Thank you Kiwanis, Buddy Ball
(Editorial ~ 06/24/23)
We want to take a moment to recognize and thank the volunteers of Kiwanis and Buddy Ball. Both groups this summer have worked to provide inclusive activities for children in our community, and this is something they’ve done for many years. We’re very fortunate to have so many people with big hearts in our community who want to make sure all of our youth have these opportunities...
Unfair situations: Hunter Biden and President Trump
(Column ~ 06/24/23)
In my opinion, Hunter Biden received lenient consequences for the federal tax and gun charges brought against him. According to a plea deal, he will admit guilt to misdemeanor tax offenses and avoid prosecution for the gun charge, on the condition that he complies with court requirements. ...
New exhibits on display at HPMEC
(Local News ~ 06/24/23)
The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum & Educational Center has two new exhibits running in the month of June. A photographic exhibit entitled “The Veneto of Ernest Hemingway: Across the River into the Trees” runs through June 30. The exhibit is comprised of a series of beautiful black and white panels. They are displayed in the new exhibit room on the second floor in the museum...
Police reports — June 22-23
(Police/Fire Report ~ 06/24/23)
Poplar Bluff Police Mary McMahon, 53, of Poplar Bluff was issued traffic citations at 12:13 a.m. Thursday, June 22, during a traffic stop on North Westwood Boulevard after it was determined she had no license and the vehicle was not insured. A silver 2005 Chrysler was impounded and towed. McMahon was released from the scene...