LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Explore Decatur’s library

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Sue Heaberlin

There was an interesting article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram recently about Jacquelyn Mitchard, a novelist, who was coming to Fort Worth to discuss her latest book.

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Update voter registration

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

Tuesday, Oct. 11, is the last day to be registered to vote in order to be eligible for the November 8 national general elections.

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Plan for growth

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Don Drain

We have a lot of potential growth coming to Wise County, and we need as a county to work with the cities and organize the zoning along the southeast corridor from Tarrant and Denton counties.

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Local Republicans refuse to debate

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By Tracy Smith

Local elected officials (Republicans) have refused since at least 2008 to have public policy debates with any of their challengers.

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Candidate debate is needed

Published Saturday, September 10, 2016
By KJ Lowry

The Wise County voters need to be informed about where our political leaders stand and how they intend to improve the lives of the citizens in our county.

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Thanks for supporting Taste of Wise

Published Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Lori Sherwood

On behalf of the Look Local Committee, we want to thank the citizens of Wise County for your continued support of the Taste of Wise event each year.

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Council members’ residency questioned

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By Cathy Coffee

All city council members should reside in the city they represent. If a city council member moves the right thing to do is resign, not look for a loophole in the state law and stay because their "friends" ask them to.

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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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