Wonderful people are out there

Posted October 23, 2014 at 3:50 pm

Editor:

With all the negativism going on around the world and being put on television, newspapers, and radio, I would like to share something positive. A week ago my husband went to the doctor and a prescription was sent into Wal-mart for him. We went to pick it up and the insurance wouldn’t cover the cost because we were too early to get more of that medication. So I said we would wait until the insurance would cover the cost. A man that was behind me heard what was happening and stepped up and offered to pay for the $68 prescription. He said my husband needed the medication and he would pay the cost. We didn’t accept the offer and would wait since we had a week’s worth still at home. Neither my husband nor I knew

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    Helms to celebrate 70th anniversary

    Editor:

    Braxton (Helm) and I grew up about one and a half miles form each other as the crow flies. But he was probably in high school before I was born.

    I knew his parents. In fact his dad told me one time, “I’m going to take you home with me, I don’t have any girls, only three boys."

    I took him seriously. I was probably about sex or seven. He came out

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    Bud on Obama

    Editor:

    Well we see that finally Obama is taking Ebola seriously, in fact he is so serious about it that he has cancelled fundraising trips in order to show just how serious he is about the welfare of the American people. Just remember though the mid-term elections are just days away and he is looking at his hole card and it doesn’t look that good to him at this time.

    None of the persons running for reelection want to be

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    Notice of public test

    In preparation for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4, a public test of the vote tabulating equipment will be conducted in the Circuit Courtroom of the Cedar County Courthouse on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 9 a.m. The public is welcome to attend.

    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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