Are we willing to violate someone’s free speech because we are uncomfortable? It’s not hate speech or threatening speech, but it makes us uncomfortable. Many times, it’s not even speech, but a simple handmade sign on a piece of cardboard, yet we are still uncomfortable. One area city council has already voted to do just that and others are talking about it.
By Barb Condren, President, Bourbon Area Community Center
How do you thank all the people who show up when a project needs to be done and, sometimes, people you don’t even know show up to do it and it just gets done?
By Jim Zachary
With just 45 words the founders guaranteed five — no six — basic freedoms, fundamental American rights.
By Phill Brooks
Pres. Donald Trump's recent news conference pronouncements involving allegations by federal-government whistle blower reminded me of my growing experience in Missouri's statehouse by public officials seeking to avoid awkward questions from reporters.
Get your calendar out. October has arrived and things are officially getting busy. Between trips to the wineries over the next four weeks, be sure you make some time for a few other public events.