Williams: Local man wants 'little slice of heaven' saved
Dear editor: I've been in the Missouri National Guard for over 30 years now deploying to Iraq twice, and I am currently in Afghanistan. My wife sent me this news of Viney Creek closing, and it really made me sad and kind of angry. I was born in 1963 and grew up in Missouri. My mother and father started taking me to Viney Creek when I was big enough to walk. I can remember learning how to swim and ski there...
Brown: Washburn, Seligman residents echo call for action on roads
Dear Editor: We drive the same road, Farm Road 2272 and Farm Road 1000, that Jennifer Czech wrote about, and it's not at all unusual to meet cars on the wrong side of the road trying to miss the pot holes. Maybe, this would be a good time to move out of the horse and buggy days. Why don't we give our county commissioners a little more responsibility? Maybe they still answer their telephones. We have imposed on our neighbors long enough...
Barry County woman wants roads to be repaired
Dear Editor, I have contacted every department I can think of to have the following roads repaired without resolution: 1. Fletcher Ridge Road: Located in Seligman coming from Bentonville, Ark. A north turn onto this road and continue towards Washburn, past the Washburn Fire Station...