LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Rhome Forward rules city

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

On Jan. 10, three candidates for Rhome City Council were "elected" by a small group of residents led by Councilman Sam Eason that he refers to as Rhome Forward and Friends.

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Vote yes for NISD bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Karen Wiechman

Over 10 years ago when we moved to Roanoke, Northwest ISD was a small, mostly country and small-town school district serving about 10,000 students.

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Thanks to Boyd FD, county EMS

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Ethel Martinez

I would like to thank the Boyd Fire Department for responding to a medical emergency.

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Vote yes for Alvord bond

Published Saturday, April 22, 2017
By Clint Mercer

I write today to encourage Alvord community members to get out and vote in favor of the Alvord ISD bond.

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Vote yes for Northwest bond

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Lori Hutson

Please vote yes in the upcoming Northwest ISD bond election.

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Mother and son hit the books

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Audrey Dyer

This is not a letter to gripe about politics or to put somebody down. This is a letter of joy for me.

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Vote yes for Northwest

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Russell Gage

When families reflect on why they moved to Northwest ISD - whether it was 10 years ago or 10 months ago - they probably chose this area for the schools and the type of lifestyle they wanted.

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Seeking an Estes explanation

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Kevin Dyes

Why would State Sen. Craig Estes vote for a bill, Senate Bill 3, which benefits less than 1 percent of the school children in his district and takes money away from the other 99 percent?

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Support the NISD bond

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Carrie Renteria

It's not every day that we have the opportunity to make a difference for kids and for our community.

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Vote ‘Yes for Northwest’

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Lesley Weaver

I will be voting yes in the Northwest ISD bond election on May 6, and I ask all registered voters to join me and say "Yes for Northwest."

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Help with flat appreciated

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Susan Jones

There are a lot of good people in Wise County, and I met another one last week in Bridgeport.

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Petition circulating in Rhome

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Sam Eason

Facebook brought to my attention three ladies circulating a petition in Rhome.

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Mayor disregards ordinance rules

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

On March 15, the mayor of Rhome set precarious legal precedence.

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Studying the Lone Star State

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Ann Mason Petagon

Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports, and I have chosen your state.

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Constable Parr victimized

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Kelli Clark

Just to clarify, Doug Parr was released on a personal recognizance bond.

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Veterans deserve better treatment

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Kit Carson

I recently read a letter in the Messenger written by Tracy Smith, indicting one of our congressman, Rep. Mac Thornberry.

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Chamber wants to unite, not fight

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Deborah Mann

The mission of the Wise County Chamber of Commerce is to welcome, unite and promote businesses to enhance the quality of life in the region.

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Kindess and compassion appreciated

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Ellen Whitley

People say that people don't care, but I beg to differ. I want to say "thank you" to the wonderful folks at our Decatur Wal-Mart for coming to my aid on March 1.

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Vouchers will destroy public education

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Ellyane Palmenteri

One of the fundamental principles in America is that all students deserve a quality public education. That happens.

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Use of biosolids ruining community

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Don Dixon

The first two years that I lived north of Boyd I had several eye sties and treated them on and off during the period that Renda was dumping the human waste fertilizer.

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