• Letter to the Editor

    Wet/dry ‘passion’ not equal to energy expended upon taxes Dear editor: I sure wish everyone with all the passion about the wet/dry issue would have paid more attention and energy to the taxes they have voted for. All of a sudden people are finally waking …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Dear editor: We’re past the 15-year anniversary for UACCB and there’s little debate on its success, especially if “doing good” is the measure. We all “feel good” about the really big buildings to hold parties and small concerts. We “feel good” helping lower-income/achieving younger folk …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Go to the Preller Exhibit Dear Editor: Batesville is the lucky host to a fascinating exhibit. If your readers have not seen the Preller Exhibit at the Old Independence Regional Museum, then the time is now. We have little more than a week before this …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Grandson achieves success thanks to efforts of many Dear editor: I am writing this letter to thank the Batesville School District. I have raised my grandson from first grade and he graduated high school May 16. He began Eagle Mountain elementary school, where Mrs. Pat …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Editor’s Note: A group of Boy Scouts recently wrote letters to the editor during Beth Bruce’s Communications class at Merit Badge University, held recently at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Below are the letters that were submitted.   Dear editor: Boy Scouts …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    ‘Difference’ matters When asked about the terrorist attack against our embassy in Benghazi, Mrs. Clinton’s reply was, “What difference, at this point, does it make?” In my humble opinion, it makes all the difference in the world. We can illustrate that by applying the same …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Lower taxes instead of raising wages Once again we are hearing about a higher minimum wage. But, basic economics shows that raising the minimum wage is nothing but a feel-good Band-Aid on a festering problem. The strength of any wage is its buying power. In …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Proud to be from Batesville Dear editor: Congratulations to the citizens of Batesville who voted for the improvements to the North Complex. What an awesome weekend for the Kinsler Classic NIT youth tournament (May 2-3). Hundreds of ball players, parents, grandparents, family and friends were …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Surely, she can’t be serious Dear Editor: I read Tina Dupuy’s proposal on ending slavery in the May 6, 2014 edition of the Batesville Guard. It was one of those things that you think to yourself, “Surely, she is not serious.” But she was and …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    People make their own choices Dear editor: I am responding to a letter in last Friday’s May 2, 2014, Daily Guard written by Carolyn R. Jones. Ms. Jones tells us that at one point in her life she abused drugs and alcohol. She has since …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Green energy With all of the talk of climate change, I can certainly understand why people would look for green forms of energy. It just never occurred to me that the green energy they were looking for was Soylent Green. In case you’ve never seen …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Prohibition does not work in America Dear editor: I am a native of Independence County and have spent the past 15 years living in my home community. However, the majority of my professional career has been devoted to the study and treatment of addictive disorders. …

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