• Letters to the editor: ‘Tax & spend’ quorum court

    Dear Editor: I am writing this letter in response of the impending 5-percent tax that the “tax and spend” Quorum Court is planning for the sale of alcoholic beverages in Independence County without the voters’ approval. Because the court realizes that we are burdened with …

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  • Letters to the editor: Beebe, DHS should increase their math fluency

    Dear Editor: In the July 23, 2012 issue of the Batesville Guard, there were two articles that caught my attention. One article dealt with efforts by the Batesville School District to improve math fluency among the students in the school district. The other dealt with …

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  • Letters to the editor: Faith is important to community

    Dear editor: I would like to thank the Batesville Daily Guard for devoting an entire page each Friday to list the churches in our area. I would also like to say how grateful I am that you provide this service free of charge to all …

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  • Letters to the editor: Closing state park facilities will send tourists elsewhere

    Dear editor: After reading the article “State Capitol Week in Review” that appeared in the Monday, Aug. 6, issue of the Guard, I was very confused. The article said last year’s revenue from the tourism tax topped $12 million. This was on such items as …

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  • Letter to the editor

    Dear Editor, Through the years, I have set things (key, shopping bags, briefcase, etc.) down and walked off, forgetting to pick up the item. For the most part, I’ve been unlucky in retrieving those items. This Sunday my husband and I were leaving Batesville and …

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  • Letters to the editor

    Taking ducks to water Dear editor: My sister and I and many others have suffered along with these unfortunate ducks at Row Lake because someone decided to drain the pond in the worst time of the year. I contacted the mayor’s office and spoke to …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Ballot issues Dear Editor: I wish to comment on the upcoming elections in November.  I see that there are efforts to get a couple of items on the ballot that I am very much against. One item is the legalization of medicinal marijuana, and the …

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  • Letter to the editor

    Put God back in school officials’ hands   Dear editor: This is a statement that was read over the PA system at the football game at Roane Co. High, Kingston, Tenn., by school principal Jody McLoud on Sept. 1, 2000. “It has always been the …

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  • Letter to the editor

    Making music Dear editor: More than 20 young people are taking advantage of their summer fun by spending nine hours a day refueling their passion for playing their stringed instruments. Batesville Symphony League hosts the music camp String Fling in the newly renovated structure owned …

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  • Letter to the editor

    Concern for ducks Dear editor: As a long-standing employee of a local business here in Batesville, also a resident of the county for 40-plus years, I am one that has always brought their children and grandchildren to Row Lake to fish and feed the ducks. …

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  • Letter to the editor

    Creating a better future for children   Dear Editor, The following would be my suggestion on what we can do to help our children have a more successful future: 1) Support local business — Make it more possible for these people to produce better (possibly …

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  • Letter to the editor

    Give Dad thanks Dear editor: On June 17, our country will celebrate Father’s Day. A day most will thank and honor the man who gave life, the man who gave love. It is also a time to thank and honor other special fathers: stepfathers, foster …

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