Letters to the Editor

Democracy starts at the bottom

Editor: Democracy starts at the bottom, not at the top. Every Cedar Countian here at the bottom, needs to see “Right to Harm,” screening Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at the Opera House Theater, 105 N. Main Street, El Dorado Springs. This timely film exposes the devastating public health impact factory farming has on many

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“Right to Harm”

Cedar County screens “Right to Harm” documentary Dear editor, thanks to generous grass roots donations, Cedar County has the opportunity to screen the timely, relevant documentary, “Right to Harm,” Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at the Opera House Theater, 105 North Main Street, El Dorado Springs. Missouri is not the first state to face an

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God will not be mocked

Editor: Recently we were given the opinion of Angela Shipp as to how wonderful it is that we have two Muslim women elected to the US House of Representatives and how these Right Wingers complain about Muslims being anti-Israel. I wonder what planet Angela come from or if she even follows the news or the

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Hospital’s response

CCMH works diligently to file all insurance claims timely and appropriately. As any other healthcare facility, we are required to follow all billing guidelines.  However, we are at the mercy of many different payers regarding payment of claims.  Payment decisions are not always as a patron would like them to be, but ultimately the insurance

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Advice for preachers

Editor: As a Christian woman and member of the LGBTQ community, I sometimes find myself targets of both sides. But, I am most curious about the right-wing Christians who act like LGBTQ people (and pro-choice people, Muslims and illegal immigrants) are the only sinners in the world. What about all the other sinners? What about

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Problem with hospital bill

Editor: I’m starting to understand better why Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) might be having financial problems. I had a minor problem (dog bite) that took me to the emergency room. This was on Jan. 7, 2019. I have them my insurance card. Several months went by and they informed me that my insurance provider

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Beware of thieves

Editor: The purpose of this letter is to advise folks in the El Dorado Springs community of the attitudes and actions of your neighbors, friend and/or family. Without knowing who these particular people are, I can only generalize-they are trespassers and thieves. Recently, my family member(s) removed all their belongings from their El Dorado Springs

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Why Cedar County filed CAFO suit

Editor: Having read the press release from Farm Bureau concerning our lawsuit against the state over SB 391, I am compelled to remind everyone how we came to the point of enacting a health ordinance on contained animal feeding operations (CAFO’s) and why we have moved forward with the suit. In 2015, my first year

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Violence in America

Editor: What is the Cause of this bloody violence and is there a Cure? The weekend of July 3 & 4, 2019 was a time of bloody violence that deserves the attention of everyone one who loves and cares about America and the future for our children and those we love.  In El Paso, TX

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Triple sympathies

Editor: One quotation say, “God made man simple. All of his complications are from his own devises.” Everyone make choices. Choices have results, consequences. Several years ago new neighbors moved in just off one corner of my place. They son unloaded a semi-trailer load of treasure?trash? onto their yard. More was to come; probably four

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