LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Teacher thanks community for support

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Teresa Powell

As I am retiring this year from Decatur High School, I wanted to say it has been my pleasure and honor to serve this community for the past 17 years.

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‘Big gambling bust?’ Really?

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Rusty White

Once again the taxpayers pay for another dog-and-pony show. Why? Who and how many were the "numerous" complaints filed? Who was harmed, and where are the victims of this crime?

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T-shirts prompt wonderful response

Published Saturday, May 3, 2014
By Trent, Misty, Bryson, and Blake Morrow

My seventh grade son is a member of the Bridgeport Middle School Student council. The Student Council started a program where on Fridays everyone wears R.E.D. shirts - which stands for Remember Everyone Deployed.

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Hope thieves find another livelihood

Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Grace Turlington

I would like to acknowledge all the people who have been so helpful to me for the last 25 to 30 years, if not longer - especially at the house that was on the corner of 511 Proctor and Pecan in Alvord, which was used as a storage house for 25 to 30 years.

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Stronger regulations needed in wake of West

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Tracy A. Smith

The preliminary report has been released by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board on the West fertilizer plant explosion last April.

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Another one sacrificed to the ‘drug war’

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By Rusty White

Re: "Jury delivers guilty verdict in drug case:" Why are we, the taxpayers, being forced to pay for supposed crimes where there are no victims or violence in a citizen's actions and/or private and personal choices?

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Disappointed in superintendent’s response

Published Saturday, April 5, 2014
By Vic Czerniak

I just finished reading the Wednesday edition of the Messenger. Mr. Branum sought legal counsel for direction on a tie vote in which the renewal of the athletic director's contract did not receive a majority and thus did not pass.

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Who vandalized babies’ graves?

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Emily Haynes Talley

Jeers to whomever chose to vandalize the Preskitt Cemetery, and cheers to the Wise County Sheriff's deputy who patrols this area for letting us know.

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Calling for changes in Alvord ISD

Published Saturday, March 22, 2014
By Matthew Dunn

The town of Alvord has had enough.

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About to give up on Lent

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Irene Wilson

March 5 wasn't just another day in the countdown to spring break, it was Ash Wednesday, observed mostly by Roman Catholics, which I'm not - but I always give up something for Lent.

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Looking for honesty and common sense

Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Rusty White

Ten years after decriminalization, drug abuse is down by half in Portugal.

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Thanks for kindness, help on the road

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Carol and Keith Dowdy

We just wanted to give a heartfelt thank you for the wonderful EMS that we have in Wise County.

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Thanks for those who still care

Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
By Joe Lambert

This past Sunday I went to visit a friend who is staying at The Hills Nursing Home. If you have visited there, you know the entryway or foyer is the gathering room for visits.

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Support Manning and Clark

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Megan Adams

As we start the process of early voting and selecting the next round of leadership to guide our county, I wanted to take a moment and recognize individuals who have thoroughly impressed me and have gotten me excited about the future.

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Missing money rumors not true

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By W.E. "Bill" Hand

To the citizens living within the boundaries of the Chico Independent School District.

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Vote Clark for county judge

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Clint Mercer

I believe in J.D. Clark, and I believe J.D. Clark is the right choice for county judge.

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Manning a great choice for district clerk

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By V.J. "Vic" Czerniak

I would like to publicly endorse Mrs. Callie Watts Manning in her bid for the position of Wise County district clerk.

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Endorsements for GOP primary

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By David W. Johnson

For the most part, the Democratic Party remains politically dead in Wise County. That's why the Republican primary on March 4 is an extraordinary election event - one that voters should not miss.

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Clark’s success in fundraising no surprise

Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
By Annette and Don Stephens

We're not surprised! A recent front-page article revealed that J.D. Clark's campaign for county judge has raised more money than the other two candidates combined.

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Accept people, but not a cult

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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I am not sure I agree with all Ken Bateman said in complementing your coverage of the Buddhists who have been so successful in America since they arrived, and have built temples and Buddha sculptures in different areas of Texas.

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