Letters to the Editor

Dr. Magee supports levy

Since the construction of the hospital, the various Boards have done a fantastic job of keeping the hospital solvent and at the same time, up to date in equipment and medical advances. As with everything else, the original levy can no longer keep up with inflation. We have a modern, up to date facility we

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Dr. Reynolds favors Hospital levy

Editor: Over the past decades I have watched the administrators of CCMH shepherd the resources of our hospital with great insight and frugality.  Times and economic forces have placed enormous strains on small rural hospitals.  I hope every voter will step up and approve the CCMH levy.  Our hospital is the hub of local access

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In support of tax levy

Editor: I am writing today to ask that all Cedar County residents seriously consider a vote of yes for the hospital tax levy. Please see the information below that comes form published material and is being disrupted. Cedar County Memorial Hospital has been operating under the same tax levy for 58 years. Today, the hospital

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Passing of a Hometown Hero

Editor: I just learned of the passing of Bill Browning. He was one of my favorite people! I don’t know if many of you knew him because Bill was pretty low-key. You would never know by talking to him that he was one of America’s heroes and that’s sad. We need more heroes like Bill

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Unplanned

Editor: It does not bother me that the movie “Unplanned,” a movie about a woman who had a change of heart after working for Planned Parenthood, would receive an “R” rating. Anyone under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult in order to watch this film. What bothers me is that in

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Democrats Are Desperate

Editor: Have you noticed that Democrats are attempting to do everything they can to win the precedential race in 2020, even so far as breaking laws to achieve their goals? They want to do without the electoral college and just use the popular vote to determine the outcome. States like California and New York  would

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Help Yourself

Editor: April 2, 2019, is an opportunity for you to make your future and all our neighbors richer and more secure. Cedar County Memorial Hospital has asked for our help. They have requested no adjustment since 1961 in our tax levy. No adjustment for 58 years. That bears repeating, NO Levy Increase for 58 YEARS.

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Support for CCMH

Editor: There are 19 public Critical Access Hospitals in the state of Missouri. We are fortunate enough to have one in El Dorado Springs. Of these, only two are allowed by statute to receive funding by sales tax. The remaining 17 can only be funded by property tax which includes ours. The average revenue generated

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Support Cedar County Memorial Hospital

Editor: For the first time in nearly 60 years, Cedar County Memorial Hospital is turning to the voters of Cedar County for financial support to keep up with operational expenses, maintenance and equipment needs, government imposed technology requirements and the potential possibility of expanding services. Cedar County Memorial Hospital is our county hospital.  For those

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Legislation introduced to help keep public notices in printed newspapers

Editor: That our member newspapers have been under attack in Jefferson City, specifically through concentrated efforts to move public notices out of print and post them on websites, is no secret. Missouri Press Association’s leadership, which includes your elected representatives on the Board of Directors, Executive Director Mark Maassen and our lobbying partners in the

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