LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Buddhists: Great example, great coverage

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Ken Bateman

The Messenger's Jan. 29 front-page piece, "The American dream through Buddhist eyes" was very enjoyable.

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How about a compassionate pro-life stand?

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Cathryn Salinger

In response to the "Pro-Life" letter by Ted H. Shaw: You "highly recommend a return to the Bible." I couldn't agree with you more.

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The costs of political correctness

Published Saturday, January 25, 2014
By Eddie R. Dunlap

The events of Sept. 11, 2001 magnified for every citizen of the U.S. a certain loss of innocence from lifestyles and ambivalent attitudes toward the outside world. The sense of superiority of the United States had been seriously shaken by acts of terrorism, the destruction of an American landmark, and the deaths of thousands. The […]

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Let’s clean up Highway 287

Published Saturday, January 25, 2014
By Susan Jones

Highway 287 between Alvord and Decatur looks like a landfill.

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Marching with the pro-life movement

Published Saturday, January 25, 2014
By Ted H. Shaw

Since I could not join thousands in the bitter cold in Washington, D.C., with pen in hand I march on paper. I hope I will get a listening ear.

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Earthquakes: King’s lack of concern is documented

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014
By Tracy Smith

I have been informed that Phil King, because of his service to the oil and gas industry on the Energy Resources Committee, has been named to the new subcommittee to investigate the plague of earthquakes affecting Wise, Parker and Tarrant Counties.

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Family’s story an inspiration to inmates

Published Saturday, January 4, 2014
By Larry Anthony Harris

I have been following the story of Emily and Clayton Palmer "Chasing a Miracle," from day one - the story of a mother's love for her child and her faith in God to save little Clayton's life.

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RRC’s dog-and-pony show has no answers

Published Saturday, January 4, 2014
By Tracy A. Smith

I attended the big town hall with the Railroad Commission on Jan. 2 in Azle.

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Resolutions for 2014

Published Saturday, January 4, 2014
By Irene Wilson

With a firm determination to make some changes, I'm going to make some resolutions. I always do.

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Pick a statesman for county judge

Published Wednesday, January 1, 2014
By Annette and Don Stephens

The New Year is upon us, and with it, great changes appear on the horizon for those of us in Wise County.

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Focus on unfortunate, not felons

Published Wednesday, January 1, 2014
By Jim Inman

As a new subscriber to the Wise County Messenger, I am extremely disappointed by Brandon Evans's story regarding repeat criminal Joey South.

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Still trying to find the Spirit of Christmas

Published Saturday, December 28, 2013
By John and Kandra Morris

I applied for the Spirit of Christmas and was accepted to receive a voucher to shop at Wal-Mart.

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It’s Christmas! What’s better than that?

Published Saturday, December 21, 2013
By Charles Randolph

I love Christmas. It's truly one time of the year that as general practice people open their hearts, their pocketbooks and whatever they have to help fellow worldly travelers on this small insignificant rock sailing through the sea of infinite stars.

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Hoping for justice for drunk driver

Published Saturday, December 21, 2013
By Linda Goodwin

I was just reading the story in this week's paper about the young man who ran over and killed four people.

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‘Messiah’ a wonderful Christmas experience

Published Wednesday, December 18, 2013
By Barbara Swan

The citizens of Wise County were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime experience Dec. 15. In the beautifully decorated sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church in Decatur, the Denton Bach Players and the Wise County Chorale performed "The Messiah, Part 1" and instrumental music for the Christmas season.

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Ag facility would be $ well-spent

Published Wednesday, December 11, 2013
By Ricky Stutt

A recent article in the Messenger stated that the Decatur High School Ag program was in need of more room to house more animal projects, at the cost of more than $700,000.

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U.S. looking like Germany in its last days

Published Wednesday, December 11, 2013
By Ted H. Shaw

I have, with great interest, studied closely some books by German authors that in detail stated the facts and explained the conditions in Germany post-World War I, the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler, the Nazi party (National Socialism) and the end of World War II, which led to Hitler taking his own life as a coward in an underground bunker.

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How do you judge a town?

Published Wednesday, December 4, 2013
By Bobby Coggin

I am a lifetime resident of Bowie for 50-plus years. Was I a good citizen? Not so much. Have I changed? Yes.

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Christmas decoration is meaningful

Published Saturday, November 23, 2013
By Anne Sollee

To the company located at the corner of U.S. 287 South and Farm Road 2264 that hangs the Christmas star each year:

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Experience Works Inc. helps seniors

Published Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By Amanda White

With the fast-approaching holidays, our thoughts turn to our children and grandchildren, and rightly so, but seniors need to be remembered, too.

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