LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Stop the shooting

Published Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Joyce Barker

We live on the west side of U.S. 287 and were the first people to move on our road in 1994.

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Council antics disrespect citizens

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Leeanne Mackowski

Friday evening in Rhome proved to be another performance by the Rhome City Council. The latest scene in the saga was played out to a moderately filled council chamber.

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Gun issue or neighbor dispute?

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Raleigh H. Steed

I read in the Jan. 30 Wise County Messenger where one Kirk Shaw was upset at his neighbor for firing his weapons within the bounds of his own property.

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Gunfire disrupts ‘country’ life

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Gene Paul Bevil

In comment to the Jan. 30 article by Kristen Tribe headlined, "Homeowner seeks to limit gunfire on private property," concerning a complaint by a Mr. Shaw of Springtown.

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Plea for return of stolen cross

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016
By Gail Roberson

I had the opportunity to decorate the public restrooms at Decatur Lowe's Market. I took this task as an opportunity to see what I could gather and create, using a Western theme.

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A call for accountability

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Sam Eason

I have always supported the first amendment. Specifically, the right to free speech should never be infringed, but this letter is biased against voting for the tax rollback.

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Howdy, Wise County

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Gala Woolsey

We here at Viagra Vultures want to inform you what we feel is our pleasure to provide for Wise County.

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Reject the rollback

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Deborah BeCraft

Rhome is having a rollback election. Rhome Forward (RF) made this happen by petition.

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Trust your council members

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Jo Ann Wilson

Hello, Rhome residents. My fellow council members and I deserve your trust for our continued efforts.

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Case for rollback election

Published Saturday, January 2, 2016
By Sam Eason

The need for the tax rollback special election in Rhome is not about the money. It's about trust. We can afford the tax.

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Consider consequences of a rollback

Published Saturday, December 12, 2015
By Deborah BeCraft

From a different point of view, there is a lot of information going around and being printed, some of which is just not true. Let me address a few of these.

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Newark takes care of citizens

Published Saturday, November 28, 2015
By Sherri Taylor

Newark loves! I was not aware that my little hometown loved so much until I moved back.

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WCCA thanks volunteers

Published Saturday, November 28, 2015
By Craig Maroney

Wise County Committee on Aging (WCCA) Inc. hosted a volunteer appreciation dinner Nov. 14.

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Council’s actions are disgusting

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Robin Holmes

It's sad when your elected leaders promise one thing while running for office and then turn around and manipulate the system to fit their needs.

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Doing math for the Rhome rollback

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Dan Sessler

Why does Rhome need a higher tax rate?

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All military roles important

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Daniel Baumgartner

On Nov. 11, I took time to attend the veterans activity at the Wise County Veterans Memorial Park in Decatur.

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Cemetery upkeep clarified

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By Belva Garrett

On Sunday, Nov. 8, FOX4 reporter Zahid Arab reported on a customer complaint against Alvord Cemetery Association Inc., and its seven board members. His report did not shed a favorable light on cemetery volunteers.

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Consider writing your own obituary

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Dwight Albert (D.A.) Sharpe

I'm not dying to do this! Have you written your obituary yet? Most people don't think about the newspaper obituary to be published when they graduate to better things.

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Marijuana legalization is a mistake

Published Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Tad Billmore

I'm not sure what you were bringing up in regard to "minority," "majority" or "alcohol problem," and I never said, nor did I allude to your statement of "everybody who drinks is a drunk."

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Act of kindness appreciated

Published Saturday, October 24, 2015
By Susie Cordell

It is nice to know we have caring and thoughtful people in our community.

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