Appreciates coverage of both Missouri senators

Posted: Sep. 22, 2011 9:31 am Updated: Oct. 15, 2014 10:15 am


To The Herald-Whig:

This letter comes to The Herald-Whig with my thanks and appreciation.

My subscription is a new one -- only a couple of weeks -- and has come about out of years of exasperation,

Being a resident of "America's Hometown," I am proud to be a conservative and a "taxed-enough-already supporter." That simply means when involved in a conversation, or reading a newspaper, one should expect to receive courtesy and consideration, and, in return, give the same. No vile name calling or degradation for opinions.

My exasperation has come because the folks of Northeast Missouri have not been receiving equal and unbiased information via our Hannibal newspaper.

The biggest and most hurtful disappointment came about on Monday, Aug. 22. That day both our U.S. senators were in Hannibal and met at the same time with businesses located only a few blocks from each other. Our citizens were allowed the distinction of reading about only one. Information regarding the other was nowhere to be found in our hometown appear.

The Herald-Whig is to be commended for an extensive coverage of both senators with pictures of each. Thank you.


Joan Thompson

Hannibal, Mo.


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