LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Grateful for support

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Linda Johnson

As we get ready for Thanksgiving and the Christmas season, the Wise Health Foundation reflects on the many blessings that have been provided to us by our generous donors throughout the year.

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Wake up, Wise County

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Rusty White

As more and more states, as well as counties in the great state of Texas, are choosing to follow a new direction, why don't we?

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Squash negativity

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Corrie Lloyd

In response to Steve Misner's letter published Nov. 22: What was the purpose of your letter?

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Democratic coverage

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Steve Misner

I saw the story about the democratic candidate for governor paying a visit to the Wise County Democrats monthly meeting and all eight Democrats in Wise County were in attendance (haha).

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Better traffic control needed

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Carol Dowdy

Just wondering who is responsible for the maintenance of the "stop signs" in the parking lot, where Lowe's Market, Wendy's, etc. are located?

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Good job council

Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Jim Pell

Our elected officials have a difficult job. As citizens, we want excellent services but at a price (tax burden) we are comfortable with.

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Grateful city listened

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Wendell Wiggins

I would like to take this time to personally say thank you to the mayor of Bridgeport Randy Singleton, councilmen David Correll, Kevin Lopez, Billy Fred Walker, Bobby Brazier and Jimmy Meyers for listening to the community and for dropping the involuntary annexation of properties bordering your city limits.

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Sign a petition for property rights

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Wise Citizens for Property Rights Inc.

Wise Citizens for Property Rights Inc. (WCPR) was born out of a forced annexation attempt by the city of Bridgeport.

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Disturbed by grammar mistake

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Gordon Hofstra

I read with interest the ghost articles in the Oct. 28 Messenger. Being a student of long-ago schooling where proper English usage was taught, I was disturbed by the improper wordage use in the articles.

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Story shares bigger message

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Larry Anthony Harris

Just recently, Brian Knox published a story Oct. 7 in the Wise County Messenger called "Escaping the shooting," about Slidell resident Cindy McCasland and her friend, Susan Schnieder, in where both ladies escaped the deadly shootings in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

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Minions dedicated to Trump

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Ken Hughes

When the U.S. Supreme Court altered the course of American history with its Citizens United decision, I predicted and wrote in this newspaper that from that day forward America's former and long-functioning great open election system was placed on the world's auction block.

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Vote ‘no’ on amendments

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

We have a series of seven amendments to the Texas Constitution proposed by the Texas State Legislature, to be on the ballot in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

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Kudos to the Mess

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Skip Nichols

I count both D.A. Sharpe and Joe Duty among my many friends in Wise County.

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Research before voting

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Jackie Smith

This Tuesday, early voting begins Oct. 23 and ends Friday, Nov. 3. Election Day is Nov. 7. Texans are asked to vote on several amendments (etc.) The expected turnout is expected to be low, so please take the time to research these proposals.

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Duty is a treasure

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

It seems appropriate to pause and to recognize one of the most talented and prized possessions the Wise County Messenger has on its staff in the way of Mr. Joe Duty, photographer!

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We love guns

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Bob and Susan Lawson

You would probably be better off writing for the Dallas paper with a more liberal constituency.

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Listen to each other

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Jack Mann

Being a member of the senior crowd (over 65), I sometimes get to pondering different subjects and tend to become confused.

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We all have rights

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Randall O. Watson

Currently there is a ridiculous national discussion regarding a few multi-millionaires not showing respect for our flag or national anthem.

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Thanks to local VFDs

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By Madeline Snow-Lobaugh

My sincere gratitude goes out to Boyd and Cottondale volunteer fire departments for your quick response to a hay and pasture fire Labor Day on County Road 4680 and 4681 in Boyd.

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Global warming is pseudoscience

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Jack Mann

This is an answer to the letter by Ken Hughes on global warming. It is all pseudoscience. Al Gore picked up on this and ran with it to get rich.

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