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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
SPEAKOUT (10/22/14)
I would like to thank Mike Rentals for sponsoring the Save-a-Pet ad in your newspaper. It is nice to be able to see what homeless pets they have. I know this is helping the animals find a new home. If you need a new pet addition to your family, be sure and check with the homeless shelter. There are a lot of animals that need a home. Thanks again Mike Rentals for doing what you do...
SPEAKOUT (10/20/14)
On October 2, I broke my wrist in two different places and went to Missouri Delta Medical Center. I was treated so very, very well. I would recommend that hospital to anyone. They were all so nice. On the 7th, I had surgery there also. They were so kind and considerate. The doctor that did the surgery was fantastic and I would recommend him to anyone. I just wanted to say thanks a lot...
SPEAKOUT (10/18/14)
In response to Mike Jensen's column, "Can we stop town's population decline?" We need a mall like we used to have. That would be a good place to start. A big huge mall. How about more jobs other then restaurant type? Bring back a few factory jobs. I'm calling about the editorial in the paper on Oct. ...
SPEAKOUT (10/17/14)
I have been to visit my ailing grandmother several times during the month of September at Missouri Delta Medical Center. While coming and going, I had noticed on several occasions two different vehicles parked in front of the building instead of the actual visitor parking. ...
SPEAKOUT (10/16/14)
I just saw on the news where there are having more fights at ballgames and that it's probably due to liquor. The solution to that would be stop selling liquor. You don't have to have beer everywhere you go. If they are gonna drink beer and get rowdy, let them keep their behinds at home and drink and get rowdy. ...
SPEAKOUT (10/15/14)
Per capita, I do believe that Sikeston is worse than St. Louis. And also, a lot of times people can't tell the ones that work around you. The rich keep getting richer and the poor keep getting poorer. I visit Sikeston each year to watch the Cotton Carnival parade. ...
SPEAKOUT (10/13/14)
I am looking for someone from Sikeston that goes to Cape Girardeau weekly and goes close to the Lutheran Home on Bloomfield Road. I have relatives there and I can't get there on a regular basis. I need someone to drop off newspapers and treats for them. It will be once every two weeks. I will happily pay you. Please call or text me at 573-258-2988. Thank you so much...
SPEAKOUT (10/11/14)
Friday night about 8:30, there's been a helicopter flying overhead for about an hour now. I'm guessing it's a med evac helicopter for the football game. If it is, I wonder how much that is costing us, especially considering that the school system can't get our buildings fixed...
SPEAKOUT (10/10/14)
What has happened to the small government in the small town and Christianity when things can be stolen from the house, and the law watches and nothing is done about it? This is to the town of East Prairie on their homecoming parade. As I am coming into town Washington Street is blocked by the police department, approximately about 3:25. ...
SPEAKOUT (10/09/14)
I called in about my grandson doing a wall painting for a person and they said I didn't give the whole number. The number is 624-0230. This is to the creep that dropped the little white dog over at Tractor Supply, going toward Morehouse on 60 HIghway. I've got two dogs that have been left over here and I can't afford anymore. I take them to the vet. I picked up flea medicine. What is wrong with you people?...
SPEAKOUT
 (10/08/14)
I would like to know what happened to Kathy Sweeney? I miss Kathy. I would like to know what happened to Kathy Sweeney. She had some time off and will be back on Oct. 14. This is for the woman that bought my furniture in New Madrid on Sept. 27. I have not heard from you for the last twin bed to pick up. Call me back at 573-683-6142...
SPEAKOUT (10/06/14)
I just went to the Cotton Carnival Parade. It was a good parade, but they need to keep it together. Some of it went through and then it seemed like about 15 minutes before the rest of it come through. Then it was another what seemed like 15 minutes. Who ever lines everybody up needs to tell them to stay together...
