Blakely resigns from DPS
(Local News ~ 05/09/18)
SIKESTON — Detective John Blakely has resigned from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety effective immediately, according to City Manager Jonathan M. Douglass. “This was a decision Blakely came to after being reassigned with no law enforcement duties within DPS,” Douglass said Wednesday in a news release. ...
Growing approval rate questioned by pollsters
(Editorial ~ 05/09/18)
I’ve never been a big fan of polling, specifically political polling. Today, polling has become big business. Experts offer all sorts of mathematical logic and reasoning to justify their polling techniques. And when their poll results are woefully off-base, they offer equally compelling logic to explain the outcome...
(Opinion ~ 05/09/18)
Need burnin’ barrel I am in need of a burnin’ barrel and I’d appreciate if you’d put your number in the Speakout if you have a burnin’ barrel for sale of if you know anyone who does have a burnin’ barrel for sale. I appreciate it and thank you for letting me speak out...