Drug Court Month offers opportunities for help, hope

By Melissa Fitzgerald
    A courtroom is not a place where you would expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it is drug court.
    This May, over 3,000 drug courts and other treatment courts nationwide will celebrate National Drug Court Month and the most successful justice innovation in American history.

Honest labeling of fake meat may soon be required

By Eric Bohl
    Missouri may soon become the first state in the nation to require food marketed as “meat” to be harvested from an actual animal. This seemingly obvious definition has actually become quite blurred in recent years. Innovations in food science have led to new products that imitate meat but come from either plants or lab-grown tissue.

Join the lifecycle of a community bank

By Scott Perkins,
FCNB President & CEO
    If you’ve ever participated in career day at a local elementary school, you’ll probably relate to this story. A banking colleague visits her son’s kindergarten class and amid explaining the role of a banker, one eager child pipes up and says, “It’s like the lifecycle of a plant!”