LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Best choice is Trump

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Virginia Cox

Mr. Eaton: on your opinion, published in the Oct. 19 edition of the Messenger, I believe you are trying to make a last push with a different angle for Hillary.

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Multiple offices at stake

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

It was my delight and honor to see you give reference to my name in an Oct. 19 column ("Choices this November leave voters in a quandary") about always casting a vote on election days! Thank you for that!

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Easy decision for Christians

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Marc Moore

Sixty-six percent of Americans agree that the country is headed in the wrong direction. Seventy-five percent of Americans call themselves Christians, the smallest number since the country was founded.

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Explore the Democratic options

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Jim Stegall

I appreciate your publisher's philosophy: "vote the person, not the party," published on the Oct. 19 Messenger Opinion page.

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Democrats have work to do

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By Corrie Lloyd

To my fellow Democratic Party members in response to the recent behavior of Janet Akers-Amos, Wise County Democratic Party Chair:

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Choosing between tyranny and charity

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016
By Eddie Dunlap

The presidential candidate at the top of the ticket doesn't really matter; the ideology behind the person determines the most likely path of governance for a minimum of four years.

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Don’t neglect your duty

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016
By D.A. Sharpe

Brian Knox's "Think twice about sitting out the election" column was right on target about how important it is for every eligible adult to be registered and to cast their vote in all elections.

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Is Kaepernik all talk?

Published Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Linda Goodwin

When I read Racey Burden's column, "Practice empathy instead of passing judgment" concerning Colin Kaepernik, immediately I felt she was misguided.

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See You at the Pole holds special significance

Published Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Irene Wilson

See You at the Pole ... it's always a special day.

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Property taxes too high for residents

Published Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Maritha Gan

Looking at what's happened in the last few weeks alone...

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Horrified to see kittens dumped

Published Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By Susan Jones

I was behind you at the traffic light at McDonald's when the back door opened and you dropped two kittens out of your car - one gray one and one yellow one.

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Straight from the heart

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Denny Deady

Dreams do come true and yes, as the song says, there are angels among us.

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Stranded but not stuck

Published Saturday, September 17, 2016
By Sue and Randy Howerton

On Aug. 24-25, my husband and I were in town to pick up a piece of heavy shop equipment when we found we needed an emergency truck repair.

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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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