Hurricane recovery continues with extension of disaster declaration

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott on Nov. 20 extended the disaster declaration for counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Grateful for support

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Linda Johnson

As we get ready for Thanksgiving and the Christmas season, the Wise Health Foundation reflects on the many blessings that have been provided to us by our generous donors throughout the year.

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Wake up, Wise County

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Rusty White

As more and more states, as well as counties in the great state of Texas, are choosing to follow a new direction, why don't we?

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Net Neutrality

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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Leftovers bring extra joy to holiday

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Now that the morning 5K, Thanksgiving feast, another Dallas Cowboys disappointment and an evening with the family is over, it's time for my favorite part of the holiday - leftovers.

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Feds threaten to nickel and dime internet access

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Racey Burden

I hate toll roads. I hate mapping routes to take around them, I hate trying to dig through my purse for exact change, I hate that I have to pay for a service that taxes should already take care of. I just hate the very concept, and I would bet that I'm not alone in that.

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Squash negativity

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Corrie Lloyd

In response to Steve Misner's letter published Nov. 22: What was the purpose of your letter?

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Charles Manson

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
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Take time to be thankful

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

As we cruise into the holiday season, it's apparent Thanksgiving is simply the pre-game for Christmas. The jack-o-lanterns and candy corns were replaced Nov. 1 with turkeys wearing Santa hats and Christmas tunes being blared from every available public speaker. I suggest we slow down.

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FEMA briefs governor, vice president on hurricane recovery efforts

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott and Vice President Mike Pence on Nov. 15 received a briefing on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Joint Field Office in Austin.

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Democratic coverage

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Steve Misner

I saw the story about the democratic candidate for governor paying a visit to the Wise County Democrats monthly meeting and all eight Democrats in Wise County were in attendance (haha).

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Better traffic control needed

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Carol Dowdy

Just wondering who is responsible for the maintenance of the "stop signs" in the parking lot, where Lowe's Market, Wendy's, etc. are located?

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Good job council

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Jim Pell

Our elected officials have a difficult job. As citizens, we want excellent services but at a price (tax burden) we are comfortable with.

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Black Friday

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Model for making our community better

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Richard Greene

Growing up, my family owned and operated a small printing business. Part of running a family-owned business were long hours and few days off between all the demands from payroll, accounts receivable to managing employees. Just finding time to sleep was difficult enough.

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The value of citizen participation

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Racey Burden

Earlier this week I attended a Bridgeport City Council meeting with a very important vote on the agenda - one for which I assumed I already knew the final outcome.

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Roy Moore

Published Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Social media fuels compulsive quest for validation

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Joy Carrico

I have a friend in graduate school who called me the other night because, she said, she felt like either the world was crazy or she was. As a part of her studies, she works with undergraduate students. She told me that for days she felt like everyone around her was hopped up on something, and there was this feeling of a whole conversation that was going on in which she was not involved.

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Hurricane Harvey debris removal funding gains approval

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott and leaders of the Texas Legislature on Nov. 9 announced the approval of $90 million in emergency state funding to help Hurricane Harvey disaster-declared counties pay for the removal of debris.

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Grateful city listened

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Wendell Wiggins

I would like to take this time to personally say thank you to the mayor of Bridgeport Randy Singleton, councilmen David Correll, Kevin Lopez, Billy Fred Walker, Bobby Brazier and Jimmy Meyers for listening to the community and for dropping the involuntary annexation of properties bordering your city limits.

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