LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Parade schedule balances spirit, resources

Published Saturday, October 17, 2015
By Rod Townsend

The administrative offices of Decatur ISD read Kristen Tribe's call for a yearly homecoming parade with surprise and chagrin.

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Participation appreciated

Published Wednesday, October 7, 2015
By Cliff Dudley

The veterans of the Wise County Veterans Group wish to extend our sincerest thanks and appreciation to all who made our Patriot Day celebration and grand opening of our Wise County Memorial Museum: The Forgotten Wars on Sept. 11 in Bridgeport such a huge success.

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Marijuana ‘facts’ not supported

Published Wednesday, October 7, 2015
By Rusty White

Can you provide any documented evidence to support your assumption that marijuana use has the same downfalls as the over-use of alcohol?

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Citizens form group to promote change

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015
By Sam Eason

A new wind is blowing. I know everyone is tired of the crazy stories coming out of Rhome.

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Marijuana leads to destruction

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015
By Tad Billmire

After all the blood, carnage and death on our highways, the destruction of property, loss of productivity in the workplace, the destruction of lives, families and marriages etc., all caused by the legal intoxicant called alcohol, why in the world would we want to legalize another intoxicant?

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Beware of well registration

Published Saturday, September 19, 2015
By Maritha Gan

Recently, the Messenger carried a half-page ad from the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District to citizens in Hood, Montague, Parker and Wise counties urging them to "protect your water" by registering your water well.

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Pot busts rob citizens

Published Saturday, September 19, 2015
By Rusty White

News flash: 10-pound pot bust. Really?

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Rhome officials bully citizens

Published Wednesday, September 16, 2015
By Robin Holmes

At the Sept. 1 Rhome City Council meeting, Mr. Moore's almost tearful speech, along with Ms. Wilson's speech talking about wanting diversity and to hear from the people was almost heartfelt.

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Abortion affects multiple generations

Published Saturday, September 12, 2015
By Diane Hughes

When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby, my son, and a few years later with my daughter, I was so excited about having a baby. I remember the first time I felt my babies move and how much I treasured each moment.

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Grateful for returned wallet

Published Saturday, September 12, 2015
By Elizabeth Brister

Last Monday I was in Decatur with my daughters, purchasing feed at Tractor Supply. I accidentally left my wallet in the buggy and drove away.

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WWII plane to fly over Wise

Published Saturday, September 5, 2015
By Sally Luxton

Does the sight of a World War II warbird give you goose bumps? Well, your chance to see one will be Friday, Sept. 11, at the grand opening of the Veterans Memorial Museum - The Forgotten Wars.

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Attend museum grand opening

Published Saturday, September 5, 2015
By Andrea Duwe

Wise County Veterans Group has done it once again, creating another top notch memorial honoring our veterans.

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Make Rhome a better town

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Robin Holmes

As a voter and resident of this town, all I can say is, "wow." The obvious hatred, of those who think they own this town, toward the mayor is not only disrespectful, it's shameful.

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Recognize benefits of marijuana

Published Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Cat Lafitte

Here is the petition I just created for Congress: "Schedule I drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.

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College needs 5-cent tax

Published Saturday, August 22, 2015
By Tracy Smith

While we understand the need for the Wise County commissioners court and newly elected County Judge J.D. Clark to politicize his very first $64 million budget ever and adhere to his recent campaign promise to not raise taxes, it is unbelievable he has chosen to throw down the hammer on Weatherford College, over what essentially equates to the price of a Chili's hamburger each year.

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Rhome Council playing games

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Robin Holmes

In Rhome's council meeting Councilwoman Jo Ann Wilson proved her hatred for Mayor Michelle Pittman in front of 40-something people.

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Do Rhome citizens care?

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Kemp Akeman

At the July 30 Rhome City Council meeting, the mayor pro tem commented that they normally only see three to four citizens attend a meeting. All chairs were filled that night in the council chamber, plus additional people were standing.

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Disregard for women disturbing

Published Saturday, August 8, 2015
By Kathleen Lowry

The demeaning, sexist and cruel disregard for women, not just women's rights but simply all women displayed in the Republican debate Thursday night made me wonder whether they even care about the women in their own lives!

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Rhome feud is personal

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Dee Romine

I would like to address the issue going on with the mayor of Rhome, Michelle Pittman. I live in the county of Wise with a Rhome address. There may be some who feel I don’t have the right to speak about this issue. My family of birth and marriage are from Rhome. My mother was […]

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Honor the voters’ choice

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
By Sandy Dougherty

I am in a unique position as I do not live within city limits and cannot vote in city elections, but I do have a Rhome address.

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