Carol Stark: America in need of more 'momisms'
Several years ago, I attended a writing workshop where one of the sessions was called “Tell it to Mom.”
Our View: Keep learning
Donna Maus, a biology teacher from St. Mary’s Colgan High School in Pittsburg, Kan., told a group of top students, their parents and their teachers something we think everyone needs to hear.
John Cox, guest columnist: Lawmakers should face consequences for actions
I have a friend at work. He’s a highly educated man. He watches Fox News nonstop and pretty much believes anything it says. We’ve had some differences of opinions over the years.
Jeanne Looper Smith, guest columnist: Girls who went away given voices in book
“There isn’t anything you can do that is so bad that you can’t come to me with it, and together, we’ll figure out what to do.”
— Vincent Looper
Marta Mossburg, columnist: Writer uncovers scheme to make America fat
In the 2008 Pixar movie “WALL.E,” humans so clogged up the earth with garbage they had to move to spaceships.
Other Views: Caffeine in candy bad idea
So how gullible are we? Food manufacturers say their caffeine-pumped food is intended for adults. Included in those foods are Jelly Belly “Extreme Sport Beans,” which have 50 mg of caffeine in each 100-calorie pack.
Our View: Keep credits holstered
We have no problem with gun and ammunition manufacturers setting up their businesses in Missouri.
We welcome new jobs to our state.
Anson Burlingame, guest columnist: Pros and cons of Common Core
Much more remains to be revealed about whether to use Common Core standards in Missouri schools.
Our View: Eyes wide open
No community should have to suffer the onslaught of nature the way that Franklin, Kan., Carl Junction, Pierce City and Stockton did 10 years ago.
Your View: Remarkable achievement
Kudos to the Jasper R-5 School District girls and boys track teams.
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