LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Keep tax collection with Shaw

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By Garry Bible

The Texas Constitution, Article 8, says that qualified voters of each county shall elect an assessor-collector of taxes for the county.

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Give pickle snow cones a chance

Published Wednesday, August 17, 2016
By Allie Tribe

I'm writing in regard to Racey Burden's and David Talley's latest snow cone tasting column.

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Honesty and kindness appreciated

Published Wednesday, August 17, 2016
By Gina Clark

I wanted to share a "cheers" story with Wise County!

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Cemetery mowing to be discontinued

Published Saturday, August 13, 2016
By Belva Garrett

News that the county will cease using the inmates to mow some 40 cemeteries is very upsetting. Reportedly, because of budgetary shortfalls, this important program is to be canceled effective Oct. 1.

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Square parking is the pits

Published Saturday, August 13, 2016
By Shirley Honeycutt

To the powers that be in the city of Decatur: When are you going to change the parking situation around our square?

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Wise County needs Chick-fil-A and an indoor arena

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Jeff Jones

A few weeks ago Kristen Tribe asked if a Chick-fil-A would really improve our lives. Of course, the answer is yes.

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Three decades of ice cream socials

Published Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Bobbie Ashley

This is a response to Tanya Davis' June 29 column "Tips for making homemade ice cream." In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month.

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What, me worry?

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By Maritha Gan

While looking for investments in late 1999, it became apparent that every asset class was overvalued.

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All lives matter

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Larry Anthony Harris

On July 8, I awoke to several men standing around one of the TVs here in prison, giving praises to the people responsible for the shootings and killings of Dallas police officers.

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Rescued on a holiday weekend

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Eric, Karla, Bailee and Leah Rettig

We wanted to take a minute to tell you about an exceptional member of your community.

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Thank you

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Robert Cole

The family of Robert Cole would like to thank everyone that was there for us when Dad lost his home on June 25 due to a fire.

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Stop violating citizens’ rights

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016
By Rusty White

The United States Supreme Court has handed down a ruling that it is illegal and unconstitutional to force a citizen to give breathalyzers or blood samples!

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More sports and politics

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016
By Thomas Rainey

Your newspaper is great, and I thank you for making a newspaper to keep our county informed.

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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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