Letters to the Editor

The good, the bad and ugly

Editor: The good: The new business buildings in town are a welcome sight and the brand new businesses are wonderful for our growth and diversity. The new sidewalks and landscaped benches are really a nice tidy touch to our town. The new school and childcare facilities make the statement that we care about our kids

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Keep em coming

Editor: Thank you so much for the article and picture celebrating my 90th birthday. My family gave me a drive-by of 15 cars of family and friends. I received 53 cards and they are still arriving. Thanks again Waneta Roby Hardman

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Reelect man fighting for us

Why do so many people hate President Trump? Nor do they give him any credit for accomplishments, some very extraordinary. In his book, “Blitz, David Horowitz (page 162) says, “We play by the rules and pay our taxes while the politicians laugh behind our backs and treat us like fools.” Enter Donald Trump. He was

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Steal our flag?

Editor: When I put the Trump sign out in our yard, I knew that someone might be compelled to remove it. So, I was somewhat prepared when a week ago Monday I found it gone. It was not good enough to deny our freedom of speech expressed on our own property but they had the

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Boys in Blue get’er done

 Editor: Thursday, Aug. 6, my service van was stolen from my shop on Pine Street. I want to thank the El Dorado Springs Police Department, Cedar County Sheriff’s Department, Missouri Highway Patrol, Vernon County Sheriff and Nevada Police Department. I had it recovered within 40 minutes. You people who don’t think we need these boys

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Insanity can run in the family

In following national politics and trying to look at both parties with a clear eye, it is not difficult to come to the conclusion that Nancy Pelosi borders ion being mentally unstable. In short, she is a total idiot. On a state level in California we have what was once a beautiful city, San Francisco,

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Help save a rural fire department

Editor: For those of us who live in rural Cedar County and depend upon the Caplinger Mills Voluntary Fire Department for our fire protection tax rolls so they will have a reliable source of income to provide the equipment and radios they so badly need to properly do the work and for the safety of

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Normalcy?

Editor: I’d like to share an observation. I was in the Dollar Store the morning of Saturday, May 23. I followed my stop there with a trip to Woods. In the Dollar Store, there was a large crowd. Only one or two customers were wearing masks, none for staff. All three checkout registers were open.

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Cedar County Memorial Hospital thanks supporters

Editor: The Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors and Administration would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to all those who supported the June 2, 2020, Hospital property tax initiative. While we are writing this “thank you” prior to the election, win or lose, we want each and every person involved in the efforts

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Crazy mixed up world

Editor: Who would ever have thought that the United States of America would be part of a courty where: 1. A father could take his daughter to an abortion clinic for an abortion but could not take her to church. 2. A mother could take her son to a liquor store but could not take

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