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VFW Post 6660 Newsletter #49

Reynolds County VFW Post 6660 Newsletter Randle Tolliver, Post Quartermaster, [email protected] www.facebook.com/VFW-Post-6660 Our next meeting is 1 PM, Sunday, 20 September at the Reynolds County Courthouse in Centerville. All please remember 12-13 September will be Military and Veterans Appreciation weekend in Lesterville.  Active duty Military and veterans will receive 25% discounts at participating restaurants, campgrounds,…

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The view from my seat

By Ray Rehder There is one thing we can say about the Democrat Party, they stick together.  Not only when it comes to their votes but they also get their talking points and march lock-step with what their leadership expects them to say.  Every time a microphone is in front of them, they are faithful…

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Terroristic Acts

By Congressman Jason Smith Everyday it feels like the news happening all around us is occurring in some alternate universe or far off country. Mob rule, violence, rioting, looting, assaults and even murder. At night different parts of our country burn not because of social justice, that’s just the veil these violent criminals hide behind,…

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Womble Sworn In as Next Iron County Clerk

In an announcement on Tuesday by Presiding County Commissioner Jim Scaggs, he said, “I received confirmation from Gov. Michael L. Parson at 10 a.m. and effective Sept. 1, 2020, Marsha Womble has been appointed Iron County Clerk.” At noon on Sept. 1, Womble, of Middlebrook, was sworn in as the next County Clerk of Iron…

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Health Department Closed Until Next Week

The Iron County Health Department has closed to the general public due to COVID-19. In a press release sent out last Tuesday, Sept. 1, the department would be closed until Sept. 14 due to a staff member testing positive for the virus.   “We feel this is the best option to protect the citizens of…

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Chamber Cancels Luncheon Due to COVID-19

The Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce has halted their monthly luncheons for the time being.   Chamber President Ruson Blaty said, “due to the rising COVID-19 cases in our region, the Arcadia Valley Chamber Board has decided to cancel the September chamber luncheon.  The luncheons will be evaluated on a month to month basis.” The chamber…

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The Mail Crisis Which Isn’t

By Congressman Jason Smith The United States Postal Service (USPS) is in need of cost saving reforms. But this is nothing new. As a matter of fact, over the past 20 years those in charge of the postal service have tried to implement numerous measures to get the USPS back on better financial footing. Everything…

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House Committees Advance Bills to Crack Down on Violent Crime

Greetings Friends of the 144th! I began preparing this report a couple of days earlier than normal because tomorrow morning I will be heading to summer caucus and then to Jeff City for special session. Caucus will include several meetings to discuss special session, veto session, and the upcoming 2021 session and what our priorities…

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The View from my Seat

By: Ray Rehder The Democratic National Convention was held last week.  For the most part the only Americans that tuned in were those with a sheep mentality of following anything put before them.  Since most in rural Missouri were intelligent enough not to watch, let me sum up the highlights.  Every speaker blamed President Trump…

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