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.
With news reports coming at us from the many electronic and print mediums today, there is such a thing as news fatigue. The Pew Research Center even conducted a survey to find out how many people are inflicted with news fatigue. The malady is more common than most of us think, according to t…
We’ve given space in this column before about D-Day, June 6, 1944, when the greatest land invasion in the history of the world occurred when Allied troops hit the beaches of Normandy, France — 74 years ago.
It’s much too early to know if the Florida high school shooting survivors will be successful in their Road to Change campaign, which aims to expand their grassroots activism from rallies and school walkouts to registering young voters, with the goal being stricter gun laws.
No one knows what the outcome will be in the talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. President Trump already is backing off his tough talk about North Korea and its nuclear weapons, and more stricter sanctions.
The discussions about education never stop. They are as steady as the flow of the Missouri River. There’s a new study out that shows the benefit of teaching, even demanding, student self-discipline as is found in Catholic, Lutheran and some other private schools.
The help wanted signs are all over. Help wanted ads fill the classified sections of newspapers. The unemployment rate is at an 18-year low at 3.8 percent. There is a severe worker shortage.
With his victim suit on, Gov. Eric Greitens announced his resignation, effective June 1, with no contrition made for his misdeeds and for the havoc he caused the state, including the costs resulting from multiple legal investigations.
Another Memorial Day is here. Aside from recognizing all of the American men and women who died while serving in the military, one thought that emerges quickly is that we owe a salute to members of veterans’ organizations for Memorial Day programs.
One’s health condition can be a signal to retire. Such is the case with Presiding Commissioner of Franklin County John Griesheimer, who announced that he will retire July 6 due to his health.