LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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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Exercise your right to vote

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Tracy Smith

Abraham Lincoln once said, "The ballot is stronger than the bullet."

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Car damaged in lot

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Krista Lewis

Thank you to whomever cratered the front driver's side of my car on April 8 around 3 p.m.

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Pondering BYA trouble

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Adam Smith

There was an [letter] over the weekend about the Boyd Youth Association baseball commissioner being removed for unwritten rules.

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Judge disappoints citizens

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Lena Wells

First off I would like to thank you, Judge Clark, for all your efforts with trying to make sure House Bill 40, co-authored by state legislator Phil King, passes. As you are aware, I am being factious.

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Bond also benefits young students

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Teri Houchin

I am a parent of five young children. Four of the five children are Decatur ISD students. Though it may appear that this bond election, specifically, Proposition No. 2 does not affect my young elementary school children, it most certainly does.

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Turmoil brewing in BYA

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Shirley Peebles

To all parents with children involved in Boyd Youth Association, please read this. There are things going on that I think everyone needs to be aware of.

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HB 40 detrimental to UTGCD

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Tracy Smith

In 2007, more than 78 percent of Wise, Parker, Hood and Montague County voters elected to create the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (UTGCD).

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Bond talk is bunk

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Tad Billmire

Let's talk bond proposals. Buses: I am changing my tune on the need for buses and here is why.

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Praying for dumped puppies

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Larry Anthony Harris

On Thursday March 26, I hear the guard yell out "N-2 Harris," as he passes my living area handing me the Wise County Messenger.

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WCWC perfect site for UIL meet

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Cindy Berry

It is my pleasure to publicly thank the staff at Weatherford College Wise County for allowing us to host our District 8-4A UIL academic meet for the second consecutive year.

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Vote Joiner for Place 5

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Duane Durrett

I would like to take this opportunity to voice my support for Matt Joiner for the Decatur ISD Board of Trustees, Place 5.

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Speak against ‘home rule’ bills

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Don Drain

I am beginning to think that you and the others do not understand how the bills mentioned in Slidell the other night will affect your ability to pass needed laws and ordinances, as well as existing ones.

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Bohn is ‘right’ choice for Place 5

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Amanda B. Cross

As a mother of a young son that will be coming up through the Decatur school system, I would like to express how thankful I am for those individuals that volunteer their time to guide our school district.

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