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I encourage old time turkey hunters to refrain from buying a turkey tag this spring and hunt them as I do… with a camera. I just don’t want to kill any more gobblers. I have killed them … more
H ave you ever gone against your college’s opinion and opposed the majority? Maybe you refused to accept a joint of marijuana or decided to wait for marriage before sex. That person is referred … more
One of the best phrases a senator can hear on the floor is about their sponsored legislation is “The bill is declared perfected and ordered printed.” At this stage, the language has … more
Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” But for Missouri farmers, taxes are about to become a lot more uncertain. Barring action from … more
Missourians have an incredible opportunity and responsibility to impact how broadband deployment funds will be distributed across our state. For the first time, Missourians can provide on-the-ground … more
M ost of you probably do not recognize this phrase, “I believe in my Creator, my country, my fellow man.” It is part of the Lone Ranger’s moral code. As a young boy, I remember … more
The legislative spring break is behind us and we have entered the home stretch of the legislative session, with several important issues to address and a state budget to finalize. The chamber … more
The Senate wrapped up the week (before Easter) by sending several proposals to the House of Representatives for consideration. One of these was my Senate Bill 912, which was inspired by a … more
The decline in wild turkey numbers over the past ten years is due to many things. The main cause takes place next weekend, the youth season, what one hunter has referred to the weekend best used to … more
S elling is my life. I started selling as a young boy and have never stopped. You have to believe in the product to sell anything — from popcorn to new cars. Customers are not fools. They … more
To the Editor: By now, your readers know just about all the numbers involved in the Owensville Dutchgirls’ run to the Show-Me Showdown. But did you overlook my favorite: 89? According … more
Over the last several months, I have had the opportunity to engage with our community at public meetings, in face-to-face conversations, by phone, and on Facebook regarding Proposition GCR2, a … more
The annual legislative spring break was held this past week through March 24, and I’m enjoying this time I can spend with my family and our community. Here is what we worked on before we … more
A 2022 study by The Sentencing Project revealed that nearly 83,000 Missourians with felony convictions were barred from voting due to felony disenfranchisement. For Missourians with felony … more
I wrote about some things awhile back that some folks questioned. One column concerned skunks and someone hoorahed the idea that skunks carry rabies and therefore there is liable to be a rabies … more
M arch is Women’s History Month. According to History.com, “Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been … more
The big news this week is our first glimpse of the budget. It was a teaser or official trailer for the next entertainment program. Thursday morning House Budget Chairman Cody Smith released the … more
To the Editor: Through the years I have witnessed many communities in Missouri and the importance their school plays in the ability to attract industry, business and people to enjoy the quality … more
No, we don’t hate the children Get ready for the insults and caterwauling if you dare to speak out against the current school board proposal to spend another 16.5 million dollars. Why … more
On behalf of the Gasconade County R-2 School District, I encourage you to continue to support our kids, school, and community. As you know, the school is running a no-tax rate increase bond … more
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