LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

A good deal for the quarry, not for Chico

Published Wednesday, June 11, 2014
By Brenda Rankin

In the June 7 Messenger, Brian Knox reported on the Chico City Council approving the city engineer to begin the permitting process to allow the city to sell its treated wastewater.

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King not responsive to constituent

Published Wednesday, June 11, 2014
By Aaron Renaud

Recently I tried to contact our local state representative, Phil King, about a very concerning issue.

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Obama’s Stairs

Published Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Obama's Stairs

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Confessions of an emotional wreck

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

A big, white bow bobbed up and down from the top row of the risers. Sweet, petite Ysabel could barely be seen over the kids standing in front of her.

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Observations from the cruise

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Gerre Joiner

Jo and I returned recently from a cruise. We sailed out of Galveston, spent seven days touring the Caribbean and returned to Galveston.

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Something worth crying about

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By Irene Wilson

What can I say? I'm a crier. Not a whiny, sniveling one or a loud, wailing crier or a hollering howler ... but a quiet, lip-quivering, eyes fill up and spill over, run down my cheek, try to wipe it away before anybody sees crier.

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Thanks from Young’s family

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
By The family of Roy Young

This year the first Eighter from Decatur BBQ Challenge and Washer Tournament was held Saturday, May 31, with proceeds going to WARM and the Roy Young Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Bergdahl

Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
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Bergdahl

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Rising to the challenge of brisket judging

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

I grew up eating and cooking brisket. I must have eaten it thousands of times. Every birthday, Boy Scout event, wedding, holiday and funeral saw brisket sliced, chopped and plated.

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Lieutenant governor’s challenger wins runoff

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Ed Sterling

Republican voters picked Dan Patrick to face Democrat Leticia Van de Putte in the race for lieutenant governor in November.

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Speculation on J.D. Clark feature

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Winford Cash

As I read my Saturday, May 31, copy of the Messenger, I stopped and pondered what they were trying to do with the long article on J.D. Clark.

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More Clark speculation

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Donald Drain

I am amazed at the way you pick your news stories. I have been a resident of Wise County for many years, and I realize you have your favorites to write about.

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Disrespect to long-term teachers

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Coley Smith

I am disappointed in the Wise County Messenger's recent coverage of local events.

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A call for fairness, objectivity

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By Tracy A. Smith

Journalistic objectivity is a nasty word - or is it? In some cases it is taken as such, especially when it comes to smaller publications that generally depend on local advertisers for support.

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Mosquitoes

Published Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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Mosquitoes

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Wise County raises another bumper crop

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Bob Buckel

As a kid, I went to high school ball games with my dad. All of them. He did the play-by-play for football, basketball and baseball for our local radio station, where he was the manager.

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Beef checkoff a worthwhile investment

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Joe Leathers

The 6666 Ranch was established in 1870 with rangeland in King and Carson counties.

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Teacher’s legacy lives on

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Ann Dawson Kaker

I wanted to write on behalf of my Decatur High School class of 1959 to let others who might not know of the passing of our beloved Mildred Vick this past week.

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These transitions are big stuff

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Irene Wilson

"Hey, Mimi. You got any money?" She met me when I came in the cafeteria. "Not in here ... right this minute ... besides, you can't buy anything," I told her.

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Has It Come to This?

Published Saturday, May 31, 2014
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Has It Come to This?

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