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Not too long ago, I received an e-mail because of my praise of the work District 41 Rep. Randy Pietzman has been tirelessly doing over the last few years in trying to stop sex offenders in Lincoln County.

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One room schoolhouses have fallen by the wayside, much like dreams that seem to fade away as smoke in the wind. But to lose all memory of yesterday would be like losing our dreams of tomorrow. Most children these days have never seen or even heard of a one room schoolhouse, with only one tea…

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Step outside on a late September afternoon and you hear the sounds of a million voices singing about life. It is at once raucous and soothing; rhythmic and staccato. Close your eyes and feel the electricity that surges through the air in a music as primal as any noise on earth.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - A Reagan-Trump Country Breakfast will take place on Sept. 25, at the Moscow Mills Lion’s Club Community Center at 30 Freise Industrial Drive in Moscow Mills between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Lincoln County Republican Club is sponsoring this event to highlight officeholders…

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Last week I shared my views on the disastrous and heartbreaking situation in Afghanistan. Only moments after the bulletin was sent, we learned that a family here in the Third District lost their son in the attacks at the Kabul airport. Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz lost his life in his pursui…

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At 10:35 a.m. on Sept. 3 a crash that resulted in minor injuries occurred on Route U on-ramp to Highway 61. Carl Murray, 53, failed to stop his 2014 Chevrolet Cruze at a stop-light and struck the left side of 26 year-old Brianna Marciante’s 2018 Honda Civic.

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Ah. The changing seasons. We had our first refreshingly cool evening in ages; the temperature outside dipped into the blessed 60s.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - The Lincoln County Republican Central Committee is pleased to announce that Gov. Mike Parson has appointed Daniel A. Heavin as Coroner for Lincoln County.

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Narcotics lieutenant leaves Troy PD for St. Charles but will remain in Lincoln County

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Thousands of people took to the streets to honor LCpl Jared Schmitz on Sept. 8 when he was brought home after being killed in action on Aug. 26 in Kabul, Afghanistan. 

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Community Opportunities Employment Services worked with County Market in Winfield to conduct the six week Summer Work Experience with eleven Lincoln County high school students this year. 

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On June 28, 1894, Congress passed an act making the first Monday in Sept. a national holiday.

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An accident that took place on Aug. 31 resulted in a minor injury and a totaled vehicle.

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Hawk Point, Mo. - Brenda Bryant of Hawk Point was elected to the Office of National Chaplain of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Auxiliary at its 108th National Convention in Kansas City. 

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Nestled in the woods on the outskirts of  Cuivre River State Park is the remnants of a house that Joseph and Sue Luaders have called home for the past 38 years.  Little did the Luaders know when they  purchased the property from Anna Harper and moved from southwest St. Louis with their four …

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My brothers decided to have their friend, John Graham, over to spend the night. I was 12 or 13, and he was my first crush. They spent all afternoon in the back yard, and after supper they slunk to my brothers’ bedroom to guffaw and make rude noises. Nasty, mouth-covering-hand snickers oozed …

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The 2nd of September celebrates V-J Day, Victory over Japan Day. The Japanese surrendered on board the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay on this day back in 1945. The Japanese Instrument of Surrender, the signed agreement that signified the surrender of the Empire of Japan, took 23 minutes and si…

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Summer is winding down, and after a fun-filled few months of family trips, camps, summer jobs, and spending a little extra time together, it is time for Missouri students to return to school. Back-to-school season is always an exciting time of year. School sports start back up, the kids get …

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I’m almost certain everyone was inconvenienced in some way by construction on Cherry Street in Troy knocking out everyone’s Internet connection for half a day a couple of weeks ago.

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On Aug. 24 at around 10:20 a.m., Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers responded to a crash on westbound Highway JJ at Lakeview Circle in rural Lincoln County.

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I obviously don’t remember exactly when it started. According to my daughter, that’s understandable. For the last few years, she’s been taken on the role of REMINDER.