The Franklin County Area United Way kicked off its 2021 campaign last week at an event attended by hundreds of supporters, business leaders, partner nonprofits and dedicated volunteers.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s primary goal of retaking the Senate in 2022 got a little easier Thursday when former Gov. Jay Nixon announced he wasn’t going to enter Missouri’s open Senate race.
Residents who live along a portion of Country Club Road south of Washington have voiced concerns about a proposed senior housing development in an unincorporated area that already has gained county approval.
The second quarter Federal Election Commission campaign reports are out, and three of the top GOP House fundraisers, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) and Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), are raking in cash.
It could be years before clear answers emerge as to whether our 20-year military mission in Afghanistan was a success or a failure. It takes time for historians to untangle all the facts in this kind of campaign, especially as to what unfolds after our official withdraw from the country Aug. 31.
“I suspect we will be asked to provide that card to be able to take part in large events again, hopefully, including Bruce Springsteen concerts before too long.”
Mary Shofner is a farmer’s wife and a farmer’s daughter. She’s been married to Steve Shofner for almost 45 years, and the couple has two children, Craig and Stephanie, and two grandchildren, Jase and Cate. The family has a farm on the Meramec River and also owns land near Mary’s mother’s Cen…
It was disappointing to learn that our representative in the U.S. House, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, is against the expansion of Amtrak services. Usually, he is in step with people in our area in his opinions about a wide range of federal government policies.
The Missouri Supreme Court gave transparency advocates a big victory this week when it ruled government agencies cannot charge for the time attorneys spend reviewing public records that are requested under the state Sunshine Law.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was strikingly on point this week when he argued that federal marijuana prohibition might no longer make sense due to the widespread legalization of the drug in the states.
There is nothing more American than a Fourth of July fireworks display. That’s why it’s shaping up to be a good weekend for those who appreciate the booms and bursts of light and color that illuminate skies during Independence Day celebrations.
Unless you were watching Friday’s game broadcast between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates, you might have missed another of catcher Yadier Molina’s latest milestones.
More than six months after the 2020 election, one-fourth of the country believes Donald Trump is the “true president” of the U.S., according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll taken last month.
Fr. Tony Ritter grew up in O’Fallon with “wonderful parents” and one sister. He is an alum of Fort Zumwalt North High School and entered the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary to become a priest right after graduation. He spent seven years in the seminary and was ordained as a Catholic priest in 2019 …