables of fresh thoughts that tickle and excite.
Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) seeks interested and qualified candidates for four, three-year term seats on its Board of Directors.
Weather permitting, starting Monday, the bridge located on Route CC, over Bryant’s Creek, approximately 3.6 miles west of Route 79 near Elsberry, will close for a bridge replacement project with the anticipation of completion prior to Independence Day.
Success is a hard thing to measure. Do we count how many times a name ended up in history books, or do we cheer for the stranger who by letting his wife drive their Model T Ford in 1910 helped create a new normal in society? Clarence Cannon, a congressman from Elsberry, is a historical figur…
Weather permitting, from April 19 to April 22, MoDOT crews will close Lincoln County Route P at Old Kings Lake Creek, located south of Kickapoo Road, for bridge work.
The American Dream and the various cultures we have here are a huge part of what makes this country great. We are a nation of people whose families were at all one point or another, immigrants looking to come to the United States for a better life and opportunities. We are a mixing bowl of c…
I have plenty to worry about. One of my ears sticks out farther than the other. I get my kids’ names mixed up with long-dead relatives. If gas gets any more expensive, I will be working just so I can drive to work.
On March 19, the health workers vaccinating residents from Lincoln County and beyond at the Lincoln County Health Department were treated to lunch as a show of appreciation, thank to the Lincoln County Democrat Club.
On Tuesday, the House passed the first notable bipartisan piece of legislation of the year, and I was proud to be a part of it. Together, my colleagues, Congresswoman Young Kim, Congresswoman Carolyn Bourdeaux, the Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez, and I negotiated a bill …
On Easter Sunday I always wore a new dress to church. My shoes didn’t tie like everyday sneakers. They were secured with a single strap across the top of my lace-cuffed socks and buckled on the outside edge of each shoe.