LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Council’s actions are disgusting

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Robin Holmes

It's sad when your elected leaders promise one thing while running for office and then turn around and manipulate the system to fit their needs.

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Doing math for the Rhome rollback

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Dan Sessler

Why does Rhome need a higher tax rate?

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Remember to be thankful

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015
By Gerre Joiner

Jo and I went to Governor's Ridge recently. We sang a few hymns with the residents of this wonderful assisted living facility. Then I tried to guide their thoughts toward the topic of thankfulness.

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5th Circuit rules immigration policy unconstitutional

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015
By Ed Sterling

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 9 affirmed a Brownsville federal district judge's Feb. 15, 2015, order forbidding the Obama administration's implementation of DAPA, the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Residents Program.

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Paris

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Paris

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Dealing with being a sick man

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Richard Greene

At 37 years of age, I don't consider myself old. Though I'm nearing the masters category as a runner, I'm still fit enough to run double-digit miles on the weekend (humble brag).

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Crushed with catalogs, a sign of the season

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Even though we have yet to buy groceries for our Thanksgiving meal, my thoughts have already turned to creating Christmas gift lists.

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All military roles important

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Daniel Baumgartner

On Nov. 11, I took time to attend the veterans activity at the Wise County Veterans Memorial Park in Decatur.

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Starbucks Red Cup

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
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Starbucks Red Cup

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I literally can’t stop taking things literally

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Joy Carrico

Why can't kleptomaniacs understand puns? Because they take things literally. I love this joke because I get it.

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Governor conditions issuance of state grants on compliance with ICE

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas sheriffs won't receive grant funds from his Criminal Justice Division unless they comply with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement notification and detention requests.

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Cemetery upkeep clarified

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Belva Garrett

On Sunday, Nov. 8, FOX4 reporter Zahid Arab reported on a customer complaint against Alvord Cemetery Association Inc., and its seven board members. His report did not shed a favorable light on cemetery volunteers.

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Imports Exports

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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Imports Exports

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A formal apology to my childhood self

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Racey Burden

I don't think I know anybody whose adult life turned out the way their childhood-self predicted it. We've discussed at length in the newsroom how we don't want to "adult," and honestly, having recently graduated from college, I still don't feel like I'm legitimately in the real world yet.

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Are we experiencing technical difficulties?

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Brian Knox

There's been plenty written about how technology and social media have increased connections between the people we know and the world at large.

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Veterans Day

Published Saturday, November 7, 2015
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Veterans past and present deserve our admiration

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By Roy J. Eaton

As Veterans Day approaches, I want to honor not only those who have served in the military in the past, but also those who are serving today.

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Governor rails against Dallas sheriff’s detention policy

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott on Oct. 26 wrote to Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, saying her "case-by-case immigrant detention plan will no longer be tolerated in Texas."

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Jeb’s Support

Published Wednesday, November 4, 2015
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Jeb's Support

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Halloween? Fall Festival? Whatever, just point me to the party.

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Joy Carrico

People love parties. I think this is true across all time, all cultures and all religions. When I look at the observance of Halloween, I see how much people are willing to bend things in order to keep the party going.

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