Letters to the Editor

Need local control of our recourses

Editor: Our Cedar County Commissioners will sue the state of Missouri in January or February for reasonable guidelines on concentrated animal farming operations. The cim is not to put anyone out of business, but to maintain fair limits on corporate farming. Our county needs all kinds of farming; it is very important to our economy,

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Please uphold the Constitution

Editor: Dec. 15, 2019 U.S. Rep. Vicky Jo Hartzler 2235 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Rep. Hartzler, Donald Trump has been acting like a Russian asset since before his election as President of the United States of America.  He called on Russia in 2016 to obtain and release Mrs. Clinton’s emails, he

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Support Local Control of Our Resources

Editor: Your way of life in Cedar County, in Missouri, in the United States is going to change drastically sooner or later if we don’t do something about cafos, concentrated animal feeding operations. Cafos have been affecting some of us who live in the country for years, polluting the water, air and soil. But the

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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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