A few weeks ago White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Va., because the owner didn’t like her defending President Trump and his policies.
Since the arrival of Donald Trump to the White House, there has been almost a daily outburst of some sort, and much anticipation of what’s next. One would have thought the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court would have created enough political fireworks, but the ver…
Although the movement has not reached a hurricane force, there is momentum to quit using plastic products because of their potential harm to the environment and wildlife in particular.
A recent survey commissioned by the National Newspaper Association (NNA) fortified what we and our readers have known for as long as there has been printed words. Community newspapers provide a valuable service to readers and the communities they serve.
It’s still “iffy” but right now the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) plans to open the new Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River Saturday, Dec. 1. The date earlier was announced as Dec. 3. Saturday is a much better day.
The University of Missouri Flagship Council scored a direct hit on The Wall Street Journal in response to a negative editorial in the newspaper about MU. Facts that The Journal ignored were pointed out by Doug Crews, council co-chair, in its weekly newsletter. Crews called the editorial “a …
People are saying that the cover photo on the latest issue of Time magazine (July 2) is an example of fake journalism. It shows a 2-year-old Honduran girl crying at our southern border as her mother, an illegal immigrant, was being patted down by a border patrol officer while President Donal…
President Donald Trump recently directed the Defense Department to create a Space Force, which would be a sixth branch of the military. It isn’t likely to happen soon. Congressional action would be needed.
June 25, 1950. The date probably doesn’t mean much to many Americans, but that is the date the Korean War began. If you were a young man on that date in 1950, the expectation was clear — military service was not far away.
Congratulations are in order for the Washington volunteers who comprise the Washington In Bloom committee for its record the past eight years in competition sponsored by the America In Bloom organization.
States now have the authority to force people to pay sales taxes on purchases made online. The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote Thursday overruled a couple of old decisions that states said cost them billions of dollars in revenue annually.
The most popular office to file for in the August primary election in Missouri is U.S. senator. There are 11 Republican candidates and seven Democratic candidates, including the incumbent, Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Americans drew a collective sigh of relief when President Donald Trump signed an executive order to keep immigrant families together when they try to enter the United States at our southern borders.
A personal-finance website, WalletHub, released its report on 2018’s Best and Worst Economies. It listed 10 states as having the best economies and 10 states with the worst economies.
Recently we wrote about the news fatigue that many people have. There is so much media today, illegitimate and legitimate, that there is overkill on what is reported, especially as to politicians and government.
Amid a lack of complete legal clearness in the state constitution, Gov. Mike Parson has appointed State Sen. Mike Kehoe of Jefferson City as Missouri’s lieutenant governor. The office has been vacant since the former lieutenant governor, Parson, moved into the governor’s chair when Gov. Eric…
Probably no one knows Gov. Mike Parson better than Dave Berry, publisher of the Bolivar Herald-Free Press. Dave is a talented and experienced news guy. In some ways his personality is much the same as Gov. Parson.
By now most people know that President Donald Trump is a hard guy to figure out. Why does he do some of the things he does, and why does he say or text some of the things he does?
There is general agreement what Americans want from the news media and what journalists want to report, according to studies that also revealed a troubling caveat: a nagging feeling among both that the ideal isn’t being met.