Letters to the Editor

Putting hope in life

Editor: I recently ran across a newspaper article that I had kept that hit a soft spot with me. The article was titled “Living life in absence of hop.” In it the author talked about a street she drives down with many houses that have sagging porches, broken down appliances and furniture with rusted springs

[ Read More ]

Your Silver Haired Legislator

Editor, I am Ernie Rucker and now I am with the Silver Hair Legislature. I will work on senior issues on legislative bills. The SHL will support to amend, approve or abort different bills the Missouri Senate will deal with. I will only work on the senate side. For any questions or if you need

[ Read More ]

Not impressed

I visited good ole ElDo in January of this year. I wanted to show my granddaughter where I grew up and other sites of interest in town. I was absolutely appalled at how much this fine town had eroded. I was literally ashamed to say I was from here. My father is buried at Clintonville

[ Read More ]

Allowing weapons on public transit raises concerns

Editor: OATS Transit is closely watching proposed state legislation that, if passed, would allow concealed-carry permit holders to lawfully bring firearms on public transportation. It raises serious concerns not only for the safety on our buses but also our funding as a private, non-profit transportation provider. According to the Missouri Public Transit Association, there is

[ Read More ]

Looking for info

Hi I am looking for my brother. His name is James Brown, DOB 1-29-54. If by some chance anyone reads this, please contact me at 951-325-2061. It pertains to information about our sister. Some more info: your wife’s name is Susan and your two daughters are Jamie and Ashley. Thank You, Debbie Calvert

[ Read More ]

Thanks doesn’t seem enough

All of us who live in El Dorado Springs and Cedar County should be extremely thankful to Kevin and Brandi, the Pharmacists and owner of Evan’s Drug. Without their care and prompt ordering of the vaccine for the Covid shots, probably none of us would have already had our shots. This took a lot of

[ Read More ]

Former employee to run for CCMH Board

Editor: Dear Editor & Citizens of Cedar County, I would like to take a few moments to officially announce my candidacy for the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees. You did not see my name on the list of certified candidates this past week, but that was an oversight. I have verified with the

[ Read More ]

Care for community prompts CCMH run

Editor, Thank you for affording me the opportunity to write to you today. I am running for a position on the hospital board during the April election because I care about my community and the health and well-being of those in it. My husband and I returned to our community to live and work because

[ Read More ]

Thank You

Editor: I recently was a patient in our local hospital with Covid 19. The entire car giving team was excellent. This team treated me in spite of the danger to them. Whatever you think about this virus, it is very real and very scary. I have seen people coming into stores with no masks and

[ Read More ]

The same, but different

Editor: With all due respect, an Executive Order and a presidential memorandum are the same thing – memorandums are aimed at “National Security” and Executive Orders are aimed at other matters. Call them whatever you wish, but the actions by Trump were aimed at harassing people, making them feel like second class citizens or not

[ Read More ]