Author Archives: Blanche Kelly

This Week in Lincoln County – October 16, 2017

After a two-week hiatus for training and the Columbus Day holiday, I am back at the keyboard. A few items of interest that the Commission has been working on are below. • I am excited and humbled to announce that … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – September 25, 2017

After being relegated to the basement PC last week, I am back at my desk writing and listening to Merle Haggard perform “Are the Good Times Really Over.” There is a line in the song which asks the question, “Are … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – September 18, 2017

This week’s message is coming to you from my basement PC. Sharing computer usage with two, college-bound, high school seniors sometimes relegates Dad to the old PC with the screen not much larger than a sheet of notebook paper. With … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – September 11, 2017

I vividly remember where I was when the September 11 attacks occurred. The shock and horror of that day should be indelibly etched in the minds of everyone. We can take pride in the fact that evil dealt our country … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – August 28, 2017

Commission work, like any job, has its highs and lows. My philosophy is to focus on achieving positive results and letting that overpower the inevitable negativity. This serves me well for about 360 days of the year, with the other … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – August 21, 2017

Well, we survived the eclipse. I have not heard how other areas closer to the action fared, but I’m sure it was a welcome influx of tourism dollars. A few items of interest that the Commission has been working on … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – August 14, 2017

Summer keeps flying by and we are enjoying some atypical weather for the month of August. I for one have no complaints of the below normal temps. Kids are getting back to school and our road crews are still out … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – August 7, 2017

There is a busy writing schedule for me this week. In addition to this piece and my other normal writing chores, I am also preparing a few remarks for my Mother’s birthday party which we will celebrate this Saturday. I … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – July 31, 2017

While I enjoyed my vacation in the mountains of Colorado, it is great to be back in Missouri. The first day back to work after any absence is always a bit of a challenge, but I am back in the … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – July 17, 2017

No writer’s block this week, as there has been a lot of activity since my last update. In a time when negativity seems to rule the day, it is a pleasant relief to report some good news. A few items … Continue reading

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