Support Becker event
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To the Editor: Bruce and I would like to belatedly thank Joe Drake and the school board for going ahead with the Todd Becker event in January 2019. We were one of the many people who called them to encourage them to go ahead with it. We totally believe in the separation of Church and…

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Please return swing
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To the Editor: To whomever took one swing and chain from our Lions Club swing set that is stored at the fairgrounds, I hope you are enjoying it as much as the kids did during Ayr Days and Beggars Bash. The swing set was in part a memorial from Gail Trullinger. Who and why would…

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Compliments to ‘kids’
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To the editor: I call them “kids”. Most of them have their bachelor’s degree, some their master’s degree. They walk into the door of our local basement library with a smile on their face and support for each of their candidates. I love their enthusiasm and work ethic. Each travel the country to support someone…

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Mount Ayr looks good
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To the editor: In June of this year, my husband, Cliff Mosier and I were accompanied by our four sons, one daughter, two Daughters-in-law, one son-in-law and our eight grandchildren to Mount Ayr for a week’s visit. We stayed west of Mount Ayr in the old farmhouse where generations of Sickels families have lived since…

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Would Jesus be welcome?
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To the editor: Looking at the Trump administration’s rewriting of the Statue of Liberty’s welcoming message of “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled messes.” Top immigration official Ken Cuccinelli said, the poem referred to “people coming from Europe.” Trump himself has wondered why there weren’t more people from countries like Norway instead of…

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We can do better
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To the editor: This past Saturday I’d planned on getting to the State Fair in the early morning but actually didn’t make it until close to 5 p.m. The reason for my delay was I opted to attend the Presidential Gun Sense Forum sponsored by Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense…

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Appreciates ad work
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To the editor: I received a voice  mail last week from a gentleman from Arispe who wanted to compliment me on the color ad in last week’s Mount Ayr Record News which circulated to over an additional 1000 homes, I understand, in their special edition. I want to make sure this compliment gets passed along…

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Curb president’s travel
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To the editor: I would like to address this letter to Senator Ernst in regard to her campaign  for S,343. Fairness For Every Driver Act, to end the electric vehicle tax credit.  Her  television ad says Iowa taxpayers should not subsidize wealthy car owners in states like California and New York.  According to the ad…

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Be part of the Princess
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To the editor: Every fall the Princess Theater Board encourage Ringgold County residents to be a part of the Princess Patron campaign. Board members ask residents to help keep our special community theater open by helping with general operating expenses and special projects. This coming year the board has monthly fundraising ideas to help with…

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Cemetery needs work
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To the editor: My sister and I toured the Kellerton Cemetery on July 1 to pay our respect to family and friends. This is not unusual since we live nearby. We decorate our family’s graves a couple times a year. Our routine is to prepare the flower arrangements ahead of time. Each display is made…

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