Perspectives

Jones is executive vice president of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives and member of Boone Electric Cooperative.

A little help on the farm

A little help on the farm

Many years ago, my dad thought it would be a good idea for my brother and I to help a local farmer roof his house. While it seemed like a great idea, when we started climbing across that...

Don’t spoil the hunt

Don’t spoil the hunt

I have attempted to hunt or catch my share of critters and fish in my day. Sept. 1 is my annual “changing of the guard” when I pull my fly rod out of my truck and trade it out for my shotgun. This date marks the annual opening day of Missouri’s dove season, one of the...

It won’t be the same without you

It won’t be the same without you

They come in cars, vans, pickups, tractors, motorcycles, and in at least one case, on horseback. Annual meetings have changed post-COVID but continue to be popular with members. In fact most of the co-ops in Missouri tell me there are more people taking part in the...

When calls my wife

When calls my wife

As someone who married way above my paygrade, I’ve watched more than my share of Hallmark movies. So many, in fact, that I’m pretty sure I can write the plot for one. Hallmark, this one’s for you ... On her way from Chicago to Kansas City, an up-and-coming account...

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