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Oh, Yes, Those Were the Days A few cool nights; a dryness in the air; noticeably more leaves in the yard. (They’ll find the gutters, just give ‘em time. Yes,…

From the Editor

What a beautiful weekend! The weather was that glorious blend of warm days and cool nights. It was a perfect time for overdue yard work and visiting with family. Friday…

From the Editor

The seasons turn once again as Labor Day has passed and September claims its place as one of the most enjoyable months of the year. There is still plenty of…

From the Other Side

OBAMA’S LEGACY To be perfectly honest, I have not had a lot of time to keep up with all of the news. It seems like every time I turn on…

Jack Remembers

Cities have poor memories. Council members change, as do Mayors, and it doesn’t take long for none of them to remember an agreement that was passed just a few years…

Jack Remembers

I really enjoy and appreciate receiving letters. However, it is really a compliment to receive one from a fellow columnist, who is also a graduate of University of Missouri Journalism…

Hawk Talk

In a Word Dictionaries are most wonderful instruments to expand one’s general knowledge and vocabulary. I wonder if Wal-Mart used the dictionary as a guide to route shoppers through exposure…

From the Editor

There was an auction nearby a week ago. It was the old-fashioned kind where everything is pulled out on the lawn and placed on tables. The furniture was lined up…

Hawk Talk

A Touch of Chill I think it’s going to be an early fall. The larks have left. Likewise the robins, blackbirds and cowbirds. Of an evening the mass of swallows…

From the Editor

This election season has seemed less hectic and not as noisy as in other years. I didn’t notice as many yard signs for this August election as I have in…

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