Rose Nolen columns
Nolen's column, which appeared in the Missourian weekly for 17 years, touched on a wide range of issues, and had an unmistakably human touch.
Nolen was a Missourian columnist for 17 years.
With more and more children dying from gun violence, it's time for parents to take a stand to prevent anymore deaths.
The bounty of summer became the bounty of the holiday season as family members gathered to share stories and food — lots of food.
When someone doesn't know when not to tell everything they know, it's no wonder that they have few friends. Others, though, know just how to handle those sorts of people.
The Constitution gives people the right to bare arms, but why do people feel the need to have so many guns?
Financial greed should not distract from helping those in need.
Bullying is a childhood disease that needs to be cured.
My brother could have helped win the war for education. As it was, he finished school about 40 years too late. He became a teacher when it became more important to parents to let their children have a good time in school rather than get a good education.
Although the Civil Rights Bill was passed in 1964, black people are still fighting for equal footing.
The important thing is to find the good life where ever you are.
Nolen says are many things to feel bad about, but wasting time thinking about them constantly ruins your outlook on life.
In Missouri, the texting while driving ban applies only to drivers under the age of 21, but it's not just young drivers that are easily distracted by their cellphones.
For America to return to the status it once held in the eyes of its citizens, job opportunities need to be generated.
Living outside of a community is like night and day. You have to worry about everything. You are completely on your own.
Voting is a basic right for all Americans, and there should not be any restrictions on when and how people can vote.
There are more pressing issues than repealing a law that appears to be meeting its goal of providing health insurance to Americans.
I worry parents are forgetting to insist on their kids staying in school.
The anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision raised the opportunity to discuss social change, and the benefit to approaching different opinions with a sense of understanding.
The newspaper from my community will inform me about the news that matters to me. I can’t depend on the big city newspaper to bring me news from my hometown.