A prescription for pain

It’s a problem we’ve been writing about for years now. People taking prescription pain medication and becoming addicted to it,…read more

Does Laurel need Amtrak?

That was the question when officials with the government-run railroad visited with Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee and Ellisville Mayor Tim…read more


It seems appropriate that this edition is coming out on April Fools Day. That’s because hundreds of people in Jones…read more

The year of the cat

Yes, it is indeed the Year of the Cat. And unlike the Al Stewart song from the Summer of ’76,…read more