LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Touched by heartfelt help

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By Andrea Duwe, Elaine Huff

Sonflower campers want to thank you for your incredible outpouring of love once again to those who are disabled.

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Drug charges create vicious cycle

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Rusty White

When are we, as Wise County taxpayers and citizens, going to accept reality and demand change?

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Quit complaining, take action

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Cheryl Long

Ms. Gan's complaints about the home appraisal increase are almost comical.

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Where’s my decrease?

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Gene Bevil

I remember reading, lately, in the Wise County Messenger, a story that Wise county has a problem with its tax income.

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Home appraisal sky-rockets Home appraisal sky-rockets

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Maritha Gan

Well, the Wise County Appraisal District has done it again.

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Thanks to Moran for marquee

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By Helen Alexander

Thank you, Mark Moran, for having wisdom and vision in knowing just what we needed.

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Council reduced mayor’s power

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Kemp E. Akeman

The city of Rhome operates as a Type A general law municipality.

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Elections promise bright future

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Robin Holmes

I'm looking forward to elections for mayor and council. This poor town of Rhome is plagued with the stigma of not caring about the citizens, and it has to stop.

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Why Christians oppose homosexuality

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Karen Flesher

People who support homosexuality know that Christians do not, but I have learned that some supporters do not know why Christians are opposed.

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Voters: check your facts

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Thanks for allowing me to serve the city of Rhome for the past eight years. You may not always have agreed with me, but I did what I felt was best for the city.

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County to feel our pain

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Steve Misner

No sympathy. Ha, ha, ha, Wise County, income down almost 30 percent this year - welcome to our world.

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Marqee brings back memories

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Joe Lambert

I would like to give a "tip of the hat" to Mr. Mark Moran for his work around the Decatur Square, especially the recently installed Majestic Movie marquee.

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Vowing to fly Confederate flag

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Gene Bevil

When I moved to Wise County 15 years ago, I never would have believed I would be having this kind of problem. It's for much more urban areas like Denton or Dallas.

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Politicians’ criticism = good reporting

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Ken Bateman

I write to praise the Messenger and urge its readers to value the unique excellence of your paper.

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Citizens’ rights denied

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Patricia Mitchell

I addressed the Rhome City Council last week regarding "conflict of interest, public disclosure and the appearance of impropriety."

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Mayor at fault

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Yes, the Messenger article was correct ("Rhome Council member walks out: Citizens give heated critique of officials," published March 26, 2016).

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City plagued by poor management

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Patricia Mitchell

In the coming weeks, you will hear one city council candidate or another speak of "growth" and "prosperity," but nothing has changed.

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City government ignores policy violations

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By David Wilson

On several occasions our city council and mayor have met in executive session to discuss the actions and behavior of our police chief. They met again Monday night to discuss the problems surrounding our controversial chief.

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Care about your town

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By Kemp Akeman

Apparently many citizens of Rhome were not aware of the strong disagreements between a council that consistently votes 4-0 against what a strong contingent of citizens request for consideration, including when the tax rollback was approved but snubbed by current council members.

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Rumors rampant in Rhome

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Deborah BeCraft

Please think! Could it be a very large chunk of the legal budget was spent on investigating the police chief and council by the mayor at the start of her term, never sharing the results with the council so they could act?

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