New gear helps deer hunters succeed
(Outdoors ~ 10/08/12)
By PAUL DAVIS Outdoors Editor Some deer hunters are simplistic in their equipment choices, generally using the same gear year after year. These hunters are content with what they have in hand, and aren't swayed by glitzy marketing. On the other end of the spectrum are hunters who seek out new equipment each fall, hoping new technology will give them an edge...
(Features ~ 10/08/12)
Mike and Merna Pittman announce the engagement of their daughter, Miranda "Mandy" Lee Pittman to Lance Edward Bates, all of Poplar Bluff, Mo. Bates is the son of Stag and Diane Bates, also of Poplar Bluff. The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in child development from Hannibal-LaGrange University in 2008 and a master's degree in occupational therapy from Belmont University in 2012...
A political truism: Don't mess with Medicare
(Column ~ 10/08/12)
By DAN K. THOMASSON Scripps Howard News Service The other day I ran into a longtime Washington figure in Republican Party politics, a leading conservative who was large in setting the stage for modern campaign fundraising. I'm withholding his name only because I consider him a good friend, even if I don't always agree with his positions, something that is unusual in this era of pitched bipartisan warfare...
TRC honors lecture series
(Community News ~ 10/08/12)
"Ethics in Elections" will be the topic of the second annual Three Rivers College Honors Lecture Series. The series opened Wednesday with Three Rivers English and philosophy instructor Mark Sanders. Two area officials will speak next: State Rep. Todd Richardson (R-Poplar Bluff) at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 18; and Associate Circuit Judge John Bloodworth at noon Nov. 2...
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