Reading books can take you all over the world

Reading books can take you all over the world

Until I was in college, I was a prolific reader. I read every book I could pick up, and I read each one as fast as possible. I loved being transported...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


An act of kindness

An act of kindness

Dear Editor,I’m blessed! I went to Subway Feb. 28, to enjoy their delicious sandwiches and I ordered and the couple in line in front of me had p...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Perhaps private enterprise can save community center

Perhaps private enterprise can save community center

The government is not a business, and it’s silly to treat it like one. There are always going to be non-profitable government programs that are ...

March 14th, 2017 |  


In support of SFCC’s bond

On behalf of Trane U.S. Inc., I am pleased to provide Trane’s endorsement of State Fair Community College’s Building Strong Futures Bond I...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Trust isn’t implied any longer, it must be earned

Trust isn’t implied any longer, it must be earned

Sadly, government and trust have become like oil and water.While Americans are expected to uphold the values of accountability, fairness and transpare...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Sedalia Ambassadors ‘well received’

Sedalia Ambassadors ‘well received’

The Good Roads campaign in Missouri during the first two decades of the 20th century had resulted in graveled roads linking the small towns of each co...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Contruction is for classrooms

Response to Letter to the Editor,I would like to respectfully address some misperceptions that were presented in Mr. Rowland’s letter published ...

March 10th, 2017 |  


A box of memories

A box of memories

Every once in a while, especially when it is rainy outside, I like to just sit down on the floor with a box of old pictures I keep in my room.I like t...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Morning sometimes ‘breaks’ too early

Morning sometimes ‘breaks’ too early

The Ministerial Association in Sedalia sponsors special services during Lent: Every Wednesday morning during Lent, at 7 a.m., one of the churches host...

March 10th, 2017 |  


When nature gets too close

When nature gets too close

Max and I have lived in our house for almost 27 years now. One of the reasons we bought the house is the back yard with its towering trees and floweri...

March 10th, 2017 |