Letters to the Editor

Make America a better place

No matter our zip code background, or party, most of us value our freedom. But today, the policies we favor: our freedom to vote, our freedom from gun violence and our freedom to grow our families in a manner that allows us to nurture our children, have been blocked by MAGA Republicans. On TV, the

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A Center of Hope

The Hope Center of El Dorado Springs wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the community members and postal workers who contributed to the recent food drive. Collectively, you donated 850 pounds of much needed food to the Hope Center food pantry. We are so blessed to have a community who supports us and

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We live in a dangerous world

Lindsey Graham said, “We live in a dangerous world.” President Trump sowed us what would work, but president Biden has not. President Trump said that we could help the American consumer by turning the Keystone Pipeline back on. We could also help our allies by exporting their energy needs again. Russia is blackmailing our allies

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Re: House Bill 2649

Editor: A bill has recently been introduced in the Missouri House, H.B. 2649, the Missouri Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act, which seeks to protect minors from harmful physiological gender transition procedures. People should get behind this needed bill and tell their state representatives and senators to support it. Fact is nobody knows why people

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US not safe or secure

The United States is not safe or secure. The military is weakened. President Biden left millions of dollars worth of military hardware, 9,000 American citizens and Afghan people who helped us with the murderous Taliban. I shudder to think how our fighting men and women will fare in the Ukraine and other places against multitudinous

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Can you help?

Can you help? Children from our community need sanctuary. Our community continues to lack enough support for children taken into foster care. Too often, kids are being sent out of their school district and community because no local homes are available. Too often, siblings are split up because there are no homes that can take

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Congress must pass the Freedom to Vote Act

We live in Missouri, so there is a very good chance a bridge or highway near us is in really bad shape. And for those of us in rural Missouri, slow or nonexistent internet makes our lives difficult. But now, thanks to the recently passed Infrastructure Bill, there is money to address all of these

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Letter from prison

My name is Danny Crawford. I grew up and went to school in El Dorado Springs. I’ve had my very fair share of problems with the law, drugs and the “prison system.” I’m currently in Federal prison in Greenville, IL. I usually do not comment or have much of an opinion about other people’s legal

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Leroux should step down

Editor, I realize most people won’t take the time to speak up and most people prefer to go along and get along so they won’t speak up either but what Ms Leroux as a board member has done during the elections and continues to do is wrong. I believe her lack of ethics should disqualify

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They’re doing things illegal

Editor, I for one am beyond frustrated with the CCMH Board seemingly trying to exclude the newest board member we elected to represent us. Michelle says they should be, “cheerleaders for the hospital” but I would rather the board look out for everyone’s interest like it was intended to do and not be a rubber

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