I am writing in regard to Paul Higgins’ Letter to the Editor (Jan. 8). I want to commend him for his keen insights and powerful words that have moved me to read the letter multiple times, and to read it over the phone to several other friends who do not receive the newspaper. 

Paul Higgins — I could shake your hand. I wish my Republican friends and relatives could read your comments (Letter to the Editor, Jan. 8 issue of the Webster-Kirkwood Times). These past four years have miscued all what we thought of as conservatism.  

In response to “Eulogy for a Stranger” (WKT Jan 8), Janelle Tessaro was not a stranger to me. I took her Spanish 1 class as an eighth grader at Nipher Middle School in Kirkwood during the 1983-84 school year. It was the only class I had with her, and it made a profound impact on how I see th…