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It has been a real joy to connect with old friends from Salem via social media. If you scrolled through my Twitter feed (@TitusLive, if you’re interested), my Facebook profile (just look me up…I’m not the Titus Benton who is a Hip Hop DJ, I’m the other one), or my Instagram (@TitusLive) you’…

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Liberal extremists are taking their open borders strategies to new lengths with their latest rally cry to completely eliminate the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE). Extremist calls to “abolish ICE” – sometimes without even understanding what the brave men and women who enforc…

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Perry Como said it best in the 1954 hit, “Oh, there's no place like home for the holidays, 'Cause no matter how far away you roam. If you wanna to be happy in a million ways, For the holidays you can't beat home sweet home!”

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I think we can all benefit from broadening our horizons by learning something about a different culture. To that end, I decided to share some things I learned from my husband. You may have noticed that while I have a distinctly European face, my name isn’t European. My husband Paul is Japane…

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This past weekend was Missouri Free Fishing Days, a two-day event that allows license-less and tag-less fishing within state parks. This gives individuals within and out of the state a chance to experience the bounty of Missouri waters without the price and commitment of a yearly license. Fo…

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A dog is dropped off at a pound. He had been shot multiple times, and then he was hit by a car. His leg was crushed, then amputated, and the bullets were dug out. This story is just one example of the hundreds of cats and dogs that Dent County Animal Welfare Society helps each year.

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A dog is dropped off at a pound. He had been shot multiple times, and then he was hit by a car. His leg was crushed, then amputated, and the bullets were dug out. This story is just one example of the hundreds of cats and dogs that Dent County Animal Welfare Society (DCAWS) helps each year.

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“There are no shortcuts on the path to real success” reads a graduation card sitting on a shelf across my room. Although I only received this card a few short weeks ago, my fellow graduates and I are very familiar with the words which are inscribed on it and the mantra it relays. Each gradua…

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Teacher Appreciation Week, or National Teacher Appreciation Week, is a week-long celebration in recognition of teachers and the contributions they make to education and society. It is held in the first full week of May of every year and provides an opportunity for students, their parents, an…

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I had the pleasure of taking pre-prom photos for my nephew, Dawson and his girlfriend, Shelby, Saturday evening. After snapping a few photos, I headed home with my oldest daughter and sometimes assistant, Eavie, in tow.