LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Elections promise bright future

Published Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Robin Holmes

I'm looking forward to elections for mayor and council. This poor town of Rhome is plagued with the stigma of not caring about the citizens, and it has to stop.

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Why Christians oppose homosexuality

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Karen Flesher

People who support homosexuality know that Christians do not, but I have learned that some supporters do not know why Christians are opposed.

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Voters: check your facts

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Thanks for allowing me to serve the city of Rhome for the past eight years. You may not always have agreed with me, but I did what I felt was best for the city.

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County to feel our pain

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Steve Misner

No sympathy. Ha, ha, ha, Wise County, income down almost 30 percent this year - welcome to our world.

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Marqee brings back memories

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Joe Lambert

I would like to give a "tip of the hat" to Mr. Mark Moran for his work around the Decatur Square, especially the recently installed Majestic Movie marquee.

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Vowing to fly Confederate flag

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Gene Bevil

When I moved to Wise County 15 years ago, I never would have believed I would be having this kind of problem. It's for much more urban areas like Denton or Dallas.

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Politicians’ criticism = good reporting

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Ken Bateman

I write to praise the Messenger and urge its readers to value the unique excellence of your paper.

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Citizens’ rights denied

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Patricia Mitchell

I addressed the Rhome City Council last week regarding "conflict of interest, public disclosure and the appearance of impropriety."

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Mayor at fault

Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Yes, the Messenger article was correct ("Rhome Council member walks out: Citizens give heated critique of officials," published March 26, 2016).

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City plagued by poor management

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Patricia Mitchell

In the coming weeks, you will hear one city council candidate or another speak of "growth" and "prosperity," but nothing has changed.

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City government ignores policy violations

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By David Wilson

On several occasions our city council and mayor have met in executive session to discuss the actions and behavior of our police chief. They met again Monday night to discuss the problems surrounding our controversial chief.

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Care about your town

Published Saturday, March 19, 2016
By Kemp Akeman

Apparently many citizens of Rhome were not aware of the strong disagreements between a council that consistently votes 4-0 against what a strong contingent of citizens request for consideration, including when the tax rollback was approved but snubbed by current council members.

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Rumors rampant in Rhome

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Deborah BeCraft

Please think! Could it be a very large chunk of the legal budget was spent on investigating the police chief and council by the mayor at the start of her term, never sharing the results with the council so they could act?

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Council blindly follows Davis’ lead

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016
By Sam Eason

The Rhome City Council has hitched their collective wagon to the Brandon Shawn Davis horse.

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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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