To the Editor: I am supporting State Rep. Tom Phillips for re-election. I have served with and known Tom for several years and know him to be thoughtful, studious and caring. He has a proven record of superior service to our community.
To the Editor: In years of seeing Sydney Carlin serve in office, I have ap-preciated her work ethic, sense of reason, commitment, effectiveness and compassion. She well deserves another term.
Can you hear the sound of thundering hooves? It’s the sound of a horse galloping. Those hooves and the horses who have them might be just the thing that some children need. Today we’ll meet a man in rural Kansas who has seen
To the Editor: Prior to agreeing to become the treasurer for the Lee Modesitt campaign, I first sat down to talk with Lee Modesitt. I found the K-State graduate had the values we expect from a person raised in Kansas. After our discussion, I was
To the Editor: Because of Sam Brownback’s tax plan, the public schools are in jeopardy of deeper cuts in their funding. Tom Hawk has 33 years of experience in the Kansas public schools. His opponent has none and home-schools his children.
To the Editor: Since we do not live in Riley County District 3, we will not have the opportunity to cast a vote for Rod Harms as commissioner. However, we do hope the voters in his district take the opportunity to vote and elect Rod. He
To the Editor: Ron Wells is the best candidate for the 3rd District Riley County commissioner. Ron is a lifetime resident in the area. Ron is a good listener and will listen to citizens’ problems and have the knowledge to solve them. Please as you
To the Editor: A number of years ago, I took my family to Bill Snyder Family Stadium for a fan appreciation day. We watched a short practice, went down on the field, met the players and coaches, and Bill Snyder spoke to the crowd. He
To the Editor: In the current political atmosphere, we need a knowledgeable, experienced state senator. Our district needs a state senator who is informed about the funding needs for our very important educational institutions. We need a state senator who is attuned to the needs
To the Editor: It’s deeply disappointing to read in the Mercury the news and letters that indicate a “Rove-like” campaign is being waged against some of our local candidates. Apparently, some still believe that if you tell a lie, make it big enough and
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