Opinion

Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library Whatever happened to the village? Seriously, when did we start thinking we could do it all alone? We have all heard the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” but I think it is bigger than that. I prefer to leave the proverb in its

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Capitol News by District 6 State Senator Mike Kehoe

Having completed special session in accordance with the governor’s call, the capitol seemed particularly quiet week following the Memorial Day holiday. Over the weekend, flipping in between baseball games, the TV landed on a program about World War II, in particular the island-hopping campaign of the Pacific. When I tuned in, the topic was a

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Florence News

by Kerry Hampy 660-368-2825 Gayle Oehrke, Marisa Oehrke, Megan Oehrke, Jenelle Schroder, and Jessica Schroder spent Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, June 2 in Branson. Erma Woolery and Larry and Brenda Woolery were among the people who attended memorial services for Mary Lou Jackson Saturday, May 27 at the home of Bill and Dot Broxterman

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Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library Summer Reading Program is upon us, one week away from the day you read this! This year we received a grant to help expand our services. One of the requirements for the grant is that it must be eight weeks in length. Last Saturday, our LEGO Play Day

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Capitol News by District 6 State Senator Mike Kehoe

A week after the close of the regular legislative session, both the House and the Senate are preparing to convene Monday, May 22 for a special session. Gov. Eric Greitens called the legislature back into session, beginning 4 p.m., Monday, May 22 to consider legislation to facilitate the location of a steel mill and other

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Florence News

by Kerry Hampy 660-368-2825 The 185th Florence Anniversary meeting is scheduled 2 p.m. Sunday, May 28 at the St. John United Church of Christ fellowship hall. It is open to anyone in the community. The Florence anniversary celebration is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 23 through Monday, Sept. 25. George Hotsenpiller, Jr. was a recent visitor of

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