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Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015

Columns

Bored? Try a board meeting (09/02/15)
This summer I have tried several times to find a funny comedy at the movies, only to be disappointed each time. I should have just saved my money and gone to a Miner Board of Aldermen meeting for free. After reading month-after-month how the Miner Board struggles to get anything done I thought I would go and take a look for myself at a recent meeting. Needless to say I wasn't disappointed...
Food stamp program is in need of tweaking (06/13/15)
Before you criticize the tone of today's column, let me state without reservation that no child should be hungry in this great nation and every possible effort under the sun should be employed to ensure that hunger is not an issue in this country. But maybe our approach is less than successful...
SPEAKOUT (471-6636) (03/19/15)
To all of you kind people that are feeding these stray cats, will you also be kind enough to have them neutered? They are stinking up the neighborhood. I would like to speakout against Holly Rehder and her Right to Work agenda. Right to Work is wrong for Missouri. Lowering the middle class wages is not good for any community, especially here in Sikeston where we need to build our middle class community...
When it comes to aging, game on (03/18/15)
I see little signs every day that I'm getting older with things like gray hairs, achy muscles and all the AARP mail. But this past weekend on a work trip to Columbia I felt older than I ever have. I should have known it didn't start well when I woke up early the morning on the day I left hacking like I smoked three packs a day for 50 years. ...