Not so taxing: Give to club, help yourself

Not so taxing: Give to club, help yourself

Missouri taxpayers can help local youth and themselves with state-sanctioned tax credits.The Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri has a cou...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Old cooks and pie safes

Old cooks and pie safes

I believe the gourmet cooks of today with their exact measurements and formula recipes would be lost in our grandmother’s kitchens, and would fi...

July 29th, 2016 |  


The struggles of being a woman in the workplace

The struggles of being a woman in the workplace

In 1972, right before my sophomore year in college, and before law school was even a gleam in my eye, my mother took her 20+ year teaching resume to t...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Timing off on city questionnaire

Timing off on city questionnaire

Let’s start this column by giving credit where credit is due: It’s commendable to see that the administration of the City of Sedalia sees ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Christian Richards: Clubwoman and leader

Christian Richards: Clubwoman and leader

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a new type of woman appeared in the United States. She was educated, intelligent, and committed to impr...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Our View: DNC: Dems’ chance to build excitement

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Pondering road trips, old movies and hot air

Pondering road trips, old movies and hot air

Short takes and not-so-deep thoughts:• One of the greatest feelings one can experience is dew-laden grass on bare feet – especially if it ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Remembering barefoot days and simpler times

Remembering barefoot days and simpler times

Columnist’s Note: I wrote this memory years ago, and each summer I am reminded of it by someone who also walked the streets of Sedalia on those ...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Be safe during this heat wave

Be safe during this heat wave

Though it’s stating the obvious, I must say it. It’s hot. I know that July is mid-summer, and that summer is supposed to be hot, but the h...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Christina Richards: A legacy for Sedalia

Christina Richards: A legacy for Sedalia

Marion Wright Edleman, leader of the Children’s Defense Fund, once commented, “Service is the rent we pay for living.” A life dedica...

July 19th, 2016 |