Letters to the Editor

The historical significance of Tecumseh Park to area residents should be considered as plans are being discussed for its reconstruction. While the argument can be made that the past has no impact on present plans, a brief reminder of what the park has meant to the community should never be...
When I became employed by the Little Rock District of the Corps of Engineers in 1968, one of my duties was studying the amount of sedimentation that occurred at the point where rivers end and lakes begin. I recall that sedimentation typically peaks at about 50 years. I believe some of the flood...
In response to the letter regarding Ozark County Ambulance (“Clarifying questions about ambulance coverage,” Times, Feb. 7), Medicare participants, be aware you will be taken advantage of. I was not told I needed to go to the nearest hospital, even though my husband told the ambulance personnel...
This letter is in response to the story, “Public comments on Bryant Creek State Park and other parks now available for online review” (Times, Jan. 23). The Sierra Club is a national environmental organization that is 3 million strong. In 2017 an Ozark Chapter was formed in Howell County. Recently...
Recently, some comments and questions were posted on the Ozark County Times’ Facebook page regarding the operation of the Ozark County Ambulance District. I will try to clear up any misconceptions. Regarding the decision about the patient’s transport destination, the patient’s preference will be...
I’m writing on behalf of my brother, Bobby Head, to express his sincere appreciation to everyone who was there for him when he was injured in a tractor accident in December.  We extend thanks  to the first responders and paramedics, the helicopter crew and thedoctors and nurses at the Cox South...

Letters to the editor
VFW Post 5366 expresses thanks to everyone who helped make our Christmas dinner a success. A special thanks to AMVETS Post 154 for donating their time to help us clean up and prepare. There were 125 people fed, with plenty of food for all. Thanks again to everyone for all the donations and the time...
After I read the article about building a new Zanoni post office as an investment in the community (“Zanoni post office to reopen in pricey new ‘alternate quarters,’ Times, Jan. 10), I thought April Fool’s Day had come early this year. I live within walking distance of the old Zanoni post office...
Thanks to the owners of Rocky Top Campground at the top of the Tecumseh curves on Highway 160 for having the big, beautiful light display at Christmastime. I couldn’t believe something like that was in Tecumseh! I’m so glad I read about it in the Ozark County Times so that I knew it was up there...
Happy New Year! With God allowing us to live among some very kindhearted folks, we feel our Ozark County Toy Drive of 2017 was a success. I’m always amazed how many people are willing to give money and time, work and effort to make our toy give-away a joy-filled time of year. This is all made...

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