The Missouri House is advancing a bill that would ban marriages of children ages 14 years old or younger. Under current law, children ages 15-17 can get married with permission from a parent. Those younger than 15 need approval from a judge.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens last week said he does not support a gas tax hike to fund the state’s crumbling infrastructure. Furthermore, he doesn’t want to see the question go before voters. Despite that opposition, State Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, has filed a bill to raise the state tax …
No one by now should be surprised by the odoriferous air that blows in the White House. President Donald Trump needs to look into buying in bulk air fresheners to do something about the stench.
In October 2017 President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public “health emergency,” but since then there has been no urgency by his administration to address the nationwide problem and wave of overdoses.
In the first place, nearly any death that occurs in the commission of a first-degree burglary constitutes a felony murder and any prosecutor worth his pay knows this and could try the case to a conviction, especially when the coroner in this case reported that Mr. Allen’s death was caused by choking and not by the position in which the burglars had tied him up.
At least one Missouri lawmaker wants the state House to suspend its intern program and further strengthen its sexual harassment policies amid an increase in complaints about inappropriate conduct over the past couple of years.
We have listened to State of the Union addresses by American presidents for so many years and we can tell you very few have been overwhelmingly inspiring. A number of presidents have had better speechwriters than others.
Coming off the heels of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America’s annual ballot submissions, four new member joined the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame last week.
We have full confidence that East Central College will address the areas of concern identified by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and will come out a stronger institution as President Jon Bauer has promised.
When supporters of a recreational trail in the right of way of the former Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad made their case in the early 1980s, there was stiff opposition from landowners along the route.
There is much blame to go around and others still to be held accountable for the widespread and unconscionable behavior of Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics doctor who was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting girls and women under the guise of medical treatment.
For the last 50 years, East Central College has provided a quality and affordable education to the community. We have been dedicated to continuous improvement as an institution, and we strive to be a dynamic, innovative college of choice for our community.
Reply to Editorial: “It’s the Economy, Stupid.” Seventy percent of Franklin County voters voted for Trump. Yet The Missourian, by its own admission, confesses to “devoting a lot of space on the editorial page to criticizing the president.”
“I teach kids to shoot guns,” Greg Aholt, owner of the Quail Creek Game Farm, said to me Saturday. Raising his eyebrows, “even big kids,” he added with a smile.