“There are flag poles at the north and south entrances to Crown Hill Cemetery. The American flag should be displayed at both locations.”
“I thought it was against the law to throw your grass clippings in the streets. Take a trip down 16th Street by the fairgrounds and the sidewalks are covered in grass and it is four or five feet into the street. It really looks bad. “
“Mr. Strauss had a well written letter in Tuesday’s paper. Putting aside whether second-hand smoke kills or not there is also the issue with his smoke causing sinus or breathing problems when you have someone infringing on your airspace and you cant leave for whatever reason. I used to smoke but was very conscious of others around me who chose not to want to enjoy my bad habit also. He speaks of government involvement and we do have lots of that. I say put this to a vote and let the people speak as they have in so many other towns.”
• The people of Sedalia and the people of Ward 4 will be tired of their new council member before his term is up.
What’s going on with (Missouri House Speaker) Tim Jones and (state Rep.) Denny Hoskins? Why do we bother electing people if their bosses and the money people will just remove them if they don’t vote the way they are told? Shame on you.
“The editorial in this morning’s paper (April 13-14, “Play outrage missses CASA’s vital mission”) about “The Vagina Monologues” was excellent. Whether we like it or not, we have to admit the sexual abuse of women and children is real and we have to address it. The word ‘vagina’ is upsetting to us but it does get our attention and I think that was its intention.”
“In regard to the group of individuals who have started calling themselves Sedalia Concerned Citizens, I feel truly that the citizens of this fine city should get together and buy these individuals a nice Amtrak train ticket and send them out of town on a rail. We do not need this type of a hate group to get started in Sedalia to turn people’s minds ... to their way of thinking.”
“Hey, pizza delivery places, how come you all charge $2 for a delivery fee and the drivers only get $1? What is the other dollar for? ... And please tip your delivery drivers.”
“I just wanted to urge everyone to go to the polls and vote ‘yes’ on the bond issue for the repairs on the Sedalia Public Library.”