LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Gay marriage not in God’s plan

Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015
By David Goodwin

As I read Mr. Alford's lengthy article, "Gay marriage no concern," I feel that someone should respond.

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Chico trustee explains vote on bond issue

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By W.E. "Bill" Hand

I feel as an elected member of the board of trustees of Chico Independent School District, I should explain why I voted as I did, against the bond election that is going to be presented to you, the voters.

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Open letter to ISIS

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Mark K. Jadrych

So, you thought that by burning the young Jordanian pilot alive you would deny him paradise and his 72 virgins.

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More guns would make Texas safer

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Brian Bernardo

I read the article in the Messenger today ("More guns make no one safer," Bob Buckel, Jan. 31). Then I reread it.

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Decatur bond issue: Believe in our schools

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Jackie Brown

You may have heard that Decatur ISD is putting together a proposal for a bond election.

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Open carry not a problem out in the west

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Robert Shaffer

I grew up in Southern California and was also in law enforcement. In them old days it was legal to carry a sidearm in open view... until about 1967, when a group of radical Black Panthers visited the state capitol legally carrying shotguns, rifles and sidearms.

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Agrees with officer in shooting

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Dale Burchfield

On one point Mr. Buckel ("More guns make no one safer," Messenger, Jan. 31, 2015) and I agree.

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Power to the people, not the politicians

Published Saturday, January 31, 2015
By Eddie R. Dunlap

Oft op-ed contributor Lee Hamilton exposed his true roots in his recent spin in the Wise County Messenger.

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Thanks for celebrating a century

Published Saturday, January 31, 2015
By Ruby Partin

Many thanks to every person who contributed in any way to my 100th birthday celebration.

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Act of kindness appreciated

Published Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Carol Smith

I just wanted to let you know about the honesty and kindness of one of your residents.

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DISD: separate ‘wants’ from ‘needs’ in bond

Published Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Tad Billmire

Well, here we go again, Decatur ISD taxpayers. You better grab hold of your wallet because the superintendent and school board are coming after your cash to pay for unneeded "stuff."

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Asset forfeiture program limited

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By Rusty White

Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced a new policy that will greatly restrict the ability of state and local police forces to use federal law to seize goods without charging an individual with a crime.

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Concerns about proposed DISD bond election

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By D. Bart Tonroy

I submit this relating to items to be considered for inclusion in Decatur ISD's May 2015 proposed bond election.

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Progressivism and compromise

Published Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By Eddie R. Dunlap

A new Congress taking the helm for the United States of America is set to take on an almost impossible task.

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Thanks for help after fire

Published Saturday, January 17, 2015
By Charles Montgomery

Thank you to all who helped me recover from the fire that destroyed my home the morning of Jan. 4.

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Bring back the nose rag

Published Saturday, January 17, 2015
By Laura Brewer

I wonder if anyone remembers nose rags - used in pre-Kleenex tissue days, at least by our family.

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Ode to Ice Bowl II

Published Saturday, January 17, 2015
By Dale Burchfield

It was a cold and dreary day, The fans were on their feet, As old Romo called the play

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Elections have consequences

Published Wednesday, January 14, 2015
By Tracy Smith

I have been cautious this year in finding my New Year's resolution. I decided, why force the issue on Jan. 1?

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A cruel Christmas present

Published Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Ronald Silhan and family

This is for the person who shot my dog on Dec. 27, close to my home on Texas 101 near Chico.

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Merry Christmas, really?

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Rusty White

As a citizen seeking honesty, fairness, truth and understanding, I have a question for those claiming to be of faith.

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