LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Vote ‘Yes for Northwest’

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Lesley Weaver

I will be voting yes in the Northwest ISD bond election on May 6, and I ask all registered voters to join me and say "Yes for Northwest."

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Help with flat appreciated

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Susan Jones

There are a lot of good people in Wise County, and I met another one last week in Bridgeport.

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Petition circulating in Rhome

Published Saturday, April 1, 2017
By Sam Eason

Facebook brought to my attention three ladies circulating a petition in Rhome.

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Mayor disregards ordinance rules

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Patricia Mitchell

On March 15, the mayor of Rhome set precarious legal precedence.

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Studying the Lone Star State

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Ann Mason Petagon

Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports, and I have chosen your state.

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Constable Parr victimized

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Kelli Clark

Just to clarify, Doug Parr was released on a personal recognizance bond.

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Veterans deserve better treatment

Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017
By Kit Carson

I recently read a letter in the Messenger written by Tracy Smith, indicting one of our congressman, Rep. Mac Thornberry.

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Chamber wants to unite, not fight

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017
By Deborah Mann

The mission of the Wise County Chamber of Commerce is to welcome, unite and promote businesses to enhance the quality of life in the region.

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Kindess and compassion appreciated

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Ellen Whitley

People say that people don't care, but I beg to differ. I want to say "thank you" to the wonderful folks at our Decatur Wal-Mart for coming to my aid on March 1.

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Vouchers will destroy public education

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Ellyane Palmenteri

One of the fundamental principles in America is that all students deserve a quality public education. That happens.

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Use of biosolids ruining community

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Don Dixon

The first two years that I lived north of Boyd I had several eye sties and treated them on and off during the period that Renda was dumping the human waste fertilizer.

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Thornberry’s brags unsubstantiated

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Tracy Smith

Two weeks ago Congressman Mac Thornberry, who represents a large portion of Wise County, supported bills to overturn regulations that banned states from denying certain funds that would go to health service providers that provide abortions, such as Planned Parenthood.

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Pruitt poor choice to lead EPA

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Coley Smith

I can't express my extreme distress over your vote for EPA Director Scott Pruitt.

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Studying economic inflation

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Economic inflation appears in various patterns over long lengths of time. Such observation came to mind as my current project is composing an autobiography.

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County overlooking road problem

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Tessa Solomon

It is difficult to do the right thing. For many years, Satan has whispered in the ears of our county officials to take the easy way out when spending limited road repair funds.

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Flynn should be investigated

Published Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Tracy A. Smith

It is time to be a patriotic hero for our country. Country first, not party.

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Holiday decor appreciated

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Joy O. Henry

I apologize for the belated "thank you" to all Wise County residents that decorated their homes, yards, fences and even some trees during the holidays.

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Bursting with gratitude

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Estelle Williams

I thought I would share this with you. I live in Illinois and my siblings live out of Wise County.

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Too little, too late

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By J.R. Gold

Wow. I see we got a burn ban on and that is good, but strange that it came only a couple of days after a rain soaker.

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Grateful for dialysis center

Published Saturday, February 4, 2017
By Jeannie Parks

Dialysis is a vital service for those with kidney disease. I wish to express my deep gratitude to Dr. Aamir Zuberi and his staff at the Wise Health System Dialysis Center in Decatur.

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