LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Pruitt poor choice to lead EPA

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Coley Smith

I can't express my extreme distress over your vote for EPA Director Scott Pruitt.

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Studying economic inflation

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Economic inflation appears in various patterns over long lengths of time. Such observation came to mind as my current project is composing an autobiography.

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County overlooking road problem

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Tessa Solomon

It is difficult to do the right thing. For many years, Satan has whispered in the ears of our county officials to take the easy way out when spending limited road repair funds.

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Flynn should be investigated

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Tracy A. Smith

It is time to be a patriotic hero for our country. Country first, not party.

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Holiday decor appreciated

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Joy O. Henry

I apologize for the belated "thank you" to all Wise County residents that decorated their homes, yards, fences and even some trees during the holidays.

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Bursting with gratitude

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Estelle Williams

I thought I would share this with you. I live in Illinois and my siblings live out of Wise County.

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Too little, too late

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By J.R. Gold

Wow. I see we got a burn ban on and that is good, but strange that it came only a couple of days after a rain soaker.

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Grateful for dialysis center

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Jeannie Parks

Dialysis is a vital service for those with kidney disease. I wish to express my deep gratitude to Dr. Aamir Zuberi and his staff at the Wise Health System Dialysis Center in Decatur.

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Don’t call me discriminating

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Discrimination is the description of a bad nomenclature in the language of our culture and contemporary society. At least, it seems to be the initial assumption people assume in its use.

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Change not illegal, but unethical

Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

For the May 2017 election, there will be three open seats on Rhome City Council. The current council has voted to initiate radical procedures in how we vote, what we vote and for whom.

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Contemplating a long four years

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Tracy Smith

Just a little over a week until the beginning of our country's longest four years in its lifetime.

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Imprisonment is not the answer

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Rusty White

What would Jesus and real Christians do? Would they accept keeping fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in jail during these holidays simply because they don't have the money for bail?

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Oil at center of Trump/Russia entanglement

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By Tracy Smith

This is it folks! Please understand what the comrades under the Trump regime are doing to America and why.

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Trump will preserve country

Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Gerald Groves

Dec. 7 of this year will be the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that began World War II - an attack that would awaken a sleeping giant.

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Apathy wins 2016

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Tracy Smith

My candidate, Hillary Clinton, spoke to her supporters about staying engaged because America and its entire people are worth it.

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Burden’s column gives hope

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Jerry Howard

So Racey Burden is wrong because she is too young to know better? What a sad conclusion!

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Blame DNC for Trump’s victory

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Cheryl Long

The Nov. 12 column, "We the people: Trump can't save America, but we can," was obviously written by a very young adult.

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End of the world is near

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Oliver Currie

What a mess this great country has come to - violence, shootings, rioting, tension, unrest. We have a total crooked government, which is driven by a spiritual force, Satan the devil.

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Take challengers’ suggestions to heart

Published Saturday, November 12, 2016
By Don Drain

Today as I am reminiscing about the elections we went through, I think about the things that were said and what is ahead for us, the people, at the local level. Wise County still has the same problems no matter who is in office.

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No good choice for president

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Jim Taylor

On Monday, I had the privilege of being the first person in line to vote at the early voting center in Bridgeport. I have done my civic duty.

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