Most of my friends & family now understand that I am a bit weird. And they’re used to it. No one even raises their eyebrows anymore when we bring home a new farm animal or start building a new structure/fence/tractor/whatever. So it’s all good. But then there are those other times when I happily run to town in my muck boots and manure-smudged jeans, and I see someone who doesn’t know me very well… And…"10 Things Your Friends Just Don’t Understand"
At least six people were injured when shots were fired at a Tennessee Church on Sunday, Nashville police said. Nashville police received calls about a shooting at Burnett Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch just after 11 a.m., officials told Fox News. The church is about 30 minutes southeast of Nashville. Joseph Pleasant, a spokesman for the Nashville Fire Department, confirmed at least six to eight people have been injured and were taken to the…"Tennessee church shooting leaves multiple people hurt, officials say"
Bigger and better with more entertainment for fans September 12, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive 500 Verizon IndyCar Series race is scheduled for Saturday, August 25, 2018. The race is in its second year of a multi-year agreement with INDYCAR. The 2018 edition of the INDYCAR race at GMP promises to be bigger and better — with more entertainment for the fans — and will start one hour…"Gateway Motorsports Park announces 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Verizon IndyCar Series date and schedule"
Labor Day is a holiday to honor the American worker, but it also has a political bent too."Politics dominate summer’s last hurrah on Labor Day"
Decisions on placekickers and backup quarterbacks dominated Saturday’s round of NFL moves as the league went to one day of cuts."Placekickers, backup QBs secure jobs, lots of NFL trades"
Explosions that rocked a Texas chemical plant after it was inundated by Harvey’s floodwaters are raising questions about the adequacy of industry preparations for the monster storm and stoking fears of more accidents in the days ahead."Plant explosions, spills test industry’s response to Harvey"
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was aware that one of his lead investigators believed Ezekiel Elliott shouldn’t be disciplined before the Dallas running back was suspended for six games in a domestic violence case, league spokesman Brian McCarthy said Friday."NFL: Goodell aware of dissent before suspending Elliott"
It is a well-accepted axiom in the NFL preseason that the key is not performance, it’s health."Injuries always the bane of NFL teams in the summer"
FORT MEADE, MD – A 2006 Poplar Bluff graduate and Poplar Bluff, Missouri native protects America from cyber threats as a member of Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group. “I wanted better opportunities than what was offered in my hometown and the chance to travel so I joined the Navy,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystal Kulle. “This links me to my grandfather who also served in the military.” Kulle is one of about 3,000 cryptologic technicians (collection) in the Navy and is responsible for collection,…"Poplar Bluff Native Battles Cyber Threats for U.S. Navy"
Helping Houston from Missouri This week, the nation has watched as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Houston and on the neighboring communities. Thousands of people have been misplaced. Homes and businesses have been destroyed, and the death toll continues to rise. Search and rescue teams from several states, including Missouri, have been deployed to help. We know all too well from our own experience in Missouri the destruction Mother Nature can cause. Just six years…"Senator Ron Richard’s Updates from the Capitol: Helping Houston from Missouri"