LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Developer disputes fire danger

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Dr. C.M. Cocanougher

This is written in response to a report recently in the Wise County Messenger about the "extra risk" of fire in Meadowlake Village, a mobile home park.

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Kudos to King

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Bettye Parker

Wise County is fortunate to have strong leaders like Rep. Phil King representing us in Austin.

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Graduation

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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Graduation

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Remembering friends and colleagues lost this week

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Roy J. Eaton

Jim Wright was elected to Congress in 1955, about a year before I landed my first job at KXOL radio in Fort Worth, so I had the opportunity to cover him for almost 20 years.

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Who used to own that place?

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Gerre Joiner

We had a good visit this afternoon around the coffee cups. Not much was going on except that "Mr. and Mrs. Chico," Danny and Mo Wells were present.

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Mother’s Day

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
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Evelyn J. Acklie, 80, of Newark died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Decatur.

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Learning a slow, painful lesson

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Danielle Scroggins

"Ouch!" I hurt myself - again. And, I'm really frustrated again. I'm no stranger to injury, growing up with "Danielle-I-Hurt-Myself-Miller" as the nickname my parents gave me, and as recently as two summers ago, limping through what I affectionately came to know as the "Summer of the Boot."

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House, Senate produce disparate versions of tax relief

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Ed Sterling

Legislation approved by the House and Senate last week reveal widely differing views on how to bring about tax relief to Texans in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.

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Vatican Climate

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Vatican Climate

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Focusing only on the chaos misses the full story

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Brian Knox

I was checking the daily sheriff's office patrol reports - the information used to put together our weekly Crime Report - Wednesday afternoon when I saw something that stopped me in my tracks. "A subject tried to lure a child into a vehicle."

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Mourning the Blue Bell ban

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

I have ice-cold, creamy contraband in my kitchen freezer. Tucked between the pizza rolls, frozen waffles and corn dogs is a half-gallon of Blue Bell's Great Divide.

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WRHS should look local

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Eddie R. Dunlap

Wednesday's article - "Contracts, hospital admin worry doctors" - demonstrates the chickens do come home to roost.

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Support the DISD bond

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Alan White

Imagine where we would be if bond elections for Carson Elementary (and later Young) had not passed.

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Baltimore and Nepal

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015
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Baltimore and Nepal

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House, Senate state budget conferees roll up sleeves

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Ed Sterling

With barely more than a month left in the regular session of the Texas Legislature, it's time for the House and Senate to do whatever can be done to reach an all-points agreement on House Bill 1, the state budget for fiscal years 2016 and 2017.

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Character Counts: great initiative

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Rod Townsend

During my 33-year career in public education, I've attended many scholarships dinners, banquets and awards ceremonies.

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Exercise your right to vote

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Tracy Smith

Abraham Lincoln once said, "The ballot is stronger than the bullet."

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Car damaged in lot

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Krista Lewis

Thank you to whomever cratered the front driver's side of my car on April 8 around 3 p.m.

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Pondering BYA trouble

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Adam Smith

There was an [letter] over the weekend about the Boyd Youth Association baseball commissioner being removed for unwritten rules.

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Nepal

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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Nepal

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