150 years, not so long ago

November 27, 2015 Freda Cruse Hardison During the Civil War, Missourians Col. Thomas Roe Freeman and Col. Joseph Orville Shelby each rose to …

Aloha, Black Friday!

November 25, 2015 Camille Nesler Black Friday is almost upon us. You know, that yearly big sales event that has normally sane people camping …

Finding his place in the world

November 25, 2015 Daris Howard It was the evening before Thanksgiving, and David stood in the stage wing ready to go on.

Not just Turkey Day

November 25, 2015 Our first Congress wanted a national day of “thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal …

Letter to the Editor

November 24, 2015 Dear editor: I think the verse on the Statue of Liberty refers to immigrants, “honest, hard-working people” instead of refugees from tyranny. Most, but not …

Holiday spending tips

November 24, 2015 When it comes to holiday spending, planning ahead is absolutely essential. A basic budget of how much can be spent can prevent the headache …