• Were you surprised after the harsh coverage you received by the local newspaper that the St. Louis Post-Dispatch took notice of your fight? Having the Post-Dispatch come in and do a very thorough review was a surprise and I am thankful that they saw fit to do a detailed investigation and look into things more objectively rather than dismissing my concerns so harshly. It was a breath of fresh air to see some unbiased coverage for once. They were very professional and I feel honored that they took time to listen to my side and all sides for that matter. A lot has been made of Poplar Bluff Internet’s debt to City Cable which was sold the night before

    Aug 03,
  • So after all the fights you’ve endured over the past year and a half, sitting here in the Mayor’s office, was it worth it? I think it will be once we have our new City Manager in place and things start improving in the city. Really, it’s not about me, it’s about the people who live in Poplar Bluff and about making it easier to make a living and raise their families. My family has endured a lot during my term on the city council. We do this because we want to make a difference. If I make a difference, then it’s worth it. What was going through your mind as you realized your side would be successful on election

    Aug 02,
  • There is no way Angela Pearson could have known how her life was going to change with one simple act: running for a seat on the Poplar Bluff City Council. She never imagined that in a relatively brief amount of time, she would be sitting in the Mayor's Office, in the Mayor's Seat. She looks back on this past year and admits that it has been a lot like a roller-coaster ride – at times thrilling, and at times downright scary. But she is happy with the overall results. She's been interviewed by out of town news media. She's gotten hate mail. She's gotten love mail. There is no crown for this office. As matter of fact, there really isn't

    Jul 31,

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