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Speakout 7/25

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Call 471-6636

Can you give me the mailing address for the Salvation Army in Sikeston? Is there an office in Sikeston? That's all.

The mailing address is: Salvation Army, P.O. Box 809, Sikeston, MO 63801. Bootheel Food Bank is the service unit affiliated with the Salvation Army in Sikeston headed by Doreen Johnson. Telephone number is 471

-1818.

I would like to leave my number in the paper to get a satellite out of our yard. The number is 380-7852.

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This is in response to the gentleman that remove satellite dishes. I have two. My number is 380- 8079.

I live in New Madrid and I would just like to invite the lady that lives in Portageville that is having such a hard time getting her paper to move to New Madrid. I have to say, the newspaper carrier we have now is probably the best we ever had. Sunday morning, I always rise early, and my paper is always there. It's there early every day of the week. He's just doing a tremendous job. If you're having problems in Portageville, just move to New Madrid.

Does anybody out there sharpen scissors for people? Please call SpeakOut and leave your phone number? Now, I have another one I'd like to leave for SpeakOut. It is thank you City of Sikeston for sending the mosquito truck around. This really helps. Thank you.

I want to know what kind of business is allowed to take people's money for gift certificates and then not honor them when they were given to a gift to somebody else? They want to give them the run around when they make appointments with them and they don't want to honor nothing. I don't think that's right for them to be able to do that to people. People work hard for their money and for a business to be in Sikeston and do that is lousy. That's all I have to say.

I'd like to speak out about the deadbeat dads. I'm totally in favor of a man taking care of his children. However, Family Services has their wires crossed up just a little bit. Number one, the first thing they do when a man is behind in his child support is pull his driver's license. How in the world can a man get to work and maintain a job without a driver's license? There's no way. He might as well quit, go totally on welfare or send him to jail, because that's where the man's headed. There's no way the man can do it. In our day and our economy the way it is set up now, if you don't have a driver's license, you're just throwing the work onto everyone around this person. I believe in a man taking care of his responsibilities, but my God, I believe Family Services need to step back, take a deep breath and take a look at this little system they got going on. I don't think it's fair.