Doug Wilson is senior writer, covering state and national politics, business and transportation issues. He has held several reporting and editing positions since joining The Herald-Whig in 1986. Wilson received a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He previously was editor of the Edina Sentinel and wire editor at the Hannibal Courier-Post. Wilson is pastor of the Knox City (Mo.) Baptist Church. He and his wife, Alma, have three adult children and four grandchildren.
Supporters cheered U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood's lopsided victory at a watch party. "Politics ends tonight, and the governing begins tomorrow," LaHood said.
While Sam Graves' re-election bid never was in much jeopardy, he spent election night watching to see if Republicans could hold onto control of the U.S. House.
[Note]MEMPHIS, Mo. -- "Elvis" Wade Cummings will perform in the Memphis Theater at 7 p.m. Thursday, continuing a fall tradition he started several years ago. Cummings performs a number of famous Elvis Presley hits and treats fans to other 1950s classics. "