Nevada Daily Mail Opinion Opinion headlines from the Nevada Daily Mail newspaper in Nevada, Missouri en-us Remembering and honoring America’s heroes By Rep. Patricia Pike Missouri’s 126th District JEFFERSON CITY, MO – As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, I am reminded of a recent trip our family made to Washington DC. One of our stops was... Fri, 26 May 2017 19:43:28 -0500 Flowers for the dead On May 5, 1868, the Grand Army of the Republic established what was then called “Decoration Day” to honor the “war dead” by decorating their graves with flowers. There is no greater honor a country... Fri, 26 May 2017 19:42:45 -0500 Happy Memorial Day! It’s finally here! One of my favorite holidays, second only to Thanksgiving, Monday will be Memorial Day. Many people gather with their families for the long weekend. I hope that will be the case... Fri, 26 May 2017 19:42:16 -0500 What courteous drivers Dear Editor: This is a thank you to the drivers in Nevada for being so courteous at the crosswalk at Cottey College this past week when we were there for Vacation College. Never did I hear any rude... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:45:47 -0500 I’m bored Editor’s note: The following column originally ran in the Aug. 19, 2010 edition of the Daily Mail. I think I have written about this before but I am going to risk boring you with it again. I feel so... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:45:06 -0500 School is out I recently received several graduation announcements and have forwarded appropriate cards and gifts. As I was completing these tasks my mind wandered back to many May days from my own past and my... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:44:27 -0500 Don’t look behind that curtain! part four Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a four part series. By Dr. Ron Jones “What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” — Mark Twain The... Mon, 22 May 2017 22:00:28 -0500