(Opinion ~ 08/29/20)
I cannot believe what Jason Smith authored in his Aug. 12 Standard Democrat column. He stated that it is unconstitutional to vote by mail. Voting is a constitutional right. There is nothing in the constitution which says voting by mail is illegal. All Americans should be able to safely cast their vote by whatever means are available. I think Jason Smith’s comments is nothing more than an act of voter suppression. He is obviously afraid of the election results.
(Obituary ~ 08/29/20)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — John Wesley Thacker, 74, died Aug. 28, 2020, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Missouri. Born Aug. 13, 1946, in Woodland, Mississippi, son of the late Lourene Caldwell and James Kirk Thacker Sr., he served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War...