Letters to the Editor

He was a friend

I first met Orvel shortly after he bought the drugstore in Lockwood. I’d been weedeating around town without goggles and a guy pulled up in a car and said I should be wearing some, and handed me a brand new pair. I did not know him, but when I went into the drugstore a couple

[ Read More ]

Call your congressmen

Editor: Democrat actions on many important issues are weakening our country. Congress will be voting on new income and death tax bills. Excessive spending on everything is causing them to ask for huge increases in taxes. Jim Martin, 60 plus association, says, “Joe Biden has crafted a sneaky change to the tax code that will

[ Read More ]

More murals please

Editor, I would like to personally thank the Sun for the beautiful Selfie Butterfly Mural that was painted on their building by local artist Sean Cook. Great job! Thank you so much for bringing art, beauty and fun to our community. A true inspiration for making our community a better place to live. Thank you,

[ Read More ]

Congratulations EHS track team

Editor: I would like to congratulate the EHS track team for their outstanding results at the state track meet. In particular, I’d like to recognize the Boys 4 x 800 relay team for setting a new school record, held since 1978. I was part of that 1978 relay team, along with Don Lewis, John Koger

[ Read More ]

Fighting for you

Editor: Ever feel like we don’t have a say in how things ought to be? For once you do! Marlon Collins, and other Cedar County Commissioners, have been trying to protect your property, air and water rights with Cheryl Marcum for three years with the fight over SB 391 where Missouri says CAFO health ordinances

[ Read More ]

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

[ Read More ]

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

[ Read More ]

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

[ Read More ]

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

[ Read More ]

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

[ Read More ]