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Greetings From: Arlington, KY

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Robert...

Wall Column

The 16th Amendment Ah,  everyone’s favorite Amendment, right? You like to pay your fair share of your income to support the various public benefits that...

What About This?

By Wayne William Cipriano We are spending a lot of time recently thinking about our responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. And a lot of space...

Greetings From: Harpers Ferry, IA

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com China has the Great Wall. Greece has the Parthenon. England has Stonehenge. Ancient structures from previous civilizations. Clues to those who came before. How they...

What About This? By Wayne William Cipriano

I was shooting the breeze with a prominent Douglas County personality the other day, jawing about this thing and that, when something in our...

Greetings From: Leland, MS

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com B.B. King. Muddy Waters. Howlin’ Wolf. Kermit the Frog. Sonny Boy Williamson. Elmore James. Robert Johnson. You may think this is the...

What About This?

By Wayne William Cipriano Let’s talk about Central City.  Who is responsible for decision-making in times of trouble? The President? Sure. The Governor? Sure. The...

Days Like This

By Timber Jones It is easy to sit here on the back porch on days like this, days when the wind blows strong and carries...

Notes from Hunter Creek – Roger Wall

By Roger Wall The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments These are collectively called the Civil Rights Amendments. All of them were initiated by Abraham Lincoln. All...

Barbara Sisney Daniel – Douglas County Herald Correspondent

How long have you served as our correspondent?   About 5 years. But, I did write some when I was 16. What inspired you to assume...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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