Letters to the Editor

People for the 5 Day School Week

To the Editor: A movement of “People for the 5 Day School Week” (PF5DSW) is being promoted in a public meeting at the Commercial Trust Bank meeting room down stairs in Fayette on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.  There will be presentations and sharing and planning and strategizing and building on the work…

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Fayette is a Wonderful Town

To the Editor: Please help me say Thank You to a wonderful woman whose name I do not know. She must have seen me at the C & R Supermarket, digging small change from the pocket of my oldest and most worn-out coat, and perhaps heard me asking the young clerk how much one tomato…

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Holiday House Says Thank You

CBS News journalist Eric Sevareid once said, “Christmas is a necessity.  There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we’re here for something else besides ourselves.” We should take great pride in the fact that the people of Howard County don’t need such a reminder. The 18th annual…

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4 Day School Week Transparency

To the Editor:  It may seem like I am beating a dead horse on this topic, but there is a reason for the timing of this letter. In the Nov. 27th issue of this paper Gary Gose is quoted as saying “I’m afraid that some of the things that we know, we can’t express back.…

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Four-Day School Week a Criminal Act

To the Editor: When I graduated from South East Missouri State College (University) in 1971 with a B.S. in Education, the debate centered around how best to educate our children to become well rounded adults in our American society.  The US rank in the world in health and education has fallen to 27th from a…

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The Common Fund – A Great Cause

To the Editor: The Fayette Area Common Fund, what a wonderful community fundraising event. People helping People. Citizens helping those in need, right here in our town. Doesn’t that just make you feel good? The gift of giving just makes you happy, doesn’t it? Thankful for all we have and happy to share with others,…

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Opinion regarding fireworks ordinance

To the editor:  John James’ motion and the council’s approval just to extend the parks hours to 11 p.m. doesn’t really help, people are going to light them off until midnight regardless as it is the only day of the year we can do it in city limits. Closing the park just means they will…

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Fayette High School Alumni Reunions

To the editor: Find your poms and fluff them up! If you were a member and/or sponsor of a cheer or pom squad at Fayette High School, plan to join us for the 19th Annual Alumni reunion on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at FHS. We plan to recognize the cheerleading programs and hope to have…

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We want to hear from you

To the editor:  In answer to your question in the May 8, 2019 edition of The Fayette Advertiser, …”should state politicians be allowed to override the will of the people in Howard and other counties?” The answer is a resounding NO, state politicians should not be allowed to override the will and vote of the…

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