LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Disturbing gunfire continues

Published Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Gene Bevil

The gunfire continues where I live, within 100 yards of my house and 50 yards from a natural gas storage tank.

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Trump will make America great

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Pete Rivera

I thank the Messenger for inviting the people of Wise County to be able to express their thoughts on the upcoming elections.

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Vote for Akers-Amos

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By Antonio Sustaita

"Voting serves an essential function in the United States. By registering to vote and then casting your ballot in a local, state or national election, you're helping to shape the place in which you live."

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Re-elect Danny White

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By David W. Johnson

What we have here in Wise County is a primary contest for county commissioner, Precinct 1.

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Some Democrats stuck in Dark Ages

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Patricia Wheeler

In response to the views that were printed in the Wise County Messenger, Tracy Smith is one of the most informed people that I know.

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Vote Amos for inclusive, bright future

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Rita Tucker, Jack Tucker, Winford Cash, Lee Foster, Charles Randolph, Margaret Stephens, Kristina Kemp

We, the undersigned, spent a lifetime working to fulfill the Democratic Party's goals and values, long before we became elected precinct chairs for the Wise County Democratic Party.

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Smith is gifted leader

Published Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Carla M. Hardin

I take issue with a recent characterization of Tracy Smith as being driven by ego in performance of her duties as Democratic Party chair.

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Circus comes to Rhome

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Robin Holmes

The council meeting last Thursday was to say the least, a circus act. As usual, the council doesn't listen to the people of Rhome.

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Kindness appreciated

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Rev. Anthony Hiatt

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, three of us were outside the Starbucks in Decatur to offer "Ashes to Go" to those wishing to start the Lenten season but who were unable to get to their church to receive ashes.

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Smith knowledgeable leader

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Laci Raley

I am proud to offer my endorsement for the re-election of the Wise County Democratic Party chair, Tracy A. Smith.

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Vote Amos to unite party

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Alice Cash

Please vote for Janet Akers-Amos for Wise County Democratic chair so we can once again have meetings as we did until a year ago when Ms. Smith got angry at some people and stopped having them.

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Smith’s ego destroying party

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Lee Foster

In response to Charles Fennell and Lena Wells, I can say that they are easily impressed about the Wise County Democratic chair.

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Re-elect Smith to lead party

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By KJ Lowry

We have a hotly contested Democratic race in this primary election. It is for the Wise County Democratic Party chair.

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Vote Amos for party chair

Published Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Rita Tucker

Vote Janet Akers-Amos for the Wise County Democratic Party chair.

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Vote Smith for party chair

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Don Drain

I am a lifelong Democrat, and I know what it takes to lead and run a party whether it's a precinct or a county party.

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Questioning information source

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Naomi Batis

A reply to Diane Hughes' letter in the Feb. 10 edition of the Messenger about Ted Cruz being eligible to run for president.

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Hospital staff showed kindness

Published Saturday, February 13, 2016
By Ruby Partin

My heartfelt thank you goes to each person who touched my life while I was a patient at Wise Health System in Decatur.

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Don’t close the door on Cruz

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Diane Hughes

I wholeheartedly disagree with the letter submitted by Naomi Bates in regard to Ted Cruz's citizenship.

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Council acts in best interest of city

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Deborah BeCraft

The council did not vote on the resolution to adopt the tax rollback, not from disrespect for citizens, but because it was not in the best interest of the city, period.

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Wise Democrats = Tracy Smith

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Lena Wells

When I think of the Wise County Democratic Party, the next name that comes to mind that I associate with Democrats of Wise County is Tracy Smith.

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