Happy National Fudge Day

National Fudge Day is observed annually on June 16th.  National Fudge Day is a food holiday that allows you to indulge in your favorite flavor of this delicious confectionery. Some of the most familiar fudge flavors are chocolate, chocolate nut, peanut butter, maple and maple nut. Continue reading

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

It can be hard to imagine that anyone would deliberately want to harm an elderly person, but unfortunately, elder abuse does occur. Some instances of elder abuse are intended to exploit the person financially; you’ve probably heard of scams targeting seniors. In other cases, caretakers simply don’t provide the basic necessities, like nutritious food, appropriate medication, safety, or assistance with hygiene. Help spread the word this June 15, which is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. If you see something, say something. Continue reading

Flag Day

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. Continue reading

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Concentrated animal feeding operations, frequently referred to as CAFOs, are large animal agricultural facilities that raise a specific number of animals in production barns or confinement pens. Continue reading

Missouri Hemp Extract Registration Program

Pursuant to Section 192.945, RSMo, and 19 CSR 20-51.010, the Missouri Hemp Extract Registration Program provides Missouri residents with intractable epilepsy a registration card that allows them to legally possess and use CBD oil in Missouri to treat intractable epilepsy. Continue reading

Right to Work - Yes or No?

Tell me what you think? Your opinions matter.    Missouri Proposition A, the Right to Work Referendum, is on the ballot in Missouri as a veto referendum on August 7, 2018 Continue reading

Callaway County Property Assessment Increase

I am finding this to be a big concern for Callaway County residents. I have talked to dozens of residents who are confused and have questions. I have seen the letters and heard concerns. I am offering to sit in an appeal and see what is happening. I have seen local farmers lose their Agriculture land thus increasing their taxes. I have talked to man who bought his house 5 years ago and has had his taxes increased dated back to 1996 after he bought his property. As a resident of Callaway County I too am concerned about this sudden tax increase.....or error by Callaway County Assessor Jody Paschal.   Continue reading

Door to Door

Today is Thursday 6/7/2018 and I am continuing on my door to door campaigning. I have almost knocked on 1,000 doors. I will be out between 4-8 today. I will be on State Road D in Williamsburg all the way to Portland. If you see me stop and say HELLO. I have business cards, magnets, pocket constitutions, and voter registration forms. Thank you again for your continued support.

My Grandfather the Hero

I come from a military family. I am a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment. My grandfather, in spite of only a 3rd grade education, was a WWII decorated Veteran who fought in Normandy on D-day and was awarded a Silver Star, 2 Bronze Stars, a Combat Medical Badge, and a Purple Heart. My father and Uncle were in the Army and my sister-in-law is also an Army Veteran. I am extremely proud of my family's military service. Continue reading

My Ameren Missouri Tour

March 21st 2018 I had an amazing opportunity to tour Ameren Missouri nuclear power plant. I learned so much. Thanks to Anne Roselius, I had the privilege of attending on elected official day. It was a pretty big turn out. We started with introductions. Followed by, a delicious lunch provided by a local company called Crushed Red in Columbia. During lunch time we watched a very informative power point presentation.  Continue reading