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If everything seems heavier, if you have grown weary, distant and disillusioned, know that you are not alone. more
Once upon a time, there was a woman with a garden. more
My mother told the story of an election night gathering in the 1950s. My parents were the only two people there who had voted for Eisenhower, and Mother said they tried unsuccessfully to become invisible as the night wore on.  more
As we all know, Joe Biden has said some amazing things. But on Oct. 9, at a rally in Las Vegas, he said something truly shocking, and this crusty old editor isn’t easily shocked. more
I encourage you to grab a Bible and to read Matthew 22:34-40. It is another passage in which the Pharisees are trying to trap Jesus. more
In Sedalia’s early years, the office of mayor was held by many men who served the one-year term. Most then retired from public office and returned to life as private citizens. more
It is difficult to explain a situation, good or bad, to a person who has never actually experienced it. more
I was born in Sedalia in 1937. There were about 100 Jews. Many were extended family, cousins of my mother; they all arrived from Russia in 1904 and ended up in Sedalia — my Mother was 6 years old at the time. more
One of the key things Bethany Szolga has learned in her 16 years as a military spouse is the need to be flexible. more
I was 665 words into this weekend’s column when I decided to check the news. more
The unsettling summer has ended, and in Pettis County, we still grapple with the fact that a young woman was shot and killed by one of our deputies. The sheriff asked that the Highway Patrol investigate, and the Patrol gave the results to the County prosecutor. He then asked that an independent prosecutor evaluate the evidence and determine whether charges should be filed against the deputy. more
To say that I’m badly misplaced in the Age of Technology would be a major understatement. more
What’s wrong with America today? That could make for a long disagreeable discussion. As I watch the news (perhaps a mistake) and read various viewpoints it’s easy to get confused. Everyone seems to have an opinion. Regarding politics, it is difficult at times to see the other side. I’m not planning on sharing my views in the column because frankly they are my views and you may not even be interested. I do want to share some principles from the Bible, which could help us with our differences. more
Julian Bagby was popular enough to be elected to several terms as mayor; he served from 1936 through 1941, from 1946 through 1949, and from 1954 through 1957. He was also controversial enough that one campaign against him carried the slogan “Let’s bag Bagby before he bags Sedalia.” more
We really don’t understand until we have been there. That is where you’ll find yourself as you read on today. more
Dear Editor: I like many Americans watched the first presidential debate last night (Sept. 29). more
Dear Editor: I am very disappointed at the news media's harsh statements regarding President Trump contracting Covid-19. more
Dear Editor: Watching $150 worth of my grass seed and fertilizer wash into the city storm sewer during Sunday's (Sept. 27) downpour, it occurred to me that the biggest offender of the run-off problem the city reminds us of every six months or so isn't the home owners or businesses, but the city itself. more
True artistry transcends time. We may lose the artist, but their creations and influence remain, continuing to inspire generations to come.This week marked the passing of a legitimate virtuoso, … more
“Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold,Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can … more
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