No questions for Billary

Posted May 21, 2015 at 10:17 am

Editor:

Well, the Democratic front runner is making for a very different type of campaign from the start. At this time she will not take any questions unless it is a pre-arranged setting and they have stacked the meeting with stooges who are going to ask questions that she is already briefed on and had ready answers for as she is leaving nothing to chance. Now it may not get too interesting for those of us in the peanut gallery until we get all the way to the debate between the Democratic and the Republican candidates, and the actual race itself. That is when the gloves will come off and the stuff will hit the fan.

Now, Hillary does not have to introduce herself to the voting public for everyone

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    Don Englund gets PhD

    Editor:

    Don Englund was awarded the PhD degree in TESOL Curriculum and Instruction at the 143rd annual commencement exercises of the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, held on May 16-17.

    Dr. Englund, who has been an instructor at KU since 2008, attended El Dorado Springs R-2 schools and is the son of Lester Englund, of rural El Dorado Springs.

    Don Englund

    Overland Park, KS

    Open up MDC land

    Editor:

    You log, farm, pasture and hay MDC land but people can’t ride their horses or mules across it. There is a percent of land set aside for horse riders and it is small. Schell City Wildlife Area is farmed, but the reason I can’t ride my mule is MDC is afraid I will start some erosion there. What do you think farming does? Tractors do more harm than my mule does. Muddy tractors carry mud to the roads and then gets thrown off covering the gravel

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    First tank on enemy soil

    Editor:

    Please find enclosed a copy of “The Stars And Stripes” newspaper dated Dec. 19, 1944, containing the story of the first people to cross into Germany in WW II. With those people (infantry men) was a lone tank – A big Sherman named “Chick.” A soldier from El Dorado Springs was in that tank – my brother, Ray E. Kelly. Here is the rest of the story.

    The tank met no enemy tanks, and arrived at the Siegfried line

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    Congrats to seniors, teachers

    Editor:

    I would like to congratulate the El Dorado Springs graduating seniors and the teachers who were able to impart enough knowledge to them to achieve this goal. These young people have been blessed. Guess the old school building has done it again.

    Name withheld by request

    1941 graduating class

    Editor:

    I know its been a long time, 74 years, and most are in our 90s. There were 114 in our class. There are 84 deceased, 14 still living and 16 I know of no news.

    If anyone has any news of the following, would love to hear from you. They are:

    Mary Frances (Blalock) Donner, Dorothy (Center) Trott, Doris (Crane) Wood, Harvey Hatfield, Betty (Hedrick) Ferris, Cleetis Hopkins, Audrey (Hurt) Schapaler, Jim

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    Disheartened

    Editor:

    I am disheartened that the voters in our community don’t understand the importance and need in the passing of the school bond issue. I have hope that the school board will continue to educate our citizens and bring this issue to the ballot until a YES vote is achieved!

    There is great need in passing the issue; how it will benefit the students, staff, patrons and community alike in the El Dorado Springs R-II district.

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    Same story

    Editor:

    Different Day but the Same Old Story. Big Bill and Hillary are having money problems and once again it is that “Vast Right Wing Conspiracy” that is always trying to make the Clintons look bad in the public eye. Now according to Hillary, the Clintons were dead broke financially when they left the White House and I guess that was the reason they walked off with about $180,000 of White House property that they were forced to return the biggest part of at a later date,

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    Chugging the washer

    Editor:

    The article of the “Three Minute Mystery” washer was very interesting. My father bought one of those for mother – they always referred to; “Chugging the washer” – it had a slot to attach a hand cranked wringer.

    I’d love to see an article each week, from your readers, along these lines. Kudos to the late Mr. DeShazo!

    Cordially,

    Fawn E. Witten

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    ‘No’ thank you

    Editor:

    I would like to thank the 874 people who voted NO on the school tax issue, especially those in Vernon County who threw 41 extra NOs in the pot.

    These people, many of who are on fixed incomes, were voting to keep food on the table, pay for medication and pay insurance payments on their car.

    There are less than half the people in one of the poorest counties in Missouri who

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