Opinions

Letter To The Editor: It’s Time To Expand Medicaid

To the Editor: I would like to bring to the residents of Ste. Genevieve County the idea that it is time to expand Medicaid in Missouri. This is now even more imperative with the troubling issue of a pandemic stalking us. Nineteen percent of Missouri adults living in rural areas are uninsured, compared to 12…

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May Provides Opportunity For Everyone To Be More Aware Of Mental Health

By Sharon Braun Community Counseling Center Beginning in 1949, May has been observed as National Mental Health Awareness Month for the purpose of bringing public attention to the positive aspects of mental health and their prevention and intervention. National, state and local organizations offer mental wellness activities, screenings, statistics, education and resources to promote awareness…

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Electronic Edition Viewable For Free This Week

The Ste. Genevieve Herald’s website, www.stegenherald.com, was switched to a new hosting company on March 31. One of the electronic edition subscribers has raved about the switch, saying the e-edition was now easier to read than it was previously. For those who want to check it out free, the e-edition is available until Friday, when…

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Letters: Health Dept. Thanks Community For Support, Continued Cooperation

To The Editor: The Ste. Genevieve County Health Department would like to thank all members of the community for their support, cooperation and compliance of county-wide restrictions and social distancing during this current pandemic. We understand how difficult this has been for everyone, ranging from emotional issues to financial issues. As we move forward into…

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Letter: Gibbs Responds To Williams’ Letter

To the Editor: Thank you for your spirited response to my recent letter. I respect your opinion, but your response does not surprise me, in fact, it proves my very point. The fiercest supporters of Mr. Trump have in common two very specific issues that they are hyper-focused on to the exclusion of all else.…

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Letter: Another Response To Letters About Trump

To the Editor: I feel compelled to defend my friend Nancy Gibbs’s Letter to the Editor [in the March 18 edition of the Herald] from the comments made by Kenny Williams [in the March 25 edition of the Herald]. Nancy is a true Christian, I honestly don’t know what political party she belongs to. I…

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