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Ferguson verdict: time to learn a lesson

It’s certainly been hinted at enough in recent months, and late Monday before this newspaper was zipped off to the printing plant (early for Thanksgiving), the news came down that a St. Louis County grand jury did-n’t have sufficient evidence to indict Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death last August of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Read More »

Column dialogue: is it accurate or ‘embellished’ a bit?

People have often asked me whether the conversations I have with my wife and children in my columns are accurate. I usually respond that they have a basis in truth. That means you make them up, they often say. No, I reply, I embellish.  Read More »

Letter: Volunteers, county gave us park back

Dear Editor:

On November 6 my sister and I had the pleasure of attending the dedication of the pond and park on U.S. 90 with its new name “Veterans Memorial Park.” Read More »

Letter: Leaders should be guided by Scripture

Dear Editor:

Exercising our right to vote is vital to the health of our democracy. On November 4th, Americans participated in a mid-term election. That evening, we watched as politicians and political parties celebrated victories across the nation. Only time will tell if they were victories for America. Read More »

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