• Letters to the Editor

    ‘Majority rules’ doesn’t feel fair Response to Mrs. Margarett Henley, Batesville City Council member: First off, larger cities do not get more government grants than small ones unless they are entitlement cities (metropolitan areas over 50,000 population). They have funding set aside for them. They …

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    Why would anyone want to move to Batesville? Why would any company want to locate in this town of high taxes, high crime, and dictatorial leadership? I have heard numerous comments from people who often drive through Batesville that it is such a beautiful little …

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    Let’s dissolve the animosity and unite communities Letter to the Editor I am writing this letter on behalf of my “YES” vote to the annexation ordinance. Batesville is a wonderful place to live and work and Southside is a wonderful place to live and work. …

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    Annexation plan was ‘hidden’ I have been following the international scene quite extensively lately, mainly the Russian shenanigans with the forced annexation of parts of Ukraine and the blatant ISIS upheaval in the mid east due to financial implications on our economy and security issues, …

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    Dear editor: If Charles R. Fuqua can write a letter and talk about Russia and Vladimir Putin and stuff like that, well, I’m John Taylor and I’m writing this letter about the library getting a new building with better parking space, because the women at …

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    Abuse takes many forms Dear editor: As you know, some NFL football players have been abusing their wives or girlfriends and they wind up taking back their abuser. I don’t care if you play for the NFL or not; you don’t need to put hands on a woman. …

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    Thankful for our country In the United States, we observe Constitution Week during Sept. 17-23 annually to commemorate the Constitutional Convention’s work in drafting the Constitution by which our nation is still governed. The Convention met May 25, 1787, to discuss the provisions to be included in the …

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    Tyranny in action It seems everyone in America thinks Vladimir Putin is a tyrant because he wants to take over the Ukraine. Most of us do not know the history or facts. It was Grand Prince Vladimir of Kiev that was the first Russian ruler …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: To the people of Batesville: The leaders of your town council are using you to do something that actually is legal but is very unethical. The annexation project is nothing but a legal land grab to get the tax money from all the …

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    Wolf at the door Dear editor: The wolf is at the door. Progress is not progress when it infringes on a collective group of people. Did you imagine that anyone would even be talking about having a panel of so-called “experts” deciding who could and …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: I live in Batesville, but I’m not in favor of city council’s using force to get their way. Batesville city leaders remind me of Russia’s Putin by trying to force Southside to annex. Most of Southside residents aren’t allowed to vote and express …

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    I worked at the polls when the renewal of the ¼ cent economic tax was voted on and I heard 2 main reasons expressed by the majority of the voters for the ¼ cent economic tax failing. One reason was the fact that much of …

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