Remember the fallen, and drive safely this weekend
(Editorial ~ 05/26/18)
Memorial Day weekend provides an opportunity to pay special tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives in service to this country. No sacrifice is greater. There’s a great deal of history that surrounds the Memorial Day observance. The honoring of those lost in military service began — according to most accounts — as Decoration Day to mark the passing of Civil War soldiers who died. Some accounts however have the observance starting earlier than that date...
(Opinion ~ 05/26/18)
When is minimum wage going up? Hi, I’m just wondering when the state of Missouri is going to raise the minimum wage. Some of us ain’t even hardly above the poverty rates. We’re working hard for our money and it seems like the governor and all the people in Jefferson City are making all the money and the poor workers in Southeast Missouri and the surrounding areas are doing without. ...
Dukes will mark marriage milestone
(Anniversary ~ 05/26/18)
BEND, Ore. — Mr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Duke will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary May 29. Duke, who is the son of the lateMartin Ebert and Stellla Violate Tate Duke, and the former Jean Cooksey were married May 29,1955, in Sikeston, Mo. Mrs. Duke graduated from Sikeston High School in 1955 on a Friday night t the Sikeston Armory and then she and Duke married Sunday morning after the morning at the Sikeston General Baptist Church by then pastor Roger Jones. ...