It’s more noticeable in the summer months because people are outside, walking, working on their lawns or flowers, or sitting on their decks. We are writing about the noise from vehicles, especially motorcycles. They are violating a municipal law — unnecessary noise or peace disturbance.
When two industries in Washington decide to move their headquarters here, that’s good news. When the two industries make announcements of intended headquarters moves here almost back to back, that’s unusual, and may be a first for the city.
It is amazing how so many activities slow down during the week of the annual Washington Town & Country Fair. It is a bit unsettling to some people, but for most Fair time is a welcomed relief from what we hear called the routine of life.
This coming Friday, July 27, is the 65th anniversary of the ceasefire in the Korean War. The memories of the final night of firing are alive in the minds of the GIs who were in the war zone.
At one time in the core of Downtown Washington there were five pharmacies — with the anchor store for many decades being Schroeder Drugs at Second and Elm streets. That will change later this year when Schroeder Drugs moves to a location on Fifth Street, known as the Stumpe property. A new …
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
This is supposed to be a time to celebrate the 50th year that East Central College has been in existence. There’s not much to celebrate with the unrest that currently prevails and the accusations that are being fired at the board and the president.
In our long journalistic career, we have never had a governor who garnered newspaper headlines like Eric Greitens. Of course, we never in the history of Missouri had a governor the likes of Greitens to our knowledge.