Long wait for new Bond film nearing end ... maybe
Steve Eighinger

Long wait for new Bond film nearing end ... maybe

In one of those "where does the time go?" moments, I noticed a few days ago that legendary actor Sean Connery turns 90 later this month.

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My View: Our behaviors will ultimately create a virus victory
Guest Commentary

My View: Our behaviors will ultimately create a virus victory

Adams County has always been a community that has risen to meet challenges. Right now, we face one of the biggest challenges of our lifetimes, the COVID-19 pandemic. In this challenge, we are not rising up to the degree necessary to win.

Your Turn/Sue Hester
Your Turn

Your Turn/Sue Hester

Sue Hester, 42, was born in Santa Barbara, Calif., grew up in San Diego and lived in five different states following her husband during his military career before settling down in Illinois (not her first choice, but he is from Schuyler County).

'Sweet Caroline' takes on new meaning in the time of COVID
Steve Eighinger

'Sweet Caroline' takes on new meaning in the time of COVID

Social distancing and all that surrounds it in these days of the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted one tavern to try and inject a little humor into the current state of the world.

Letters

LGBT lessons should not be mandatory in public schools

I recently learned that the state is going to require our public schools to teach as a history course lessons on LGBT.

At least the murder hornets decided to wait
Steve Eighinger

At least the murder hornets decided to wait

Have you recently had one of those days when it seemed like anything that possibly could go wrong did?

Letters

90th birthday wishes appreciated

Thank you all so much for the birthday cards and phone calls to help celebrate my 90th birthday.

Your Turn/Chris Talley
Your Turn

Your Turn/Chris Talley

Chris Talley, 46, is the product validation manager at CNH Industrial in Burlington, Iowa, which designs, builds, tests and validates prototype construction equipment.

Pandemic or not, there's still time for lunch
Steve Eighinger

Pandemic or not, there's still time for lunch

While I'm grateful to once again be able to visit some of my favorite lunchtime haunts, I don't think I will ever get used to all of the social distancing and other required protocols that are necessary evils in the current age we're living. None of those

Letters

Missouri Medicaid expansion would benefit rural economy

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, Missourians will cast their ballots to determine whether the state should expand Medicaid. This measure is important to rural Missourians and the hospitals that provide them care.

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