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Today we celebrate Thanksgiving. We should be really thankful we live in a country where we still have freedoms—freedom to express our thoughts and beliefs, freedom to vote for whoever or whatever we want, freedom to bear arms and freedom to worship as we please. That’s the reason Pilgrims c…

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It will be difficult, if not impossible, to measure whether or not effective learning occurred for K-12 students in Christian County and the rest of the nation for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Would you like to have a better handle on how to cope with the impact of change in the workplace?  University of Missouri Extension experts Amber Allen and Amy Bartels, Human Development and Family Science Field Specialists have written a series of articles to help learn how to retain and su…

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We enjoyed a few days without the air conditioner running. That may change this week.

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Meteor showers are one of the best ways to introduce others to astronomy. It was the Perseid meteor shower that sparked my interest in astronomy. To this day, it is the one meteor shower that I look forward to watching. 

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My goodness, what a week! The heat was really on. I did get a quarter of an inch of rain one evening. That didn't last long.

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I would like to thank those of the Christian County Health Department/environmental public health specialists for their professional guidance and friendliness working with me in my project meet and greet held June 28 at Roller Park in Sparta. 

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I just would like to recommend to the citizens of Christian County that you take a hard look at my friend Aaron Johns, who is running for Christian County treasurer. I have known Aaron for over 15 years. We became friends with the Johns family through going to the same church together. As ti…

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As we have finished celebrating the 244th year of our nation's independence, the question before us is “Is this republic worth preserving?” And, what kind of a country are we going to hand down to our children and grandchildren?

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The Christian County Chapter of the Missouri Republican Assembly (CCMRA) is a group of Constitutional conservatives who seek to restore the Republican Party of Missouri to its traditional roots including: respect for and compliance with the Constitution of the United States, the Missouri Con…