• Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: I live in Batesville but I am very much opposed to the people of Southside being forced into something they don’t want. The Aug. 25 city council meeting was a joke, a farce. Mr. Bryant talked a lot, but did not say much. …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: The ancient story of David and Goliath has a beautiful ending. Unfortunately that’s not how most things turn out. The betting line is in Goliath’s favor. Russia annexed the Crimea because it could. It will likely annex the rest of Ukraine because it …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Why volunteer? I volunteer at the Independence County museum (Old Regional Independence Museum) because I believe the mind is a terrible thing to waste. Like Paul Harvey, I believe the only way to stay healthy and happy when you retire is to do volunteer work …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    A legacy of adversity Dear editor: If it is not about the money … If the leaders of Batesville only want a larger population and are not after the revenues south of the river, then it would be more logical to go along the northern …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Annexation not just about money but loss of freedom Dear Editor: Thank you for the editorial appearing in the Friday, August 22nd issue of the Batesville Guard. The writers of the editorial are right on regarding the tactics being used by Batesville city officials. If …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    A race‘in need’ Dear Editor: The recent police shooting and killing of an unarmed African-American teenager in Missouri and the trial and conviction of the white homeowner in Detroit who shot and killed a young African-American woman have made headlines the past few weeks. There …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Obamacare effect on vet care Dear editor: People have been complaining about Obamacare ruining health care and doctors quitting. It may be affecting vet care also. Today called two vets between Cord and Batesville. First one said could not see a cat till end of …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: I think we are spoiled. We live in the richest country in the world and most of us don’t even know how people in poorer countries have to live. We think something is wrong if we don’t have the newest, the best and …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Our little girl’s world: A story from adoptive parents Dear editor: My daughter has sensory processing disorder. This means her world around her is like a jammed up mess. But to tell anyone that she is a very good girl gets lost if you have …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: We want to share an event that illustrates just why Batesville is such a wonderful place to live. Friday, Aug. 1, was the opening day of Batesville High School’s football practice. After practice 23 hungry football players went to lunch at Mi Ranchito …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Returning to the ‘old school’ Dear Editor: I want to register a few comments about some current events. First, I want to comment about the “humanitarian” crisis happening at our southern border. It is not a “humanitarian” crisis, it is nothing less that a criminal …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editor, I am sick and tired of the constant phone calls! I called the 800 number to join the “Do Not Call List” and I am still bombarded by phone calls. One day alone I received 11 calls on my home phone and another …

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