What price for history?

Webster’s define a museum “as a building, room , etc, for keeping or showing a collection of things having to do with art, history, or sci...

September 27th, 2016 |  


The reason why I am a one-issue voter

The reason why I am a one-issue voter

The reason why I am a one-issue voterThere is no shortage of issues to command the voters’ attention in the November elections: fighting Islamic...

September 27th, 2016 |  


State Legislature needs to comply with federal law

State Legislature needs to comply with federal law

On May 11th, 2005, the U.S. Congress enacted the the “REAL ID Act” which attempted to make the process of issuing drivers licenses and oth...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Law or not in 1920s Sedalia

Law or not in 1920s Sedalia

Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendall Holmes once suggested that the law is not what is written in the books but what happens when a bad person comes i...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Houses save memories

Houses save memories

One day as my wife and I drove home, we noticed an old country house that we had watched deteriorate over the years had finally succumbed to the ravag...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


It’s important to listen to what others say

It’s important to listen to what others say

Shouting in protest is usually the result of someone stating their objections or attempting to address an issue in a rational manner, but having those...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Speak clearly and directly

Speak clearly and directly

Since Emily was in middle school, I’ve noticed that young women use a speech pattern I call the “perpetual question.” I know youR...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Homecoming brings alums, district together again

Homecoming brings alums, district together again

Homecoming is our annual celebration of the bond between the Sedalia community and our school district.Each year, Smith-Cotton High School alumni gath...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Honoring our veterans

Each November, Crossroads Hospice makes a special effort to honor Veterans for their sacrifices and commitment to protecting our freedoms.But this yea...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


A bad day for Missouri?

Kyle Garner is a Democrat running against Nathan Beard in the 52nd District of the House of Representatives. As a Democrat his views are not surprisin...

September 21st, 2016 |