No Filley Picnic

Posted August 14, 2014 at 1:16 pm

Editor:

All things of this earth must end sooner…or later, yet is is sad to me to hear of the Filley Picnic going the way of the dinosaurs. Yes, I am the last button on Jake’s Jacket (of the founders) For a few years it was Vivian Reed and me. Then she passed on three or so years ago.

I really appreciate your email telling me of it.

Thanks,

Fawn Whitten

    ID Korean War training photo

    Editor:

    Attention to those Veterans from the Cedar County and surrounding area who served within the Army 40th Infantry Division in Korea, specifically those that took their 16 weeks Basic Training in Camp Cooke, CA, during January through June in 1951. The basic reason of this writing is to try to identify as many as possible of those individuals that are in the picture of the Basic Training Finalization Group Picture of the Rear Detachment 981st Battery A, 40th Infantry Division prior to deployment to the Far

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    The Debt Ceiling

    Editor:

    Democrats just don’t understand the Debt Ceiling.

    Republicans just don’t understand the Debt Ceiling.

    Liberal do not understand the Debt Ceiling.

    No one in Washington D.C. understand or wants to understand the Debt Ceiling.

    Let me explain. Let’s say you come home from work and find a sewer back up in your neighborhood and your home has sewage

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    Original Farmer’s Market feels harassed

    Editor:

    For may years now, there has been a Farmer’s Market in El Dorado Springs. Some of our venders have been setting up for 14 years and more.

    This year, each time we have our market day; we will be harassed by some petty bureaucrat; telling us we must get a merchant’s license, tax number and put up a tax bond. All this cost money and requires bookkeeping.

    The original Farmer’s Market operates

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    Think back on Obama’s Promise

    Editor:

    Does anyone other than myself find it strange that President Obama wanted the job so bad but when he found out that it required some work he decided to take time off from the duties of the office and go fundraising to try and build up a huge stock pile of money and perhaps he can stave off the Republicans from taking control of the Senate this coming November. He is well aware if they can pick up those six Senate seats and still control the

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    Should the U.S. support the P. A.

    Editor:

    With all the cuts in federal spending and so called entitlement programs in this country, why does the U.S. spend $440 million dollars annually to the P.A.? We also spend an additional $225 million in funding through the U.N. to the Palestinian Authority. Is this the best use of American tax dollars?

    In 2011 the Palestinian Authority rejected requests from the U.S. not to form an alliance with the Hamas terrorists. Knowing full well it is against U.S. law for Congress to fund any organization with terrorist

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    Kudos

    Editor:

    KUDOS to the owner of the “pink house” on Main Street. By removing this one building, the view on Main Street improved so much. Not only did it improve the view for our citizens, the neighbors, etc., but also for people passing through our town.

    I hope others will follow suit and tear down some of these unsightly buildings/houses in our town.

    Again Kudos to the owner for not only tearing the

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    Opponents of Amendment 1 try to confuse public

    Editor:

    I have found during my time in public service if someone is on the wrong side of an issue, the best they can do is attempt to confuse the public with statements that do not reflect the facts. This is what is happening with those who are campaigning against Amendment 1, the Farming Rights Amendment.

    One of the leading opponents of Amendment 1 is former Lieutenant Governor Joe Maxwell. Mr. Maxwell has been making statements that Amendment 1 will

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    Hometown newspaper

    Editor:

    Thank you for a great hometwon paper. I enjoy getting it each week. Fifty years this year. Can you believe that Kenny

    Mary Ann (Fleener) Davis

    Nevada

    One of a kind place

    Editor:

    I really enjoyed the pictures and article about the Osage Village State Historic Site in the June 19 edition.

    The historic site is one of the “hidden treasures” of the Tri County area, in my opinion.

    A lot of people are not aware of the site nor the history associated with it. It is worth the short drive to the area north of Walker to experience the thrill of standing on the

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