List of dangerous cities is a scam (10/04/14)
Most dangerous my foot! That's my reaction -- and it should be yours -- on a report out this week that Sikeston was the most dangerous city in Missouri. Okay, for starters, this announcement fails to pass the smell test. It just smells fishy that our small community is more dangerous than St. Louis, for example...
SPEAKOUT (10/04/14)
I want to say that after meeting somebody and you talk to them, it's kind of personal, somebody should know how bad drugs are. I should have been dead three years ago. The only reason I'm alive is the man upstairs. I just want to let people know how dangerous drugs are...
SPEAKOUT (10/03/14)
This is to the landlords around here that want to charge you $400-$500 a month rent and then don't want to fix the houses. I don't think this is fair. When the 1st comes you want your rent money, when the 15th comes you want your money or you want to add a late fee. ...
SPEAKOUT (10/02/14)
I was just wondering if someone could find out why the city of Sikeston spends money on No Parking signs from Smith Street out past the rodeo grounds. And then you drive out to the rodeo grounds where the Cotton Carnival is going on, and there's people parked all over the place where it says No Parking. And there's two police cars parked out there by the signs that the city has put down. I just find it hard to believe why we waste our money if they are not going to enforce stuff...
SPEAKOUT (10/01/14)
This is a concerned citizen. All the vets that were in Vietnam, Korea and Iraq don't get the respect that they should. These are the men and women that fought for our country. I feel like they should have respect. People should recognize them a lot more...
SPEAKOUT (09/29/14)
I am sort of elderly between the Morehouse and Sikeston area in a housing place. I was sitting here this Sunday morning and was wondering why it isn't like it used to be. Where are all you Christians? Why aren't you visiting like you use to? My neighbors are shut-ins and miss going to church. ...
SPEAKOUT (09/27/14)
Hello SpeakOut, I would like to comment on the picture in your fine newspaper on Monday the 8th of September. The picture in question is of an Advance construction company on top of the roof of an M Kay Supply Company in Benton. As a union member in the construction trade, I would be fired if I worked as unsafe as these workers. ...
SPEAKOUT (09/26/14)
Thank you for printing article about the report by the Standard and Poor's that Missouri and many other states are slowly destroying the morality of our great nation and its states by the lack of understanding or the political belief that the cost of government should be financed by a sales-tax base of taxation rather than the ability to pay system. ...
SPEAKOUT (09/25/14)
The United States as a country needs to work toward a comprehensive code that no brutality toward any creature of any kind will be tolerated and so that could make a pretty broad sweep. It would include corporate abuse of unnecessary firing of people and moving their jobs, it can include corporate abuse of animals in factory farms, it can include brutality and destruction of the environment and when you get down individuals, of course the front line of attack will be animal abuse, child abuse and any other form that takes. ...
SPEAKOUT (09/24/14)
We are helping ISIS by helping to defeat their enemy, the Shiites. We will learn from history or repeat it. Mohammed chronicled his wars in the Koran. He originally attacked Mecca and Medina. He conquered the first by lies and persuasion. The second city resisted him and fought back, so he slaughtered every citizen. ...
Speakout (09/22/14)
I live on the west side of Sikeston, Missouri. There is a lot going on on the west side. We retired people down on the west side we have company all the time. So we had a friend who parked a car in my yard. Someone cut all four of his tires, all four of them. ...
SPEAKOUT (09/20/14)
Hi, I want to thank the nurses and the CNAs at Missouri Delta Medical Center, the Sikeston hospital, for the care they gave my mother. I would like to thank Gertrude, Rene, Kenley and Christian on 2F and Angela and Sandra and all the staff members on both units for the help and care and love they showed my mother while she stayed in the hospital. Thank you. You all were great and we appreciate it...
SPEAKOUT (09/19/14)
Good morning, Mike. Mississippi County is working hard to restore County Road 310 that was destroyed in the flood. They are going to get it fixed, but now we get to the bridge. The bridge is too expensive for Mississippi County to put back in by itself. I think the Corps tore it up and the Corps ought to replace it...