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Letters to Editor

  • Readers Write – Thanking Angels

    by - Feb 8, 2015
    It was Wednesday, October 8, 2014. I had just picked up my dog, Vinnie, from the Pooch Parlor. I said, “We’re almost home, Vin” as I slowed to make a right turn onto our lane off...
  • Readers Write – Hats off to Eric Brand

    by - Feb 1, 2015
    Letter to the Editor: Hats off to Eric Brand for bringing attention to the City Council what they should have already known concerning what the City ordinance states about trash wheelers. I am very happy that...
  • Readers Write – Pillar in Greenville

    by - Jan 18, 2015
    Dear Editor: If your readers are as disappointed as I am that J.C. Penney Co. has announced they will close our Greenville store I encourage each of them to express their feelings as I am doing...
  • Reader’s Write – Why Medicaid Expansion?

    by - Jan 18, 2015
    Due to my involvement with health care, I have heard many uplifting stories that show me the positive impact of having health insurance.  Many of Darke County’s uninsured residents have just recently been able to enroll...
  • Readers Write – Mitten Tree Thank You

    by - Jan 11, 2015
    Dear friends, Thanks to the generous spirit of the people of our community, the Fish Mitten Tree has once again provided mittens and gloves to warm the hands and hearts of children enrolled in Darke County...
  • Readers Write – Eliminating Trash Bags

    by - Jan 4, 2015
    I would like to inform the public that Rumpke Waste Management is considering eliminating the white trash bags. If the bags are no longer available, the individuals who use these bags will be required to put...
  • Readers Write – Two Weeks ‘Till Christmas

    by - Dec 21, 2014
    Two weeks ‘till Christmas. Darke County is a buzz. I run hither and tither, a bit frantic because… “There’s not much time left!” My brain says to my feet. “To the mall… come on, we’ll take...
  • Readers Write – Uphold the Constitution

    by - Dec 21, 2014
    Dear readers of The Early Bird, We have entered into the holiday season, which gives us cause to think about our blessings and the joys of family celebrations. It also gives us an opportunity to reflect...
  • Readers Write – Weepers

    by - Dec 21, 2014
    Hi, all! I mean no disrespect to Don Wright – owner of the racehorse “Weeper of the House.” I mean no disrespect to John Boehner. I’ve heard people make fun of John (Boehner) for crying –...
  • Readers Write – What in the World is Happening

    by - Dec 7, 2014
    These past few months everybody seems to be demonstrating about something and the troublesome part of all this unrest is supposedly a race issue. Well I have a different opinion. I think the troublesome part is...
  • Readers Write – Keeping the 1st Amendment Alive

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    Dear Editor, I have been reading the on-line edition of the Early Bird for several months now as a convenient way to follow hometown news as well as my brother Paul’s editorial cartoons featured every week...
  • Readers Write – Thanking Voters

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    I would like to thank the voters of the Ansonia Local School District for renewing our 1% income tax levy.  The Ansonia Board of Education, administration, and staff are thankful for the support and confidence the...
  • Readers Write – Another Point of View

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    I would like to address a recent topic about bias and give another point of view. Liberal = of, pertaining to, based on, or advocating liberalism, especially the freedom of the individual and governmental guarantees of...
  • Readers Write – Disrespectful Cartoon

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    As an African-American resident of Darke County, I found the cartoon drawn by Mr. Ackley on 10-26-14 to be extremely disrespectful and borderline racist. I was reading the newspaper and my 10 year old asked me...
  • Readers Write – Great Open House

    by - Nov 3, 2014
    I am writing this letter to say how much my husband I enjoyed the Kroger open house. There was a lot of good food and a lot of really nice prizes being given away. I know...
  • Readers Write – CAUV dis-information

    by - Nov 2, 2014
    There has been a lot of talk lately about the increases in farm property tax due to the recent re-calculation of the CAUV formula. No one was complaining the past few years of record high crop...
  • Readers Write – Disrespectful and Bias

    by - Nov 2, 2014
    Dear Editor, Although Mr. Ackley, your cartoonist, may think his cartoons are clever and funny, I find his repeated attacks on President Obama and other democratic servants to be very disrespectful and bias.  It is obvious...
  • Readers Write – Support for Gillis

    by - Oct 26, 2014
    Dear Editor: This letter is to urge support for the election of Dee Gillis to the State Senate in the 5th District of Ohio.  The areas covered in Darke County are nine townships to the east...
  • Readers Write – Ansonia Levy Information

    by - Oct 26, 2014
    Ansonia Local Schools will have their 1% Income Tax Renewal on the ballot November 4, 2014.  The income tax levy is a renewal and WILL NOT be an increase in current taxes. The levy generates approximately...
  • Readers Write – Tolerance no basis for homosexuality

    by - Oct 26, 2014
    Editor: Many in our country, especially youth, have accepted homosexuality as normal, because the standards for living have changed. Tolerance has replaced truth as the plumb line for determining right from wrong. Youth have been taught...

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