Letters to the Editor

Les Ray responds

Editor: In answer to Gary Vickers response to my letter: Nowhere in the letter did I state that the VFW or members thereof were unpatriotic as you accused. Furthermore, the flag at the cemetery was at full staff that morning when I went to honor my family members buried there. The proper flag etiquette is

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To Leslie Ray

Editor: In reference to patriotism. Those that didn’t have their flags at half staff more than likely was a over sight, not a lack of honor, and to insinuate the VFW was unpatriotic is asinine. The flag at City Cemetery was at half staff because our team leader made sure it was before VFW got

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Response to Les Ray letter

I have never written an article before but after reading Mr. Ray’s letter to the editor I felt obliged to do so. As a Life Member of the VFW I admit we were remiss in failing to lower the flag to half-mast and for that I humble apologize. Does this mean that we honor our

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In reply to Les Ray

Editor: I was reading Leslie Ray’s letter in last week’s paper. Thank you, Les, for mentioning the “fantastic program”  put on by the VFW that didn’t meet your standards. It appears most of El Dorado Springs  need to study up on flag protocol. Les, are you a member of VFW? I’ve never seen you at

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In support of CAFO

In regard to Mr. Oren Harris’s letter of May 28, 2016, in the Sun Newspaper and June 1, 2016 in the Republican, his first paragraph says it’s all in the facts of our issue on the influx of Mennonite persons and the chicken business coming into our county. I believe Mr. Harris has a very

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Remember Memorial Day

This week we, as a nation, observed Memorial Day. We traveled to the burial sites of our departed loved ones and placed flowers on their graves and spent a bit of time in remembrance of them. Or maybe we took advantage of the big “Memorial Day Sale,” or celebrated by having family bar-b-que. That is

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Bozarth’s Response

Editor: Thank you for providing me with a modicum of grace, and not publishing my first response. It shows a true integrity and character and is greatly appreciated. You are correct in your response to my first letter that there have been some improvements to ElDo, but I regret that you missed the true nature

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Dear Mr. Bozarth – part II

I received your letter on Memorial Day. Thank you for your  military service. Please forgive me for not buying the one-foot in the grave scenario you keep preaching for El Dorado Springs. For two weeks in a row you’ve mentioned the failures of the past, the lack of leadership in years gone by and by

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Rodeo tragedy

Editor: I am very sorry for the recent death of the little girl involved in the barrel racing.  But my second thoughts are with the horse who must have been literally driven to it’s own early demise by an ambitious rider.  We need to take a moment to remember the animal.  I send my prayers

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