National Safe Boating Week is underway
(Local News ~ 05/19/18)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Missouri State Highway Patrol is reminding the public National Safe Boating Week is underway. Col. Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, said the week, which is May 19-25, is purposefully scheduled just prior to Memorial Day weekend — a time many people consider the kickoff to the boating season...
Common sense 101 course needed for all
(Editorial ~ 05/19/18)
Let me propose a new course of education for tomorrow’s leaders. The course would be labeled Common Sense 101. And it should be required of all students. Here’s what triggered my imagination. A Colorado town this week unanimously approved a new city ordinance that bans lying or sleeping on city sidewalks...
(Opinion ~ 05/19/18)
Tired of the robots I wish you could get a hold of a person when you called them some place. You just talk to a robot and they just push a button, push a button, push a button and then when they do give you to a human they don’t know anything anyway. You might as well be talking to a robot. It gets so frustrating. Everybody is fussing about it. What happened to when you called something you get a human every time? Somebody with some sense. Thank you...
(Engagement ~ 05/19/18)
MATTHEWS, Mo. — Tim and Debbie Jordan have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Leigh Jordan, to Andrew Eugene Hernandez, son of Alfredo and Eugenia Hernandez of Buda, Texas. A 2007 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School and a 2014 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, the future bride is an administrative coordinator for Texas Gas Service in Austin, Texas...
Pattons to mark 70 years of marriage
(Anniversary ~ 05/19/18)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Patton will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the First Church of God Fellowship Hall, 500 King Ave., in Portageville. The public is invited to attend.