If you’ve seen my columns the past couple months, you might have noticed my wife and I have cut way back in our traveling.

“Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth,” Lou Gehrig said July 4, 1939.

A recent Missourian “Five Times Five” question asked residents if they had ever competed in a 5-kilometer race.

With the 2020 fall sports season reaching its end stage, there have been a lot of interesting, unique and unusual happenings.

I’m a fan of baseball stadiums, national parks, crude comedy and even historic bridges. But I’m not such a weirdo that I post on message boards about those things.

One of the more breathtaking sights for me is walking into a Major League Baseball park I haven’t been to before and seeing the field open up in front of me.

Political endorsements are a time-honored tradition within newspapers which we view as part of our public service mission, even if some of our readers disagree with our choices.

Every day we post the latest COVID-19 numbers on our website and twice a week we run a story on the front page, detailing the latest virus cases, which now total more than 2,400 in Franklin County.

One of the city of Union’s longtime civic volunteers and an instrumental force in the founding of East Central College, Ray Steffens, passed recently.

Two statewide ballot measures will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot. Both were referred by the Legislature.

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If 2020 has ushered in a “new normal,” hopefully it will be the unknown factor of this year.

My wife and I recently took our first extended trip since moving to Missouri seven months ago.

Recently while sorting through some old stuff in the former press room downstairs at The Missourian, I came across two identical weathered brown boxes labeled This Is Your Neighbor. They each had odd and difficult-to-open latches, and that piqued my interest. I carried them to my office upst…

If you remember last spring, when the COVID-19 pandemic was starting to shut down everything, we started a project here to create some buzz.

It feels like we’ve only just begun, but we’re now in the home stretch of the Major League Baseball season.

Even if they’ve been living under a rock, in a cave or a fallout shelter, everyone knows that 2020 has been a rough year.

If you’ve followed my column, you may have heard me mention the HBO program “Hard Knocks” a time or two.

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” President Franklin D. Roosevelt said during his 1933 inaugural address.

A recent headline on the website Drudgereport.com quotes a study purporting that 41 percent of Americans have adopted a minimalist lifestyle.

The Union R-XI School District and the city of Union have both opened taxpayer-funded headquarter buildings in the past year. Now it’s time to let more taxpayers see what goes on inside.

Since things started reopening, I’ve written about museums and other attractions that I’ve been fortunate enough to visit.

Major League Baseball returned Friday and while it feels a little weird, it also feels right.

In recent months, nothing has filled me with the fear of catching the coronavirus quite like going into Walmart.

The voice. That was what got my heart racing unexpectedly several years ago, my only encounter with the Hon. John Lewis.

After five months of living in Missouri, I recently decided it was, finally, time to get off the couch for a minute and check out some of the area’s walking trails.

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