Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: No surprise on township leaders recent vote

Posted April 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm

by Kay Wilson

The conversation was more positive than the vote at the annual gathering of township officials last week.

The yearly lunch hosted by the Nodaway County Commissioners allows the township trustees and board members to ask questions about rock generally. I’ve always been amazed at the number of questions a group of men can pose about gravel.

But this year, there was a new topic. South Commissioner Bob Stiens was brief and candid when he announced the poll question that was going to be balloted by the attendees. He explained that Nodaway County is among the last few counties to still have townships and that Sullivan County, another Northwest Missouri rural county, voted during the April 7 election to abolish their townships.

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Christians should find themselves in a dilemma

    by Kay Wilson

    Especially at Easter, Christians rack their minds and hearts over the Savior’s example to love the haters.

    This quandary that perplexes most of us is tied to the old adage, “Love the sinner, hate the sin.” Jesus Christ, as he hung on the cross as redemption for the sins of the world, past, present and future, offered the prayer for those who had treated him so badly. Not only did he ask for forgiveness of those who were

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Time to find the switch

    by Kay Wilson

    Ok, people, if you are among the hundreds of drivers who must find their way to work in the fog – not the foggy, groggy mind kind – then it’s time to find the switch on your dashboard that deals with your vehicle’s lights.

    I know if you have a newer vehicle, like within the last 10 years, you may never have had to find this knob, since your smart car knows when it’s dark outside.

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