NOW HEAR THIS: Celebrating our independence
Many of you reading today’s paper will not remember that today is the anniversary of one of boldest steps ever taken by the people of Texas – declaring our independence from Mexico under the centralist military dictatorial rule of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Special Roos make Weatherford proud
The Weatherford Special Roos, composed of special education students, and an equal number of students with no handicap problems, competed in the National Special Olympics Bowling Tournament at Reno, Nev., this past week.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Barnwell, Johnson receive writers' support
I applaud Parker County Treasurer Jenny Barnwell for her efforts to increase the county’s revenue, as evidenced by her recent proposal to commissioners’ court.
NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: Living words upon our hearts
As the primary elections approach, I feel like I’m awash in endless, irrational political rhetoric and have turned a deaf-ear to it all. In contrast, as I celebrated Presidents’ Day last week, the poetry of Emily Dickinson reminded me of the staying power of our nation’s most important words:
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: JP4 candidates Johnson, Suchocki backed
I would like to express my support for re-election of Judge Lynn Marie Johnson as Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Candidates receive write-in support
Readers write in their support for candidates in the March 4 primary elections.
NOW HEAR THIS: Water worries, woes and waste
Growing up as a product of the “1950’s Drought of Record,” I suppose I may have become overly sensitive to the issue of water availability and times of drought. Perhaps I am suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder incurred from lack of rainfall, resultant crop failures and hard times. This was the time that defined the “pore farm.”
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: No-smoking ban should include all workplaces
I am writing as a concerned citizen and a volunteer of the American Heart Association. I am voicing my support for a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance that would cover ALL employees in any worksite in Weatherford.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Tired of Republican ‘propaganda’
Dear Editor: I want to express my disgust for some of these Republican candidates, and their misrepresentation in commercials on TV.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Writer backs Suchocki for Pct. 4 JP
Bernard Suchocki is running for Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 in the March 4 election.
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