Letters to the Editor

Allowing weapons on public transit raises concerns

Editor: OATS Transit is closely watching proposed state legislation that, if passed, would allow concealed-carry permit holders to lawfully bring firearms on public transportation. It raises serious concerns not only for the safety on our buses but also our funding as a private, non-profit transportation provider. According to the Missouri Public Transit Association, there is

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Looking for info

Hi I am looking for my brother. His name is James Brown, DOB 1-29-54. If by some chance anyone reads this, please contact me at 951-325-2061. It pertains to information about our sister. Some more info: your wife’s name is Susan and your two daughters are Jamie and Ashley. Thank You, Debbie Calvert

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Thanks doesn’t seem enough

All of us who live in El Dorado Springs and Cedar County should be extremely thankful to Kevin and Brandi, the Pharmacists and owner of Evan’s Drug. Without their care and prompt ordering of the vaccine for the Covid shots, probably none of us would have already had our shots. This took a lot of

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Former employee to run for CCMH Board

Editor: Dear Editor & Citizens of Cedar County, I would like to take a few moments to officially announce my candidacy for the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees. You did not see my name on the list of certified candidates this past week, but that was an oversight. I have verified with the

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Care for community prompts CCMH run

Editor, Thank you for affording me the opportunity to write to you today. I am running for a position on the hospital board during the April election because I care about my community and the health and well-being of those in it. My husband and I returned to our community to live and work because

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Thank You

Editor: I recently was a patient in our local hospital with Covid 19. The entire car giving team was excellent. This team treated me in spite of the danger to them. Whatever you think about this virus, it is very real and very scary. I have seen people coming into stores with no masks and

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The same, but different

Editor: With all due respect, an Executive Order and a presidential memorandum are the same thing – memorandums are aimed at “National Security” and Executive Orders are aimed at other matters. Call them whatever you wish, but the actions by Trump were aimed at harassing people, making them feel like second class citizens or not

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Executive Orders

The following is Ms. Shipp’s response to our request for President Trump’s anti-LGBTQ, anti-immigrant and anti-climate executive orders. Editor: K and K – After publishing my letters for 40 years, you should know I base all on fact. Executive Order, 6-30-20, signed by Trump. 1. “Child Welfare Executive Order” directs HHS to issue guidance authorizing

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Thank you Bob Foster

It has been our pleasure to have served with you these past four years. You have been consistent and steadfast in your position on sometimes unpopular issues while staying focused on the county’s day-to-day and future needs. Our ability for open discussions and input whether in agreement or not are a highly valued asset for

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Glad Biden elected

Editor: President Biden will not be able to fix the country overnight but he will be able to overturn some of the anti-LGBTQ, anti-immigrant, anti-environmental and other negative executive orders that outgoing President Trump issued. And if he can convince moderate Republicans like Mitt Romney, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski to support his plans for

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