See The True Story In Today's Post Dispatch
The drama of Poplar Bluff politics and business have made it into the headlines of the St Louis Post Dispatch with “Political novice draws scorn and lawsuit for questioning business as usual”. The long article, over 40 paragraphs in length, is an intriguing outsider’s view of the last five months of accusations, innuendos and lawsuits.
Once again, Doug Bagby drags me into the story and refers to me as a “disgruntled small-business owner” but most of the strangest quotes come from Sammy Schalk of Gamblin Lumber and Charles Moffit of MHJ Insurance.
Schalk is quoted as saying:
“You don’t want dunderheads on welfare on the bank board.”
And Moffitt is quoted a few paragraphs later inferring that Poplar Bluff doesn’t have very many desirable places to live:
“You’ve been here in Poplar Bluff,” said Moffett, 69, an owner of Morse, Harwell, and Jiles Insurance. “How many areas are desirable to live in?”
Check out the full story at St Louis Post Dispatch and leave your comments below.