ElDo a good place to live

Posted April 17, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Editor:

I read Mr. Kent Morlan’s recent letter to the editor. As everyone is entitled to his/her own opinion, he expressed his. There is some truth in that ALL small towns do not thrive and survive. Look at the upper left corner of the front page of this newspaper’s communities served.

On the other side of the coin, read all the positive things Earline Allison expressed in response to Mr. Morlan’s letter, which she did in a gracious, gentle and charming manner. No surprise from such a nice lady who loves ElDo.

Her letter was followed by a diatribe from one of the frequent contributors to the editors of several local papers, Mr. Olinger. Everyone who reads the paper or drives past the

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    Memories of broken sidewalk

    Editor,

    Smiling, I read your article of the repairing of the broken sidewalk near the First Baptist Church. I last lived in El Dorado Springs in 1953. Twice on Sundays I would walk from my apartment on Hickory Street to the First Baptist Church. This walk would take me up the west side of Main Street, always crossing at the corner of Main and Joe Davis Street, I believe it was.

    It is the broken sidewalk that I still remember.

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    Hobby Lobby well within rights

    Editor:

    It is interesting to see various viewpoints of different subjects and it certainly gives us a view of the direction our country is heading in and how you think that as a nation we might end up.

    From a financial point of view with the national debt where it is now and the runaway spending that our current President is holding to where we are borrowing 50¢ of each and every federal dollar we are spending, it looks very

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    Return nation to basic principles

    Editor:

    Our nation today is facing a challenging time, perhaps the most challenging 200-year history. Not just the fear of terrorism or the risk of an economic collapse or the threats of war but because we have drifted away from the founding principles and values that made the USA the greatest free society the world has ever known.

    Most of the problems our country is facing today can be traced back, at least in some part, to a departure from

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