LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Kindness of strangers remarkable

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Culen (Rocky) Gallimore

Decatur and Wise County sounds like a great place to live!

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Allow Pittman to serve

Published Saturday, August 1, 2015
By Tommie Eason

I am a concerned citizen of Rhome. I have gone to all the meetings since the election this year. My concern is the tension between the city council and the mayor.

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Disgusted by disrespect for flag

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Diane Hughes

Each year around Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, my neighbor puts up a roll of American flags along his fence.

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Thoughtful piece on issue

Published Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Skip Nichols

Editor Kristen Tribe's opinion column in the July 11, 2015 issue of the Wise County Messenger was, quite simply, one of the most thoughtful and best-written pieces on the highly controversial topic of same-sex marriages and its effect on county clerks in Texas.

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Cartoon nailed it

Published Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By James Richards

I thought the cartoon in the Messenger for July 18 was perfect. I have read about "Go Set A Watchman" and the buzz around for publishing it as Harper Lee wrote it.

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Questioning King’s claims

Published Saturday, July 11, 2015
By Tracy Smith

A recent Wise County Messenger article wrote about how our state representative, Phil King, claimed the state's recent legislative session was "the most productive in which he's been involved."

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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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