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It is laughable that Sen. Blunt, who has lived in Washington for over half of Jason’s life, thinks he has the right to decide who is a Missourian.
To The Editor:
The Farmers’ Market has been a great asset for the city of Washington. It started in a parking lot on Front Street 22 years ago, then moved to the old city park parking lot and now it has a permanent home on Main Street.
To The Editor:
I cry, I pray for this country of mine which I have lived in for better than 78 years. I have a hard time recognizing it as it has changed so much during that time.
How easy the people of the community forget what Paige Shortal did for the community over the years.
If we (Pacific) are down to 15 officers maybe we need one more.
I’ve written numerous letters to our legislators, both state and federal, all a “waste” of my ink and paper.
I must be the devil’s advocate again. Our me, myself and I culture is slowly killing us.
Last night I saw driving into Pacific, the city limit sign said Pacific’s population was 7,002, and this includes the inmates at Missouri Eastern Correctional Facility, so we can write off those numbers as being protected by Pacific police. But let’s say we stick with that figure after all.
I just finished reading the article in the Post-Dispatch about Alton Sterling being shot and killed by a police officer in Baton Rouge, La.
A day after celebrating the hard-fought liberty that this country has enjoyed since July 4, 1776, we now find that one of the candidates for the president of the United States will not be indicted for mishandling classified documents. Just a little slap on the wrist.
The upcoming Aug. 2 primary election holds in its hands the future of the Washington Rural Fire District.
I read the Letter to the Editor submitted by Sen. Dave Schatz a few weeks ago related to Senate Bill 656. Dave and I had discussed some of the issues when the bill was being reviewed, but not in depth. At that time, we believed that the bill would not be heard by the end of the session.
The following statistics have been gathered and reported to the board of directors of the Washington Community Fire Protection District. They were researched by a local insurance agent who insures many residents in the affected area. The information refers to the affect that a lack of funding in the district will have on residential insurance rates: