Tradition of giving thanks

November 20, 2014 The Thanksgiving holiday has a long tradition here in the U.S. The Plymouth Colony observed the first Thanksgiving in 1621. George Washington and other …

Homelessness is a real problem

November 19, 2014 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” Last week, my Facebook feed was filled with comments about the homeless situation in …

Death of Col. Joe C. Porter, CSA

November 19, 2014 Winter has come early to the Ozarks. According to the news, it’s the earliest date with only four other times in documented history as …

Christmas Creep

November 19, 2014 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And some folks aren’t too happy about it. Many of our readers will remember …

Finding things to be thankful for

November 18, 2014 Andrea Bruner “Hear Here” November is half over and with it, our first snow of the season (and first snow …

Penny wise and parks foolish

November 18, 2014 Peter Funt, Special to the Guard At least once in a lifetime every American should lay eyes on the Grand …

Canceled show OK at 79

November 17, 2014 Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” Coming off a week-long promotional tour in New York City for a new book and album …

De-clutter your house

November 17, 2014 Danny Tyree “Tyrades!” As the old Tyree luck would have it, I was near the end of my month-long exile …

AOL: You’ve got spam

November 17, 2014 Peter Funt, Special to the Guard It’s been years since I used AOL for any kind of meaningful email but …