Should be another big day for Riverfest. Music, food and drink will be on offer, plus other entertainment. Brian Chilson last night provided a couple of food photos. Vegetables? I think I'd go for the meat on a stick.
Sedrick Reed, 44, a former State Police lieutenant, was sentenced to 135 months in prison in federal court today for conspiring to possess and distribute cocaine. Reed took drugs from the State Police property room and from drugs seized in a traffic stop.
The fake polling operation by Republican Stacy Hurst's campaign for state House barked up the wrong tree today. Retired Justice Jack Holt said he was voting for Clarke Tucker no matter what information they were putting out.
Upon first venturing to write about politics 20 years ago, I held naive views about political journalism. Specifically, I imagined that factual accuracy mattered as it did in the kinds of books and magazine pieces I'd written on non-political topics — opinionated, yes, but grounded in careful reporting.