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Updated May 23, 2015 at 11:48 AM

Last Monday marked yet another step in Pulaski County’s anti-drug campaign. On Tuesday, two individuals that had been participating in Drug Court graduated from the program. Both individuals had participated in this complex program for approximately two years and successfully completed it last week. One thing that I repeatedly hear during these graduation ceremonies from the participants is about how much individual fortitude and work it took each of them to reach this...

Updated May 23, 2015 at 11:34 AM

It was a February morning and I arose as usual. My first thing on the agenda was to let the dogs out. Five AM that time of the year it is cold and dark outside. I immediately heard a commotion and knew something out of the ordinary was...

Updated May 23, 2015 at 11:30 AM

You know… this parenting gig is hard work. I try to be a good mom. Really, that’s what I aspire to above all else. It made me so proud that yesterday, on the second to the last day of school, my 7 year old daughter received...

Updated May 23, 2015 at 11:28 AM

Dear Citizens:

Updated May 22, 2015 at 7:37 PM

Ever since I discovered these very pretty but invasive plants are killing everything that grows under them, I have been trying to remove them from my one-acre hillside garden.

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.

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...

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