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To the editor: Missourians exercised their right to petition the government many times in the past few years. They worked hard to get enough signatures to put measures on the ballot that would … more
(THE CONVERSATION) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration on April 13, 2021 halted use of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine that has … more
In the past year, we have gained a deeper appreciation for our homes. Our homes were our sanctuary as we faced a global pandemic and celebrated reunions with loved ones. To remain secure and … more
Brutal. Miserable. Those were a couple of words (among others) used to describe last month’s Arctic blast. As farmers and ranchers, we know dealing with the elements is part of the job, but that … more
To the editor: Please consider putting your next stimulus check to work helping right here at home. While many of our neighbors need the checks to help them through the current hard times, … more
To the editor: As the state continues to push allowing concealed-carry permit holders to lawfully bring firearms on public transportation through proposed legislation — like House Bill No. 52 … more
To the editor: Another flawless operation for our dedicated people of all agencies involved in the second shot of the COVID-19 vaccination procedure at the civic center. Even though the weather … more
THE CONVERSATION) — More than 50 million Americans have received at least one dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. So far, Americans have been largely brand-agnostic, but that's … more
To the editor: In an email to us, our Congressman Jason Smith says, "The nearly 2 trillion dollar Biden bailout is the wrong plan, at the wrong time, for all the wrong reasons." He claimed that … more
My journey with the City of West Plains started in 2006 when I was hired on as a seasonal worker for the Parks Department. I spent a few seasons there and then accepted a transfer within the city as … more
To the editor: The other morning I realized everything is changing. No matter how I voted, no matter what I say, lives are never going to be the same. There's the hostility of friends, people I've … more
To the editor: Don't be fooled into believing the propaganda Senator Blunt sent to the Quill which appeared in the Letters to the Editor section of the Saturday, Feb. 20 issue of the paper. It … more
To the editor: It is time for our government to be working for us, not corporations and the wealthy people who own them. The For the People Act of 2021 (House Resolution 1) will do just that. … more
Picture it: West Plains, early 2021. An end to the pandemic is long overdue — we are all “over it”— and we are fresh out of a year of chaos. A plumbing emergency happens at a local small … more
To the editor: Regarding the COVID-19 vaccination effort at the civic center Friday, Jan. 29: My wife and I were greatly impressed by the smoothness and professional demeanor of everyone we were … more
To the editor: I would like to commend Ozarks Health Care (formerly OMC), and  all others that participated in setting up the vaccination clinic at West Plains Civic Center. As far as I could … more
To the editor: This is the second year in a row that the Second Amendment Protection Act (SAPA) has progressed through our Missouri legislature (with many co-sponsors), and the Missouri Sheriff … more
To the editor: The Ozark Health Care COVID vaccination event at the West Plains Civic Center was awesome! It was extremely well organized. Everyone was very helpful and courteous from the RNs … more
To the editor: I expected a crowd at the mass vaccination for COVID-19 put together by Ozarks Healthcare at the West Plains Civic Center on Jan. 29. But when I  saw hundreds of cars in line on … more
To the editor: I would like to commend the health care workers, West Plains Police Department, the National Guard, the city of West Plains and everyone else who participated in the COVID-19 … more
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