The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
Updated at 10:52 AM

As everyone may know by now, the Mustang, the true pony car, turned 50 this year. Ford has tried hard to whip up the same enthusiasm that greeted the original, but that’s just not possible. America collectively went nuts, back in 1964, for the Mustang. Analysts say that by then we had shaken off the last traces of WWII angst and were bored numb with the bloated, top-heavy autos of the Eisenhower era. But we didn’t know that until the Mustang appeared, seemingly everywhere all at once. It was in...

Updated at 10:48 AM

I’ve never been a political consultant, but insulting specific groups of potential voters just doesn’t sound like good strategy.

Updated at 10:41 AM

Members of the American Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force will hold a town hall meeting and operate a crisis center for local veterans and family members affected by delays in getting access to their health care at the Veterans Affairs...

Updated at 10:40 AM

Millions of dollars have been flowing into a Missouri campaign for a transportation sales tax from businesses and organizations that stand to benefit if voters approve the Aug. 5 ballot measure.

Updated at 10:39 AM

With a few exceptions, most state routes and bridges in Phelps County are in good or fair condition, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).

Updated at 10:34 AM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon earlier this month vetoed a bill that he said would limit the rights of Missouri citizens to support write-in candidates.

Updated at 10:31 AM

Paul Long, Democrat candidate for Phelps County clerk, said he will maintain a low profile until after the primary election.

Updated at 10:30 AM

A local business owner told Phelps County Commissioners Thursday that he wants them to address what he feels is a lack of courthouse security before it’s too late.

Updated at 10:19 AM

The Israeli military said it downed a drone launched by Gaza militants on Monday, the first time it encountered an unmanned aircraft since the start of its offensive last week, as new Israeli airstrikes pushed the death toll from Israeli airstrikes...

Updated at 10:01 AM

The headlines say that the Supreme Court dealt a blow to “Obamacare.” Maybe, and maybe not. What their recent ruling did was to cast a shadow over the approach our country has taken to providing health care to our people. In short, Hobby Lobby...

Updated at 9:36 AM

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