LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Learn from Nazi history

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
By Angelou del Angel

Pride of Dixie. In the days of legally sanctioned slavery across the South, it should have been regarded by poor and working class whites the way so many on the right currently see illegal immigration: as a threat to their jobs and livelihoods.

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Same-sex marriage goes against nature

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
By M.E. Reynolds

America was founded on right and wrong. Our ancestors came to the new world looking for the best way to live and to teach their children by way of the Bible for answers.

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Surprised by special gift

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Ellen Whitley

As a member of The Episcopal Church of Wise County, we were surprised by a gift left on our porch at 905 Church St. in Decatur.

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Episcopal church didn’t disappear

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Ann Ferguson

I read with interest the article by Racey Burden about worship services returning to the little white chapel on the corner of Hale and Church Streets in Decatur.

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So long, Mrs. Berry; Teacher inspired students as mentor and friend

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Mickey Drewery

Many people reference famous leaders and brilliant minds that have accomplished the impossible as their inspiration, but few give credit to those who jump-started their dreams. Instead they speak of people they hope to emulate.

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Revell recovers, issues thanks

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By The Revell and Oates families

John Revell and his family would like to extend our heartfelt thanks and sincere appreciation for all those who have offered their labor and services, after his home and several outbuildings were completely destroyed by the tornado on May 19.

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Open carry means dire consequences

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Tracy Smith

After failing in two previous sessions of state Congress, a bill that will allow people with concealed handgun licenses to carry their firearms on Texas college and university campuses passed Sunday night.

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Thanks for donations

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Decatur Post Office

The Decatur mail carriers and the Decatur Post Office would like to thank the community for their participation in the 2015 Annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive.

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Help with roundup appreciated

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Susan Jones

Last Thursday (May 7) at noon I received a call that my cows and calves were washing down Brushy Creek.

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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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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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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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Judge disappoints citizens

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Lena Wells

First off I would like to thank you, Judge Clark, for all your efforts with trying to make sure House Bill 40, co-authored by state legislator Phil King, passes. As you are aware, I am being factious.

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Bond also benefits young students

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Teri Houchin

I am a parent of five young children. Four of the five children are Decatur ISD students. Though it may appear that this bond election, specifically, Proposition No. 2 does not affect my young elementary school children, it most certainly does.

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Turmoil brewing in BYA

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Shirley Peebles

To all parents with children involved in Boyd Youth Association, please read this. There are things going on that I think everyone needs to be aware of.

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