Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Great to see the attentive faces

Posted July 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm

By Kay Wilson

Good questions pertinent to their realm of public servant work were posed to Missouri Press Sunshine Law hotline attorney, Jean Maneke, during the quarterly officeholders’ gathering on July 1.

Maneke, known as the go-to expert with Missouri’s Sunshine Law, was invited by County Clerk Beth Walker to visit with all the officeholders about the legal ramifications if the Sunshine Law is ignored. Maneke spoke the gospel according to the state statutes and she answered in common man’s language so all who were present would be knowledgeable. I so appreciate this.

While I get several questions in a week concerning the public’s right to know, what our elected officials are doing concerning our tax monies and other issues, I have no expertise in the law to the extent

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Summer beckons, offers opportunities in Nodaway County

    by Kay Wilson

    The lazy days of summer is a distant memory for the majority of us and we must like it that way.

    Our choice to fill our calendar to the brim, just like the rain gauge, is simply a choice. I realize the variety opportunities for children and youth are worthy to their growing up. However I would caution that the overbooking of the days will create a stress level that could tax the behavior of your

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Heaven gained a dedicated soul

    by Kay Wilson

    The words, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;” from Second Timothy 4:7 would best describe the Christian journey of Ruby Munshaw.

    Ruby has been welcomed into the arms of Jesus this week where I’m sure her crown of jewels will be filled with diamonds and rubies. She has talked the talk and walked the walk of the Christian life. We who knew Ruby are better people due to her example.

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