Rombauer Cemetery board to meet March 14
(Community News ~ 03/07/20)
The Rombauer Cemetery annual board meeting will be held at 1 p.m. March 14 at the Rombauer Baptist Church fellowship hall. Organizers say it is very important that everyone interested in maintaining the cemetery attend this meeting. For additional information, contact Les at 573-785-1514 or Barbara Nelson at 573-718-2965...
Be informed, questions asked today could change community’s future
(Editorial ~ 03/07/20)
We have a lot of big decisions coming our way this year. It’s the type of election year that kind of wears you out before you even get to the polls. We’re sure everyone was hit with the same overwhelming number of ads for Mike Bloomberg before he dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nominee after seeing a sound defeat on Super Tuesday by Joe Biden...
PBTCC students visit Capitol during busy week
(Column ~ 03/07/20)
It was a busy week at your State Capitol, and I would like to share just a few of the happenings with you. Three bills were passed by the Senate and are now heading to the House for consideration: Senate Bill 644 modifies laws regarding service dogs to ensure the animal is trained to perform tasks and assist the owner with difficulties directly related to their disability; Senate Bill 664 prohibits “call spoofing” and adds it to the telemarketing no-call list; and Senate Bill 673 supports military spouses by allowing them to receive an equivalent license, i.e. ...
Speakout, March 7, 2020
(Opinion ~ 03/07/20)
Poplar Bluff and everybody else, you need to be paying attention to Trump. He’s done bragged over there that he’s cutting, how much he cut Medicare last year and now he’s going to be cutting Social Security if he gets elected. I don’t know if you all remember how many people got cut off when Reagan was in and he took a swipe at it, but as many younger disabled people as there is, that ought to bring you out to vote...
Police reports - March 7
(Police/Fire Report ~ 03/07/20)
MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL Timothy L. Martin, 47, of Doniphan was arrested at 11:55 p.m. Friday, March 6, on a Ripley County warrant for non-support and on suspicion of driving while suspended and no seat belt. He was booked at the Carter County Sheriff’s Department...