Forest landowners invited to learn about the timber tax
There will be a free informational session on timber tax for forest landowners on Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library.
The Economy’s Last Best Hope: Superstar Middle Managers
Only a third of U.S. workers feel inspired at work, and a Gallup analysis suggests that’s hurting the economy. What if it all can be fixed by hiring better bosses?
Robinson hired as Sikeston R-6 superintendent
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education announced today the district has hired a new superintendent. Dr. Anthony Robinson will begin his duties as superintendent July 1, following the retirement of current superintendent, Tom Williams, who has served the Sikeston district for the past 29 years, seven of those as superintendent...
State bound: Pioneers edge Enid in regional championship
Drew Blake gave up what would become the tying run to the first batter he faced Monday night at Couch Park.
Exclusive: The inside story of David Chadwick’s sudden split with Forest Hill Church
Personality clashes led to Forest Hill pastor David Chadwick resigning under pressure after 39 years at the Charlotte, NC mega-church. Chadwick has started a new church within three miles of his old one.
How one woman started Austin 20 to help child sex trafficking victims
Lisa Knapp knew about selling luxury goods. She was an account executive for brands like Cartier and Tiffany. And she knew about working on charity events
Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
The annual Branford Memorial Day ceremonies and parade have been finalized for Monday, May 27.
Middletown man faces animal cruelty charges in guinea pig molestation case
A Middletown man facing charges that he sexually abused a guinea pig in a pet store parking lot last month has denied any wrongdoing and said he was only trying
Great taxidermy tips for fish mounts
Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...