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Letters to the Editor
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Nation has lost its senses

To the Editor: Our nation has officially taken leave of whatever senses ever possessed.  As I sit at home, in the coronavirus sequester, I hear the following: 1) our president calls this a … more

Mayor, city council didn't do their jobs

To the Editor: Mr. Mayor and council, You was elect by the people for the people to over see the City of Fayette. You didn’t do your job. If you had this with Robin wouldn’t happen. … more

Present times test our resolve for liberty

To the Editor: Imagine the headlines that would follow if the United States Congress, in response to a national disaster, decided to suspend the right to bear arms and started taking away the guns … more

Foreign ownership of U.S. farmland

To the Editor: Who will own America’s farmland when the crystal ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve of 2099?  Will the grandchildren of today’s farming families … more

Community demise by a thousand clerical errors

To the Editor: The juxtaposition of lead articles above (“City fined $151,000”)  and below (“City pulls plug on Ricketts-Graham project grant”) the fold of the front … more

Invites taxpayers to stand up against four-day school week

To the Editor:I recently learned that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is tracking the academic performance, ACT, scores of  4 day school week schools compared to … more

People for the 5 Day School Week

To the Editor:A movement of “People for the 5 Day School Week” (PF5DSW) is being promoted in a public meeting at the Commercial Trust Bank meeting room down stairs in Fayette on Monday, January … more

Invitation to Christmas Display

I would like to thank everyone who has commented on our Christmas lights and invite anyone who has not been out to come by and view the light show. They are at 222 County Road 402. The directions are … more

Thank you for support

The Friends of Historic Fayette Memorial Pool would like to thank everyone who came to visit Santa at the Pool on Saturday, December 1st. Thank you to the following people who donated to the Fayette … more

Fall Festival Success

The Friends of the Library would like to thank everyone who attended our first try at a Fall Festival. Since many of our patrons are too young to appreciate Larry Brown’s stories, we decided to … more

Winter coats available

We are conducting a Coat distribution on Food Bank days from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.. Our first distribution was last week with 37 coats of various sizes given out. If you cannot make it on Food Bank … more

Who should pay?

There was a reason Claire McCaskill voted against a tax cut. We pay interest every year on several trillion dollars debt. It is time to take care of some of the debt and not give trillion half tax … more

Opinion on voting for healthcare

The Missouri State Legislature’s decision in 2012 not to take the free money the federal government was offering our state to expand medicaid still stands out to me as one of the most thoughtless … more

Clarifying Proposition D

I hear much confusion concerning Proposition D. “How will we know the funding will not be diverted to other funds?” According to lawyers at work with the Missouri Association of Counties … more

Disappointed with board & administration

After reading the article on “Bus Routes Dominate School Board Meeting” in the September 26th issue and attending the school board meeting held on September 19th,, we are extremely disappointed … more

Fundraising calendar error

The GFWC Golden Study Club has it’s 2019 Calendars now available. This is the club’s annual fundraiser which allows the Golden Study Club to support things in the community like the food pantry, … more

Opinion on School Transportation

Superintendent Kimball and the [School] Board deferred to Gary Beeler that it’s his responsibility to make a decision about Amber Overfelt’s concern. She [Kimball] did that so people would be mad … more

Friends want the Pool to Sparkle

Friends of Historic Fayette Memorial Pool would like to invite all organizations, businesses, families and individuals to join us in the 1st Christmas Sparkle in the City Park. Friends of the … more

Wallace: HCPHD has no jurisdiction regarding CAFOs

I want to share with the public the mission, authority, laws, and procedures regarding the Environmental Public Health Specialist, (EPHS), from the Howard County Public Health Department … more

Final words on Health Ordinance

To the Editor: We write in hopes the press will do what it does best: bring clarity and enlightenment to a complex issue. Everyone has noticed that Howard County has two important issues on the … more
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