OUR OPINIONS

All Around Wise: Use the force – vote


Published Saturday, April 20, 2019 | By Richard Greene

It's election season again. I know it doesn't seem that long ago that we were at the polls picking out a senator, governor and deciding on annexation rights.

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OUR OPINIONS

All the Wiser: Glass from the past


Published Saturday, April 20, 2019 | By Joy Burgess-Carrico

Annette Craze Stephens asked via Facebook: "What about Decatur Glass Company?" There's a lot about that. There's the actual company.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Sidewalk plan needed

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Randall O. Watson

There is no real plan for a side walk system in the developed areas of the city of Decatur.

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Time to clean up

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Joe Lambert

Cheers to whomever owns the lot at West Hale and South Trenchard streets in Decatur for tearing down the house and cleaning up the mess that renters had left.

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Make an educated vote

Published Saturday, April 20, 2019
By Shannon Johnson

We have had wonderful success with our athletic teams, extra-curricular activities, UIL competitions, band, ag, CTE, and multiple other areas in DISD.

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Silent Spring

Published Saturday, March 16, 2019
By Ken Hughes

When I was a youngster, I remember reveling in the spring season. I remember songbirds everywhere in uncountable numbers and hundreds of flying insects circling porch lights or streetlights and impacting on car windshields.

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Officials err in release of list

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Janet Akers-Amos

Purging the voter rolls of naturalized citizens is one way to stay in power, but a more ethical approach would be to offer policies and ideas that appeal to younger voters, naturalized voters and other voters who are not happy with slave wages, skyrocketing healthcare costs, and ridiculously high property taxes.

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DISD needs better communication

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Lance Sears

After moving cross country several times, my wife and I settled in this area back in 2012. Having three children (and added another since being here), we were very excited about the statistics and programs Decatur ISD offered.

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