Letter to the Editor: Your vote mattered!

When people say voting doesn’t matter, they are absolutely wrong. Every vote matters in Florida. Results tabulated and released on Saturday by Florida’s 67 county Supervisors of Elections showed Nikki Fried leading Matt Caldwell in the race for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture by a margin of only 5,326 or 0.07% of the 8 million votes […]

Letter to the Editor: Amendment 6 key for crime victims

As a proud member of law enforcement for more than 25 years, it is my job to make sure that justice is properly executed across our state. Ensuring a fair trial for all Floridians accused of a crime is integral to our society. However, a large population of citizens are continuously overlooked by the Florida […]

Letter to the Editor: The mis-fire/mis-hire of Jennifer James-Mesloh

I’m a resident of the small Village of Newberry in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. I moved here the same month in 2017 that Jennifer James-Mesloh took over as the village manager. I didn’t become very aware of her until I attended a Power and Water Board meeting this year to voice my opposition to a “flat […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank you for your support

I would like to inform the community that I will no longer be the contact person for Toys for Tots for Glades County. I reluctantly made the decision to not continue for another year in this capacity. Over the past years, I have enjoyed making new contacts, new friends and helping friends and neighbors celebrate […]

Letter to the Editor: Health care costs

I recently took my son to the emergency room after he suddenly became ill. Once the doctor completed his/her diagnosis, we returned home to get my boy in bed and resting. I then went to the pharmacy for my son’s prescriptions. When it came my turn in line, I was shocked by the high cost […]

Letter to the Editor: Vorhees honored

On Saturday, July 14, an amazing late afternoon event took place to recognize and honor one of Hendry County’s premier professionals! Joanne Vorhees, an advanced registered nurse practitioner (or ARNP), has served women in the Department of Health’s Women’s Health program in Clewiston, LaBelle and Moore Haven for 50 years! And she’s NOT done yet! […]

Letter to the Editor from Rev. Galen Hahn

Dear friends in Belle Glade, South Bay and Moore Haven My name is Galen Hahn. I am a retired minister of the United Church of Christ. In the 1960s, I served as a chaplain in migrant camps in Frederick and Thurmont, Md. I have written a small book about that ministry and would like to […]

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