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Letters To The Editor

Teaching Liberals how to laugh

To the editor: When's the last time you've heard a good hearty belly laugh? A genuine laugh right from the gut traveling all the way up to the top of the head? One that shakes the very core of one's being? Not in quite a while, I'll venture. On TV it's the programmed laughter of a claque ...

Senate Bill 3 bad for our communities and children

Senate Bill 3 bad for our communities and children To the editor: Last fall Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected Issue One, which sought to drastically reduce penalties on drug dealers and repeat drug offenders. Senate Bill 3 seeks to use tax dollars to make Ohio lenient on drug dealers and ...

Beaver Local Leo Club offers thanks

To the editor: Beaver Local Leo Club would like to thank Advance Auto Parts for hosting their annual car wash. Their staff provided all of the car wash supplies. In addition, they set up a canopy for shade and a large street sign. Their generosity and kindness tremendously helped the Leos. ...

Friends of Edison Golf Scramble a success

To the editor: The 2019 Friends of Edison Golf Scramble proved to be a rousing success. A total of 115 people gathered at the Spring Hills Golf Club in East Springfield on July 21 for the sole purpose of benefitting the Edison Local School District. Four-person teams had a chance to tee off ...

Vets picnic event should have been rescheduled

Vets picnic event should have been rescheduled To the editor: It is the proper decision to cancel the veteran's picnic event due to unsafe weather conditions for Saturday, July 20, but once again, vets as myself, Vietnam era and vets from any era get pushed to back burner by not ...

Tri-State Chaplaincy encourages support of its services

To the editor: Jesus declared in Matthew 7:7 - Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find:; James 4:2 later stated that 'you have not, because you ask not'. As we consider the directives from those who taught like our Lord and we who are teaching and striving to reach all now, ...

Commissioners should return money to taxpayers

To the editor: In 2016, the Hancock County Animal Shelter Excess Levy account balance had grown to over $365,000. Many county taxpayers believe the commissioners’ desire to gain access to this money motivated them to not renew the shelter contract with the nonprofit that operated it for the ...

Stop crying ‘wolf’ whenever you plain dislike someone

To the editor: When I was a youngster my mother told me a story of the little boy who cried "wolf." Briefly, it tells of a young lad who knew that all the neighbors would come running to the rescue if a wolf should be threatening the flock of lambs each of them had raised. The boy called out ...

A public thanks for neighbors and friends

To the editor: In the winter when the snow is deep and my driveway is blocked, my neighbor Dale Call doesn't hesitate to clear it. Just recently, while trying to get my lawn mower to work, Dale and his wife, Stacie, not only came to fix the mower, but also brought their mower. While Dale was ...

Kind words about a ‘little town’

To the editor: My middle son and I attended the annual Midland Sports Hall of Fame Award Luncheon, July 7th, and as usual Chris Shovlin emceed and was entertaining with his well researched biography of the inductees. The Hall of Fame committee deserves mention for their time and effort in ...