LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Seeking better service

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By William Phillips

Is there a way to get better phone and internet service in rural areas?

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Feeling like the enemy

Published Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Mary Ann Hunn

As a property owner in Wise County, have you ever prevailed in protesting taxes before the Wise County Appraisal District?

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Condolences to Fostel family

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Skip Nichols

I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of my friend, District Judge John Fostel. My sincere sympathy to his family and friends.

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Paying price for ‘overlooked’ drive

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Morriss Johnson

Did you know that the Wise County Appraisal District can use "discovered concrete drive" at your property to exceed the state law that prohibits more than a 10-percent increase in the appraised value of a homestead? I didn't either until my recent protest meeting.

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Honoring Judge Fostel

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Mike Mask

It is with great sadness and an acute sense of loss that we learn of the untimely passing of the 271st District's Judge John Fostel.

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Solving squirrel problems

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Claude Duffey Brown

I read the article by Mr. Gerre Joiner in the Wise County Messenger regarding squirrels eating/biting the wires under the hood of Mr. Dan Rhine's pickup.

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Flag will fly again

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Karl J. Klement

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day is a national event where we are able to celebrate the sacrifices of the men and women who have served our country and many of whom paid the ultimate sacrifice to provide the freedoms we all enjoy.

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Appeal was futile

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Maritha Gan

Well, I went to my annual meeting with the parasitic appraisal board of Wise County.

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Taxes are a disease

Published Saturday, May 27, 2017
By John Rowe

Please file a protest or don't complain when your taxes double or triple.

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Library and veterans team up

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Deborah BeCraft

The Rhome Public Library now has a new program for the veterans!

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Show your conservatism

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Mark Hamilton

I am Mark from the Boy Scout Troop 194, and I am writing about how our country is changing.

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ER staff offers excellent care

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Ethel Martinez

Yesterday was the second time I had to go to the Wise Health System emergency room, and they were outstanding both times.

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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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