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Nov 20, 2014 3:11pm

Dear Editor:

In a recent Facebook passage by a friend’s mom, she writes of Ozark Health’s response to the recent Ebola scare. She points out that we are human and make the best decisions we...

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Oct 03, 2014 3:10pm

Dear Editor:

In response to Mr. Palangio’s letter to the editor published in the Sept. 24, 2014, edition, I would like to add some clarification.

There is currently no school district...

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Sep 25, 2014 5:09pm

Dear Editor:

Recent reports show that Union County voted to reduce their school district millage.

The current South Side School District millage is 38.6. Also, South Side School...

Chrome, black and red

Sep 25, 2014 5:09pm

Woodstock Model 5N. This might not mean much to most folks, but this designation plays a significant role in American Cold War politics. It also has a special place in my life as a writer.

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Letters to the Editor

Apr 18, 2014 2:04pm

Dear Editor:

Sometimes at least one or more people have to speak out. I’m one speaking out and I will keep speaking until some things are at least partially fixed.

The Fairfield Bay...

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Mar 26, 2014 5:03pm

Dear Editor:

You people have an ongoing problem with the juveniles in town riding skateboards and scooters on the sidewalk and in the street. The police have informed me there is no city...

Other Voices New law creates barrier for independent candidates

Mar 19, 2014 6:03pm

Coming soon to your ballot: not very many independents. That’s not unusual because it’s hard to run as an independent, and they rarely win. But this year there will be even fewer than in the last...

Other Voices Justice bound, gagged and bought

Mar 19, 2014 6:03pm

As a criminologist, I have seen time and again that the process one is due and the justice one is accorded depend largely on one’s bank account.

Nowhere is this point more clear than in a...

Other Voices 5 things parents don’t mean to teach their kids

Mar 19, 2014 6:03pm

Parents do the best they can to raise you with the tools they have. Many parents would be shocked to know that their children were little sponges, soaking up every word and action and interpreting...

Other Voices The cost of raising minimum wage

Mar 12, 2014 7:03pm

One policy initiative President Barack Obama highlighted in his State of the Union is to increase the federal minimum wage. A fellow Democrat, our own Sen. Mark Pryor, is not echoing Obama’s...

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