LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

‘Silent heroes’ changing lives in prison

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Larry Anthony Harris

Before coming to prison I didn't think much about people who were in prison. I just figured they were the scum of the earth, like I had always heard, got what they deserved and were right where they needed to be.

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Appreciates WCSO’s work

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
By Citizens of Newark

Once again, we would like to congratulate Sheriff David Walker and all of his deputies for the great job they are doing in the Newark area.

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Don’t Shoot, I’m a Donkey!

Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
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Don't Shoot, I'm a Donkey!

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Evolution is saving my church

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

A church can be something very personal - that's why we often refer to it as "our church." Mine is a small Presbyterian church in Pittsburg. I haven't found one since that gave me the same fulfillment or sense of community.

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A Corvair, gas mileage and a bullet-proof deer

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Gerre Joiner

Several years ago, one of us sippers had purchased a brand new Chevrolet Corvair. We talked for a while about the above-average gas mileage associated with this rear-engine marvel.

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Abbott, Patrick win top posts as Republicans dominate

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Ed Sterling

Winners in the Nov. 4 general election on the whole proved that incumbency and/or running as a Republican continue to be assets when Texas voters hit the polls.

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Polar Vortex

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Polar Vortex

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Propaganda? Depends on your point of view

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Propaganda. We of a certain generation grew up with that word. The most common meaning is "manipulating information to influence opinion."

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Wise County plays a role in Waggoner Ranch’s story

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Roy J. Eaton

When friends visit, we often take them on a mini-tour of Decatur - pointing out the magnificent campus of the Wise Regional Health System, the Decatur Civic Center, beautiful homes in Hidden Oaks and Briar Crossing and then the courthouse square where new restaurants have made downtown boom again.

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Drivers: be on the lookout for migrating deer

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Kim Saling

On Monday evening, Nov. 3, I was traveling on U.S. 81/287 when out of the darkness came a huge deer.

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Democrats’ dream still alive in Wise

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Tracy A. Smith

The dream is still alive for Wise County Democrats.

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Courtesy absent in traffic encounter

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
By Dale Boehm

It seems public service is suddenly being viewed as a position of privilege by law enforcement.

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Climate Change Denier

Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
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Climate Change Denier

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This is best for both of us …

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

Dear APD: It's been three weeks now since our breakup. I needed to get a few things off my chest, you know, to achieve some closure on these wounds. I still don't know exactly what happened. I mean, I always thought we were made for each other.

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Agents: A critical resource

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Emmanuel Winston, TAHU staff member

With the open enrollment period for year two of the Affordable Care Act less than two weeks away, consumers will soon begin the now-annual process of confirming whether or not the health coverage choice they made in the previous year remains the best option for themselves, family members and their budgets.

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Secretary of State posts early voting numbers

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Ed Sterling

The Secretary of State's Elections Division on Oct. 31 posted early voting turnouts for each of the state's 15 highest-population counties: Harris, Dallas, Tarrant, Bexar, Travis, Collin, Denton, El Paso, Fort Bend, Hidalgo, Montgomery, Williamson, Galveston, Nueces and Cameron.

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Common sense working in Colo.

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Rusty White

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis said, "Since Coloradans overwhelmingly approved our marijuana legalization law in 2012, initial indicators have been very encouraging."

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The Right to Die

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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The Right to Die

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Best for a party, or best for Texas?

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Bob Buckel

For some this may be a confession, for others a boast. I am not a member of any political party. Like many Texans, I vote in the Republican primary because that's where most races are decided.

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Some thoughts on governing

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
By Lee H. Hamilton

I have been working in or around government for over 50 years, and if you asked me to boil down what I've learned to one sentence, it is this:

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