LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Exercise your right to vote

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Tracy Smith

Abraham Lincoln once said, "The ballot is stronger than the bullet."

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Car damaged in lot

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Krista Lewis

Thank you to whomever cratered the front driver's side of my car on April 8 around 3 p.m.

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Pondering BYA trouble

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Adam Smith

There was an [letter] over the weekend about the Boyd Youth Association baseball commissioner being removed for unwritten rules.

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Judge disappoints citizens

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Lena Wells

First off I would like to thank you, Judge Clark, for all your efforts with trying to make sure House Bill 40, co-authored by state legislator Phil King, passes. As you are aware, I am being factious.

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Bond also benefits young students

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Teri Houchin

I am a parent of five young children. Four of the five children are Decatur ISD students. Though it may appear that this bond election, specifically, Proposition No. 2 does not affect my young elementary school children, it most certainly does.

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Turmoil brewing in BYA

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015
By Shirley Peebles

To all parents with children involved in Boyd Youth Association, please read this. There are things going on that I think everyone needs to be aware of.

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HB 40 detrimental to UTGCD

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Tracy Smith

In 2007, more than 78 percent of Wise, Parker, Hood and Montague County voters elected to create the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (UTGCD).

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Bond talk is bunk

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Tad Billmire

Let's talk bond proposals. Buses: I am changing my tune on the need for buses and here is why.

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Praying for dumped puppies

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Larry Anthony Harris

On Thursday March 26, I hear the guard yell out "N-2 Harris," as he passes my living area handing me the Wise County Messenger.

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WCWC perfect site for UIL meet

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Cindy Berry

It is my pleasure to publicly thank the staff at Weatherford College Wise County for allowing us to host our District 8-4A UIL academic meet for the second consecutive year.

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Vote Joiner for Place 5

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Duane Durrett

I would like to take this opportunity to voice my support for Matt Joiner for the Decatur ISD Board of Trustees, Place 5.

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Speak against ‘home rule’ bills

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Don Drain

I am beginning to think that you and the others do not understand how the bills mentioned in Slidell the other night will affect your ability to pass needed laws and ordinances, as well as existing ones.

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Bohn is ‘right’ choice for Place 5

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Amanda B. Cross

As a mother of a young son that will be coming up through the Decatur school system, I would like to express how thankful I am for those individuals that volunteer their time to guide our school district.

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Bond will fund district needs

Published Wednesday, April 15, 2015
By J.E. Carson

My wife, Betty, and I moved to Decatur in 1955 to teach in the Decatur school system.

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Joiner best choice for DISD

Published Wednesday, April 15, 2015
By Dena Silvers

Matt Joiner is a candidate for the Decatur ISD School Board. I am pleased to support him and am grateful to all who are willing to put in the time and effort this position requires.

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Learn about bond, vote ‘yes’

Published Saturday, April 11, 2015
By Chase Chapman

I was born and raised in Decatur, attended grade school, middle school and high school here.

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Joiner for school board

Published Saturday, April 11, 2015
By A. Fred Renfro Jr., DDS

Dr. Matt Joiner and I met a number of years ago at the Decatur Lions club.

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Easter banquet dazzling

Published Wednesday, April 8, 2015
By Dave and Mary Lou Hodgson

We want to thank the Decatur Civic Center for the wonderful Easter banquet.

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Beware of phone scam

Published Saturday, April 4, 2015
By Ethel Martinez

My husband and I almost became victims of a scam the other day.

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Kids deserve the best, vote yes

Published Saturday, April 4, 2015
By Charlotte Fitzgerald

I am writing this letter to encourage voters to go out and support the two propositions for DISD. I am a 1996 graduate of DHS with two very active children in DISD schools.

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