Hate in America is on the rise

December 6, 2017 A new FBI report on hate crimes tells a sobering story. For the second year in a row, police departments across the country reported …

When you need a little Christmas

December 5, 2017 Andrea Bruner Jovie bon Snowflake, aka Kaylee’s “Elf on the Shelf,” has arrived for the 2017 season. Our little …

Happy holidays, yes, all of them

December 5, 2017 Thomas Knapp It’s “War on Christmas” time again. In a Nov. 30 speech in St. Charles, Missouri, President Donald Trump …

The war on Christmas

December 5, 2017 It seems to me that Christians often ascribe more power and ability and knowledge to Satan than he actually possesses. God is omniscient. Satan …

Letter to the Editor

December 4, 2017 Dear Editor: The Humane Society of Independence County (HSIC) wishes to thank everyone who has helped us in any manner throughout the years …

Has anyone seen this man?

December 1, 2017 Frank Vaughn I remember the exact moment I discovered I was missing. I reached into the fridge, pulled out a …