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Recent Stories by Mike Masterson

When we least expect

posted: 08/01/2015 2:27 a.m. Discuss

It is evening last Monday; 31-year-old Jason Alan Adcock reportedly speeds away from a domestic dispute just south of Branson. Sheriff's deputies responding to a call about that argument catch sight of his 2004 GMC truck and try to stop him.

For the animals: Saving Simba

posted: 07/28/2015 3:39 a.m. Comment 1

Rest assured, I grew up realizing boys can be rowdy boys. Yet I cringe when reading stories like the one about Micaeleb Prather.

Our distracted culture: What was that?

posted: 07/26/2015 1:56 a.m. Comment 1

It's a safe bet you've noticed just how detached and impersonal life has become since cell phones and social media began inundating our daily lives over a decade ago.

Fun with regulators

posted: 07/25/2015 2:30 a.m. Comments 5

In light of all I read about promulgating endless regulations to further restrict individual liberties, here are my suspicions how a morning in the life of Washington, D.C., bureaucrats might go.

Crashing down: Controller grounded

posted: 07/21/2015 3:51 a.m. Discuss

I wasn't sure whether to drop into a tailspin or weep at one man's predicament after reading about the Springdale air traffic controller arrested at his weekday morning work shift.

An issue with teeth: Fluoride fracas

posted: 07/19/2015 1:53 a.m. Comments 2

Like many others, I watched the turmoil unfolding in Eureka Springs over adding the fluoride to the drinking water in that city of 3,000 or so independent minds.

Waiting to be vaporized

posted: 07/18/2015 3:37 a.m. Comment 1

The hype surrounding vaporized hog waste in the Cargill-supplied C&H Hog Farms (it's a factory) in the Buffalo National River watershed has lots of folks waiting and watching for the Plasma Energy Group of Florida to show what it claims it can do.

Goodbye, Jim: Wrong, then right

posted: 07/14/2015 3:49 a.m. Discuss

Borrowing from another who writes opinions: Boy was I wrong. Yet what I mistakenly wrote in Sunday's column, sadly enough, quickly came to pass.

Ice cream citations

posted: 07/12/2015 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Children found fishing with a relative, picking up trash, or wearing their life vests on the water could find themselves in a sweet position any kid would relish.

We're all outlaws

posted: 07/11/2015 2:11 a.m. Comments 2

Have you noticed lately that some people are quick to accuse others they have never met of being "criminals"?

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