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Grateful for their honesty

Published Saturday, October 26, 2013
By Heather Redder

I would like to give my heartfelt gratitude to the person who turned my mother's purse in to the Decatur Wal-Mart after it had been left in a shopping cart.

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Urges Rhome residents to stand up

Published Saturday, October 5, 2013
By Dee Romine

On Sept. 12, the city council of Rhome decided that the lives of its residents are not even worth $35,000 a year, when they voted to eliminate the paid first responder position.

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Story on young men inspirational

Published Saturday, October 5, 2013
By Connie Graham

The Wise County Messenger ran a wonderful article about the unselfish heroics of Garrett Self from Tioga and Jose Zuniga of Slidell.

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Appreciates city for street, water work

Published Saturday, October 5, 2013
By Trey Hawkins

On behalf of the businesses on Main Street and the people of Decatur, I would like to thank the city of Decatur for replacing our Main Street water lines and repaving the street.

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Open letter to the president, Senate, and Congress

Published Saturday, October 5, 2013
By Eddie R. Dunlap

American citizens as a whole are relearning many of the rights our founders recognized within the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.

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Expect more of public officials

Published Saturday, September 28, 2013
By David Stewart

It is a real shame that an elected official can be let off with just a slap on the wrist when he steals from the taxpayers that put him in the office.

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Thankful for the Second Amendment

Published Wednesday, September 25, 2013
By Tommy Tilson

I am a Boy Scout with Decatur Troop 121, and I am currently working on my communications merit badge.

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Thanks for the training

Published Saturday, September 21, 2013
By Claudia Cannon

On Thursday night, Sept. 19, there were about 30 of us women who gathered together to learn awareness and self-protection.

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Decision will hurt Rhome residents

Published Wednesday, September 18, 2013
By T.P. Mallory

On Thursday, Sept. 13, the mighty city council voted to do away with the paid first responder position in the city of Rhome. This decision affects not only our city but our entire community.

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Thanks to the Wise County Sheriff’s Office

Published Wednesday, September 18, 2013
By Walt Partin

Earlier this year one of our employees locked her keys in her car.

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School zone is there to protect precious lives

Published Saturday, September 14, 2013
By Dan Williams

We live across the street from the sixth grade campus that is on Eagle Drive.

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Project to provide seniors free computers

Published Saturday, September 14, 2013
By Debra Parker

Thanks to the hard work of an extremely talented, generous and ambitious lady, Mrs. Pamela Brown, we at the Decatur Senior Citizen Center (a nonprofit organization) are in the wonderful position to be able to offer completely free a computer to any Wise County senior citizen who wishes to own one but cannot afford it.

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Notice to Taco Casa customers

Published Wednesday, September 11, 2013
By Joe Tison

We have been notified recently of security breaches to customers' debit cards at the Decatur Taco Casa sometime during the week of Aug. 25-31.

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Appreciation for caring doctor

Published Wednesday, September 11, 2013
By Donna Groves

In the past several years my husband and I have had to seek medical treatment for everything from minor checkups to automobile accidents to major surgery.

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Penalties too light for ‘sex trade’ crime

Published Saturday, August 10, 2013
By Shannon Hood

This is in response to "Teen forced into sex trade" in the Aug. 3, 2013, issue of the Messenger.

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Law on immigration is clear

Published Saturday, August 10, 2013
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Several days were required for my initial reaction to mellow before responding to Kristen Ford's "United We Dream" guest editorial.

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Reps not upholding Constitution

Published Saturday, July 27, 2013
By W. Calvin Fields, III, Ph.D.

In the Constitution of the United States, the Bill of Rights, Amendment IV states, "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue but upon probable cause supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized."

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Appreciates WCSO’s work in Newark

Published Wednesday, July 24, 2013
By Citizens of Newark

We would like to congratulate Sheriff David Walker and all of his deputies for the great job they are doing in the Newark area.

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Dedication a moment of sweet harmony

Published Wednesday, July 24, 2013
By Annette Stephens

I attended the dedication of the Texas Historical Marker at St. John Baptist Church after reading your article last week.

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An immigrant’s view

Published Wednesday, July 17, 2013
By Rachel E. Gasperson

It doesn't seem long ago that I, too, came here as an immigrant. My parents brought me as a child, and I will always be grateful to them for the opportunity they bestowed on me.

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