Ready for this sad ‘interim’ to end

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

The upcoming elections promise a fresh start for Wise County. I've only been covering county government since 2008, but in my experience, the last two years have been perhaps some of the most tumultuous and emotional ever for county officials and citizens.

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Campaigns in final push as election day approaches

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Ed Sterling

Polls continued to show Republican candidates ahead in top-of-ballot races as Texas moved closer to the Oct. 31 early voting deadline before Election Day, Nov. 4.

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Clark brings leadership, fresh approach

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Holley Dean

As a Wise County business owner, I support J.D. Clark for county judge.

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Pretty sure God has a sense of humor

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Irene Wilson

Technology is wonderful when it works but after several weeks of software conversions and new computer systems at work, I look forward to time off.

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Wise County needs real experience

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Coley Smith

You often hear that our elected officials need experience to do their job correctly.

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Time for a change in Precinct 4

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Lena Wells

Wise County's Precinct 4 has had a tumultuous past few years, especially when it comes to the Precinct 4 commissioner position.

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Non-Voter ID

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Non-Voter ID

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Stories from the heart

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Bob Buckel

We are the questioners, the ones who scratch our heads and wonder why, or how, when or where. We see someone digging a hole and wonder what he's doing. Our job compels us to stop and ask.

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Oh, Canada

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Jake Harris

This time last year, I was in Washington, D.C. for an internship. I got to witness some interesting parts of U.S. history while I was there.

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Decide your government for yourselves

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By D. A. Sharpe

A friend asked me this week, at the beginning of early voting, where she could read all about each of the candidates on the ballot, so she could decide who to vote for.

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Candidate an advocate for labor

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Mark York

I have served with James Stegall on the North Central Texas Workforce Development Board for the last couple of years. For those who may not be familiar with the board, we plan and oversee the services and programs facilitated by Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas.

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Stegall has experience to lead county

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
By Winford Cash

As Wise County moves forward with the growth from the Metroplex, I would like to ask the voters to give a lot of thought to who we are electing as county judge.

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Social Security Cola

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Social Security Cola

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Great (short) stories from today’s visit to the coffee shop

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Gerre Joiner

Regarding frugality: Years ago, a group of young men was riding mules on the prairie off the Old Greenwood Road. One of the boys was thrown from a mule. His leg was terribly fractured. A bone was protruding through one of his boot tops.

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High court allows voter ID law for current election

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Ed Sterling

With early voting in Texas only days away, the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 18 let stand a U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals order, thereby allowing Texas' 2011 voter identification law to remain in force for the time being.

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Britt will help Wise County solve problems

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Donald Drain

Why would anyone in Wise or Parker counties want to vote for Phil King? He is strictly for the drilling and oil companies. They are his biggest contributers.

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Time to fire Texas’ current management

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Wanda Foster

This is the week to let our voices be heard with a clear vote to turn the Republican administration out of office.

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Help available with voter ID problems

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Tracy A. Smith

The United States Supreme Court ruled late last week that the Texas photo voter ID law can remain in effect for this election.

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Greene more in tune with Wise, Parker

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Darrel Behrens

Wise and Parker County citizens might be feeling left out when the time comes to get back some of the money we pay in income tax.

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Where Did That Come From?

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Where Did That Come From?

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