Archive - Oct 17, 2012

CMT's Redneck Rehab 'The Purdy Family'

Mishele Purdy from blue jeans and t-shirt to stiletto heels and short skirts.
Photos courtesy of CMT

--Seven years ago when Mishele Purdy left her hometown, Berger, Mo, she traded in her camo, rifle, and country ways for stiletto heels, dresses and a lifestyle focusing on her appearance in Miami, Florida.

Obama Re-Energized, Romney Less Aggressive, Crowley in Control at Second Presidential Debate

COLUMBIA, Mo.Mitchell McKinney, University of Missouri associate professor of communication in the College of Arts and Science, and internationally recognized scholar of presidential debates, analyzed last night’s second presidential debate.

Strong storms predicted for Wednesday afternoon

St. Louis - The National Weather Service in St. Louis, Mo. is calling for hazardous weather for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois today and tonight.

Happy 50th Birthday Kathy Trentmann

Best Wishes for Happy 50th Birthday from the City Hall Crew

Blue Devils Picked No. 1 in Preseason ACC Poll

Photo courtesy Duke Photography

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The ACC released the 2012-13 preseason women’s basketball poll on Tuesday at the annual media day in Greensboro, N.C., with the Blue Devils tabbed No. 1 in a vote by the Blue Ribbon Panel, which consists of national and local media, as well as school representatives.

Medication Beliefs Strongly Affect Individuals’ Management of Chronic Diseases

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Nearly half of patients taking medications for chronic conditions do not strictly follow their prescribed medication regimens. Failure to use medications as directed increases patients’ risk for side effects, hospitalizations, reduced quality of life and shortened lifespans.

Explore New Opportunities during Open Enrollment

Submitted by Jim Stiles
Edward Jones Financial Advisor

If you work for a medium-size or large organization, you may well be entering that time of year known as Open Enrollment.

While it may not be as dramatic as the “other” election that’s arriving in a few weeks, Open Enrollment will provide you with some choices that can have a big impact on your life.