Letters to the Editor

Proud of marchers

    I am so proud of the people of Steelville and Crawford County who organized, participated in and supported the Silent March For Equal Rights on Saturday, June 6.  At some risk, the organizers persevered and the turnout, about 70, was awesome!

Can’t ignore God

    In responding last week to my previous letter regarding Ms. Luther opening her hair salon against the governor's order, Juanita Skyles said, "I'm not using Bible passages to respond to your letter. I'm using common sense and the Declaration of Independence. The second paragraph stated that we are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

God would have wanted kids fed

    My answer to Pastor Heironimus.
    I’m not using Bible passages to respond to your letter. I’m using common sense and the Declaration of Independence. The second paragraph stated that we are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Wearing masks could be a game changer

    I urge everyone to wear a mask to cover their nose and mouth when in public spaces.
    The text below is from an article dated May 14, 2020 by JEREMY HOWARD, Distinguished Research Scientist University of San Francisco. It outlines the scientific evidence for mask wearing to reduce the spread of COVID-19.