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Letters to Editor

  • Readers Write – Supporting Renewal

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    As a resident of the Arcanum-Butler Local School District, I offer my support for the “renewal” of the .75% income tax.  Upon the completion of the new school building in 2011, it was suspected that the...
  • Readers Write – Open House a Success

    by - Oct 12, 2014
    On Oct. 5, the City of Greenville Fire Department held a Fire Prevention Open House with the theme “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” Various activities for attendees included guided station tours along...
  • Readers Write – Stuffed down their throats

    by - Sep 29, 2014
    Senate Bill 150 – One of the latest Government regulations stuffed down the farmers throats. This requires us to be educated, certified and licensed (at our expense) to apply fertilizer on our own fields. I suppose...
  • Readers Write – Get it Accurate

    by - Sep 21, 2014
    Dear Editor, Please get accurate history. (Accurate facts are part of your job!) Gen “Mad” Anthony Wayne was good to the Indians and treated them with respect and kept HIS word – unfortunately it was those...
  • Readers Write – Will promises last?

    by - Sep 21, 2014
    The voting is over – the ballots are cast – I wonder how many of man’s promises will last? Someone may ask – “How’s the world treating you?” The only answer I can give is that...
  • Readers Write – Gynecological Cancer Awareness

    by - Sep 21, 2014
    Oh no! Did someone say the “C” word? What is it about Cancer that makes everyone want to run and hide like the person has leprosy or something? We hear so much about cancers these days...
  • Readers Write – Broken Promise

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    In 1970 there was a significant election for Governor that resulted in the Ohio State Income Tax first being passed.  Local real estate property taxes had been escalating due to implementation of the “Park Investment” Supreme...
  • Readers Write – Please Return Cane

    by - Sep 7, 2014
    Dear Editor, What would make a person so mean that they would take someone’s cane? What kind of a society have we become that taking a walking can, even one that was forgotten in a shopping...
  • Readers Write – The Journey Home

    by - Aug 17, 2014
    As Director of Outreach for The Journey Home and a disabled U.S. Army Veteran, I was once homeless battling alcoholism. I now have three years of sobriety. Some little known and appalling facts regarding veterans are...
  • Readers Write – Ag is Cool

    by - Aug 10, 2014
    Agriculture is a staple to the way of life for this county, and we are reminded of that every time we drive down the road and view the seemingly endless fields of corn and soybeans surrounding...
  • Readers Write – Gnashing of Teeth

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    Dear Editor, My high school Civics teacher, Mr. Robert Spiller, helped formulate my belief of American Exceptionalism. Then, at the age of 17, I enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Before my 21st birthday I had visited...
  • Readers Write – Thank You Versailles

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    On behalf of the Versailles Poultry Days Chairmen and Board of Directors, I would like to extend a sincere, “Thank You!” to the numerous volunteers that helped make the 2014 Poultry Days festival a success. I...
  • Readers Write – Supreme Court Decision

    by - Jul 13, 2014
    Dear Editor: I can’t get over how the Dayton Daily Birdcage Liner, other newspapers, and news media cry over the how “Republicans”, when it was a Supreme Court Decision, continue to trample on “Women’s Rights”.  I...
  • Readers Write – Camp is Successful

    by - Jul 13, 2014
    Dear Editor, This year was the 21st consecutive year for the Matt Light Football Camp. The camp is a free two day camp for 8 to 14 year old youths from Greenville, Darke County, and the...
  • Readers Write – Some Words of Encouragement

    by - Jun 29, 2014
    To the many hard-working, courageous people who have  left their homes – whether they be in Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, or any other country on any continent in the world: I offer my best thoughts...
  • Readers Write – Reestablish Nation Under God

    by - Jun 29, 2014
    Dear citizens of Darke County, I do not know if this will be published before the celebration of our Independence on July 4th, but I wanted to share some thoughts with the citizens of our county....
  • Readers Write – Apology for Cemetery

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    This is a public apology to anyone that has loved ones in the Castine Cemetery and to the Butler Township Trustees. We have been taking care of the Butler Township Cemeteries for years now and we...
  • Readers Write – Absolute Truth

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    Dear Editor, Alan M. Dershowitz, the internationally known legal scholar, the night before the Supreme Court heard the Hobby Lobby case, commented that everyone knows that the founders meant by the establishment clause in the 1st...
  • Readers Write – Triple Crown

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    Dear Editor: It is very cruel and unreasonable for us to expect our good horses to race in three grueling races in five weeks!  These horses need time to recover and rebuild after each race.  Some...
  • Readers Write – Kasich and JobsOhio

    by - Jun 9, 2014
    No it’s not a bird…and no it’s not a plane… it’s not Superman either. However, there is something on the rise in Ohio besides the Cleveland superhero, and it’s the number of people in Ohio that...

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