Yesterday is gone, but today you can write your own future
(Column ~ 04/08/17)
“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” That is a phrase I heard many times growing up, but one that I like very much. In the law enforcement world, much of our work revolves around someone’s past. What is a suspect’s history, are they known to be violent, what is their method of committing certain crimes? When someone is sentenced through the courts for crimes, their past is taken into consideration when deciding judgement and almost everything you do from applying for a new job, to obtaining credit will be decided to some extent on your past.. ...
What’s up in Des Moines?
(Column ~ 04/08/17)
Hi neighbors. I’ve spent this last week in Des Moines visiting my daughter and her family. On Thursday I got to go see my granddaughter’s class perform their second play of this year. The play is titled “Twelve Angry Jurors” and first appeared in the mid-1950s as “Twelve Angry Men.”...
Spearfishing aplenty at Missouri lakes
(Outdoors ~ 04/08/17)
Throughout the world the ancient sustainable method of spearfishing has been an ongoing practice. The conjured image of any of our forefathers seeking to provide his family a meal from a lake, river or stream enters the mind. Spearfishing is alive and well right here in the Ozarks, with our abundance of beautiful lakes and rivers nearby...
Masterful: Nevada’s Cameron places third at Drive, Chip, and Putt Finals in Augusta
(Other Sports ~ 04/08/17)
Nine-year-old Nevada native Emree Cameron has achieved something most professional golfers can only dream of –– competing at Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters Tournament. Augusta National is widely recognized as one of the most tradition-rich golf courses in the world...
Nevada knocks off Mount Vernon in tournament semifinals
(High School Sports ~ 04/08/17)
The Nevada Tigers notched their second consecutive walk-off victory at the 43rd annual Bill O’ Dell Baseball Tournament in Carthage on Thursday, defeating Mt. Vernon 6-5. Nevada’s victory came courtesy of Branden Harder’s game-winning RBI single to left field with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning...
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