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Letters to the Editor
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Thanks from The Coat Room

We would like to say a big thank you to all the churches, clubs and individuals of Howard County for their generous donations to the coat room for providing 390 coats, 84 blankets, and other winter … more

Majority can’t show solidarity with Trump minority

Many in Congress are speaking against impeaching Donald Trump, claiming it makes no sense, even if there is a case against him, and that holding the President accountable for wrong-doing would only … more

An open letter to Josh Hawley and Vicky Hartzler

An open letter to Josh Hawley and Vicky Hartzler What, I wonder, did you think was going to happen? Donald Trump claims the election was fraudulent… that in reality he won the … more

Thanks to Main St. for great Christmas

Thanks to Fayette Main Street Association and all the businesses and volunteers who were a part of Fayette’s Christmas Celebration. • Christmas Holiday House  • Christmas … more

Holiday House a Success

American poet Maya Angelou said, “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” This was certainly true as gifts were given cheerfully and accepted gratefully on … more

A Hometown Christmas
 Success

To the Editor   Saturday, December 5 in downtown Fayette was a wonderful experience for so many folks as together we kicked off the 2020 Christmas season, pandemic style! There are so many … more

Peace and Goodwill

To the Editor:   Thank you for the editorial about the loss of Halloween activities. This brought back memories for many of us. Years ago when our children were young, we moved into a … more

Millions of seniors are suffering

To the Editor:   I need your help. My husband is a resident of a care facility and has been in total lock down for almost 8 months now. My problem is I’m planning a traditional … more

Honor Our Veterans

To the Editor:   Happy Veterans Day to all our local veterans. We honor those who wore the uniforms of our armed services. We have our freedoms because of our veterans. Our veterans … more

Vote for Our Children

To the Editor: “The Children of Our Community Deserve a Good Halloween” rightly identified the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our children and grandchildren.  Not … more

It's OK to Vote Third Party


To the Editor: My friend Taffy Wallace and I have the debate, in each presidential election, in the Howard County Progressives group, over strategic voting as to the third parties--in this case … more

Adults Should Lead

To the Editor: I thank Justin for the article on the front page of the last newspaper regarding Halloween.  Children do deserve to observe holidays and special events and times in their … more

Support for Flaspohler

To the Editor: When I was little, I liked to wear plain black tennis shoes with Velcro straps on them. My peers would sometimes tease me, claiming I didn’t know how to tie my own shoes. Of … more

Foreign ownership and Amendment 3 are both Bad Ideas


To the Editor: As a family farmer here in Missouri, I’ve seen first-hand how complicated politics surrounding agriculture policy can get, and the way things interconnect, even when, at first … more

I will vote YES on Amendment 3

To the Editor:
 I have been reading and listening to both proponents and opponents of Amendment 3 and trying to decipher the amendment.
 I am thankful to our paper for publishing the … more

Recommend Clark for Coroner

To the Editor: I recommend and commend for Howard County Coroner Trisha Clark. This is a no brainer. She actually brings to the county critical professional knowledge, skills, and proven extensive … more

Donate to the American Legion

To the Editor: Hi folks. It was brought to my attention that we neglected to share our contact information in order to send donations to our post. Please write checks out to The American Legion … more

Question for third-party voters

To the Editor: I have a question for all Third Party voters: Now that it is certain that no Third Party candidate can be elected President this November, why not give your support to one of the … more

Amendment 3

To the Editor:

In 2018 the voters of Missouri passed the “CLEAN Amendment” by an overwhelming 2/3 majority. This amendment created a sensible, non-partisan method for drying up state … more

Congrats to Advertiser for ‘Best Of’ Award

To the Editor: What a wonderful and well-deserved honor to be voted “Best Small Town Newspaper in Missouri” by Missouri Life! Now the hard work and expertise of your staff can be … more
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