A Mile an Hour
(Column ~ 05/22/20)
“Do you know what I just realized?” I said to my wife Angie. “What?” “I’m wearing the same clothes as yesterday and I forgot to shower.” Mindlessly binging TV on a rainy, cold Saturday a month ago was not how I envisioned spending my weekend. But with every place my wife and I might have gone closed for the pandemic; it seemed there were few choices for entertainment and distraction other than TV, Facebook, and too much snacking. What I needed was a (metaphorical) kick in the pants...
Cameron soars to first-place finish at U.S. Kids Golf tour event
(Other Sports ~ 05/22/20)
After a longer than expected layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic, 12-year-old Emree Cameron triumphed at the U.S. Kids Golf season-opening tour event in Kansas City this past weekend. With Covid-19 pandemic protocols tightly enforced, the 18-hole event was held at Blue Springs Golf Club. ...
Melva Lea Keithley
(Obituary ~ 05/22/20)
Melva Lea Keithley, 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at her home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Melva was born Oct. 21, 1940, in Nevada, Mo., to Ralph H. and Doris O. (White) Smith. She was united in marriage to Alfred L. Keithley on Dec. 29, 1961, in Nevada, Mo., and he preceded her in death on July 7, 2005...