The Daily Guide - Waynesville, MO

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Updated May 21, 2015 at 10:55 AM

The Crocker Police Department was recently asked to start a weekly editorial of what is happening in our area by the newspaper. We thought it would be best to give a quick description of our department for the very first installment. The Crocker Police Department is comprised of four full time officers who are responsible for enforcement within our city. Those four officers consist of the Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, K-9 officer, and a school resource officer. We are also...

Updated May 21, 2015 at 9:57 AM

“Egregious” and “grotesque” is how U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has described North Korea’s reckless international provocations and brutal executions of victims who incur the wrath of leader Kim Jong Un.

Updated May 18, 2015 at 11:06 AM

It is not easy for some people to ask for help. I guess it is pride, a desire not to bother others or just an unwillingness to accept that you need help.

Updated May 16, 2015 at 11:38 AM

K-2 and Bath Salts, in my book synonymous to a drunk operating a speeding car, or maybe a game of Russian roulette; all with possible fatal consequences. Recently, we have seen a huge increase in overdose and death cases related to both.

Updated May 16, 2015 at 11:36 AM

If you were an outsider driving through Waynesville, MO, you might notice the beautiful trees, nostalgic brick buildings, or the bustling of people on the sidewalks. You’d drive past the High School and Career Center and you might...

Updated May 16, 2015 at 11:34 AM

Several years ago I was engaged in a conversation with some co-workers about the frustration I feel with the vending of puppies on our city streets and in pet shops.  When one of my friends sincerely said, "Well, if I decided...

Updated May 15, 2015 at 5:42 PM

The emails started to pour in shortly after the figures were released. According to the Bee Informed Partnership, a national partnership of beekeepers and U.S. Department of Agriculture, about 40 percent of honeybees didn’t make it last year...

Updated May 14, 2015 at 10:14 AM

The Obama administration tends to confuse rhetoric with accomplishment, and nowhere is this more apparent than in regard to the Middle East. “The Obama Doctrine” has been employed since Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign to sum up foreign...

Posted May 9, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Crocker T.O.P.S.

Posted May 9, 2015 at 9:00 AM

April was packed with activities for Pulaski County Humane Society staff and volunteers.  As stated in previous Daily Guide articles, the Tour for Life and Wine and Wags events were a huge success.  I have been asked multiple...

Posted May 9, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Thirty-four years ago, a female still known only as Jane Doe, was discovered murdered on a county road a few miles from Dixon. Despite continued investigative efforts, County and State investigators are yet unable to obtain the identity...

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