Letters to the Editor

What’s left for Dems

Well, when you have nothing else to give you can always fall back on the old “Dog and Pony Show” and hope to cover up the facts and just give them some freebies and hope to keep the facts hidden until after the election and you are back in office then once the political power

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CCMH is a must stay

Editor: Many of you may remember my father, John Stutesman, the man that taught me the heating and air business. Due to a wide range of health issues throughout his life, his varying health concerns necessitated that he spend many days in hospitals throughout Missouri – in Cedar County Memorial Hospital as well as stays

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Every vote counts

Editor: I am a lifetime Cedar County resident and if you are a registered voter in Cedar County I urge you to vot yes on Aug. 6 to save our hospital. I feel it is vital to have a rural hospital and County Health Department to meet the healthcare needs of our communities. It not

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Hospital saved my wife

Editor: To all El Dorado Springs and Cedar County citizens – As I do – you know our town, that I call home, has a number of failing businesses and recent business shutdowns. People are moving away because of lack of jobs and opportunity. I believe that we need our hospital which may not be

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Keep our hospital open

Cedar County Residents, When my nephew came into the CCMH emergency room with chest pain his heart stopped as Dr. Reynolds was examining him. Dr. Reynolds was able to get him back and he lived many years more. But he didn’t have time to drive to another medical facility. When my family has needed to

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Life Saving Care from Cedar County Memorial Hospital

Editor: In June of 2018, I suffered a stroke while at home. My husband transported me to Cedar County Memorial Hospital. The care I received in the ER, from the clerk, the nursing staff and Dr. Craig Wamsley was outstanding and saved me from a devastating outcome. I was stabilized and transported to Kansas City,

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Support our hospital

A recent column in the Rural Missouri magazine stated that 43% of the rural hospitals in Missouri are operating in the red. Especially in rural areas we only get to keep what we SUPPORT and USE.    CCMH has two factors that may help it survive: a history of excellent patient care and the new

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Insure Accessible Healthcare Continues

Editor: Why should I support the Cedar County Memorial Hospital tax levy? Recently someone asked that question of me, and mentioned that Cedar County Memorial Hospital was “just a band aid station.” I listened to his commentary for a time then responded, “what if you find your father lying in the floor having a heart

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Keep Our Community Strong

Editor: The Cedar County Bowl is coming up in a few weeks. There’s no better rival or competition than when our towns play each other. The atmosphere is always exciting and great to teach us things about life. Hi, I’m Joe Barger. I’ve lived in Cedar County my entire life. I went to school at

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“This is reality”

Editor: * Your husband is complaining of chest pain. He’s having a heart attack. The closest hospital is 30-40 minutes away. The ambulance is out of the county, and the closest one is 20 minutes away. What do you do? Wait for the ambulance? Drive him to the closest hospital yourself? Either way, every passing

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