Columns

Letter to the Editor from Clarence Resident and former Educator,...
Dear Editor, ​From the responses I received from the letter I wrote in May, it appears my letter was widely read. This should be good for the...

Step Back in Time
By Sheryl Beadles We have all heard of the Great Depression which began in America in 1929 and lasted through the mid-1930’s. Wikipedia describes...

Villa News
June is here and we are enjoying every minute of it. We are looking forward to lots of trips to the ice cream truck. Our week began with...

TOPS MO877
La Plata met Tuesday May 1st at the La Plata Christian Church Fellowship Hall with 6 members weighing in. Roll call, “Did you lose weight?” Best loser was Linda Karen and...
Open Arms Baptist Church
Give Me Just One More Chance Have you ever heard that expression? I have probably said that to my dad at least 100 times while growing up. I know...

Heartland Headlines
Heartland Christian College held graduation exercises earlier this month. Terry Stine, President of St. Louis Christian College, was the guest...

Gifford News
Happy Spring to you! It has been about 4 months since I have had time to set down and write a column. Our life was changed when Richard experienced...

Clarence Chronicles
May 21, 2018 Another hard rain last night, God is providing us with all the much needed rain for crops and for gardens. A beautiful rain followed by a beautiful...
Shepard's Call
Waiting for That “Aha” Moment   It was the thirteenth time I preached the “May Meeting” at this lovely church. I’ve watched as their membership...

Open Arms Baptist Church
LOOK UP I am not an astronomer, I can not tell you where any star or constellation can be found. A few years ago my wife surprised me with a telescope. It was fancy and to...
Farmer’s Wife
Virgil Pippin, Cora Voyles & Verna Buck enjoyed lunch with Alma Pope in Marceline Tuesday May 1st also visiting was Bonnie Jenkins. Jackie & Lavon...

Give Me Just One More Chance
Have you ever heard that expression? I have probably said that to my dad at least 100 times while growing up. I know as a kid I didn’t want to disappoint my dad and when I...
Remole Report
I want to give everyone an update on where we are on the veterans home in Marceline. This is something I have been working on for a number of years...

OATS MEETING
April 16, 2018 The Chairperson, Theresa Flennory, called the Macon County OATS Volunteer Support Committee Meeting to order. The Pledge of...

BITS FROM BUCKLIN WRITTEN MARCH 15TH, 2018
BITS FROM BUCKLIN WRITTEN MARCH 15TH, 2018 AN EARLY SPRING TOUR: The sun was so bright and warm, what a good time to wash the winter grime off the old green golf cart and...