Letters to the Editor

We need Coach Johnson

Editor: We’ve all heard the saying “where there’s smoke there’s fire” but sometimes there’s just smoke. Smoke and mirrors. And that is the case with the recent incident at our HS involving our boys basketball coach. Coach Johnson and his wonderful family joined our community last year. His team had a stellar season eclipsing previous

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Earth Day annual electronics, appliances recycling drive

Mark your calendar, Saturday, April 22, 8:30-11:30 a.m. for the 10th annual Electronics and Appliances Recycling Drive at the Stockton United Methodist Church parking lot, 708 East Street in Stockton. Hosted by the SUMC Go Green Team, Meredith Recycling, Montrose, Mo., will once again park its tractor-trailer and roll-off dumpsters in our parking lot. Follow

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Step up to the plate

Editor: No matter our age, zip code or color of our skin we all want our loved ones to live a full and happy life. So why are we encouraging mass shootings in the USA? We are #1 in mass shootings in the world and we have 5 times the number of mass shootings as

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United Seniors of El Dorado Springs, Inc. needs your help

We are a State chartered charitable 501©3 dating from the construction of the Senior Center some 31 years ago when local citizens, business owners and tradesmen build that building completely with volunteer funds. United Seniors owns and manages the building everyone calls the Senior Center. The building is leased to Care Connection to furnish the

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Take a big whiff

Editor: A few years ago the county commissioners held a public hearing pertaining to the impact of CAFOs on the environment. It attracted people from miles around who complained about the smell of these operations. I live close to several of these chicken and egg operations and have never noticed any bad odors. However recently

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Is your property at risk?

American Policy Center (53 Main St. Box 3640, Warrenton, VA, 20188) says that private property is being taken by the unlawful use of eminent domain and other policies, in the name of climate change and environmental protection. The APC is fighting to stop the enforcement of the UN’s Agenda 21, and its policy of Sustainable

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Amendment 4 would hurt all of Missouri

Media Contact: Amaia Cook 816-882-6900 acook@ulkc.org Gwen Grant 816-679-8611 ggrant@ulkc.org Dylan Pyles 816-204-0769 decarceratekc@gmail.com Amendment 4, on the ballot this November, would set a precedent for unfunded mandates that should concern all Missourians. In recent weeks, Amendment 4 has faced increased opposition from many different angles. “Amendment 4 creates a dangerous exception to the Missouri

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Singing with the Angels

I had the pleasure of knowing Brent from the first grade to the 7th grade then I had to move away. El Dorado is always been my hometown and has a lot of spirit. Brent always loved to sing. I can remember that as well as it was yesterday. So Brent is now singing with

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Only in Missouri

Editor: Whatever your age, occupation or religion, you have to agree our children are Missouri’s future. The hungriest time for children is summer, so why was Missouri the only state to opt out of the Keep Kids Fed Act? Forty-nine other states helped families feed their children, save gas money and precious time by allowing

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Concerned Citizens of Cedar County

Editor, Color me impressed!!! Once again, I want to give a shout out to CCMH (our county owned hospital) and their new CEO Terry Nichols. I’ve actually known several Hospital CEOs who were pretty impressive but Terry is truly awe-inspiring, the best Hospital CEO I’ve ever met. With Terry at the helm, I’m confident CCMH

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