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Letter to the Editor: Gallatin Fire

Dear Editor:

The first engine to arrive at the fire scene on March 15, 2014, in Gallatin did a very good job. They controlled the fire to protect the buildings on either side until more help could arrive.

As a retired fireman form North Kansas City with 36 years on the job, I feel Gallatin and all the other towns in the area should feel proud to have these type

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:
I will start this letter off by stating that I do not have “a dog in this fight” but I am concerned when public entities avoid direct questions or skirt around the issue. I am referring to the two letters reference PWSD#2 in the Feb. 12 edition of the North Missourian. Mr. England raised a single issue in his letter, but the response from Daviess County PWSD#2 did

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Letter to the Editor: A Reply

Dear Editor:

Daviess County Public Water Supply District #2, servicing portions of both Daviess County and Caldwell County, has transitioned into the 21st century by currently replacing old, customer-read meters with new meters that obtain the readings remotely when driving by. The results have been accepted positively by most customers.

Meters that have been in use for 20-plus years have a tendency to slow down or stop, whereas the new

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Letter to the Editor: PWSD #2

Dear Editor:

We have an on-going, unresolved problem with PWSD#2.

Mid summer 2013, new drive by readable water meters were installed. All new meters were all zeros to start with stationary zero at end of reading. First month our reading was 1,305 gallons, our normal usage for past eight years, but was billed for 13,050 gallons! We do not use that much water in a year!

I made two trips

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Letter to the Editor: Penney Around Gallatin

Dear Editor:

Thank you for the article on the life of J.C. Penney. He was a great businessman and a man with a great sense of humor. There is a story he often told about one of his many trips to Gallatin.

Mr. Penney would frequently take business associates with him to his farm near Hamilton.

On this occasion, he and his guests decided to help with some chores, so

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Letter to the Editor: American Flags

Dear Editor:

This past month we have honored our veterans and have shown our respect for this country’s flag in various ceremonies. Our flag represents our country and all that it stands for, including the good and the bad. Flag rules and regulations are covered under the United States Code Title 4.

Chapter 1, Paragraph 8, “Respect for Flag,” sub paragraph “A” states “The flag should never be displayed with

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

The following is the conservative policy position, practice and plan. The rich run the country because we own it. We set prices and decide who pays the taxes and fees. Buckup, Buckie… you and I need to get over it.

Shelf service means no service – get over it!

Our babysitters are called teachers – get over it!

Promises are not kept. Why? – get over it!

Gas

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Letter to the Editor: Our Country’s Freedoms

Darryl,

Looking forward to Thanksgiving, I am hopeful and thankful for the freedoms that we still enjoy in our country, albeit barely.  Our freedoms stand on weakened ground right now.  Sure hope you have space to print this article taken from the link below.

Madelynn Adkinson, Jameson

Editor’s note: The opinion piece mentioned is written by Wayne Allen Root, a former Libertarian vice presidential nominee and self-described capitalist evangelist, entrepreneur

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Letter to the Editor: About GMOs

Dear Editor:

Genetic Modified Organisms (GMOs) are naturally modified in fact every second of every year. All reproductive life in our air, water, ground, and on earth are being genetically modified continuously. Most changes are not improvements in the organisms. Improvements are rare but, in the long term (millions of years) may be betterments, most from other factors, in few cases that survive.

Genetic workers have learned to improve organisms

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