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Letters

  • LETTER: Reader disagrees about gun control comments

     To the editor: 

    This is in reference to my friend Ken Begley’s column last week (“NRA: Shooting from the hip”). 

    He has let the horror of the slaughter in Connecticut cloud his logic.

  • LETTER: Kudos to the Family Dollar staff

    Dear editor,
    Today (July 17) the Family Dollar store of Springfield closed.  What I want to say about this is that I believe the ladies who worked there deserve a great deal of credit.  They could have hung their heads, knowing that their jobs would end shortly. Instead, they did not do anything to tarnish their employment records, and they delivered excellent service until the very end.  

  • No loyalty with recent hire

    Dear editor,

  • LETTER: Be aware of male breast cancer

    Dear editor:
    My name is Louise Yates, and I lost my husband, Ronnie, in July 2008 to breast cancer. I have continued to spread awareness in his name and attended all the relays. I have recently written a book of my inspirations, as I walked with Ronnie through his journey. The book has beautiful pictures to go with the writings, and I have sold more than 25 copies so far.

  • LETTER: Anniversary appreciation

    Dear Friends in the tri-county area (Washington, Nelson and Marion):

  • LETTER: An opposing view on warming

    Dear Editor,
    I read your article in The Sun last week with interest and would like to offer a rebuttal to David Whitlock’s conclusions.

    You say that as far as global warming is concerned, the “when” has arrived. I’ve been hearing that exact phrase a lot in the last six weeks, after the president made this latest push. How was this determined?

  • LETTER: Good luck, J.T.

    Dear Editor,

  • LETTER: Info on the 106th

    Dear editor:

    My father, Sgt. Carl C. Hensley, was a member of the 106th Coastal Artillery (Battery C), later the 106th Anti-Aircraft Artillery AW SP. A native of Owen County, he joined the unit in March of 1941 and served throughout the war, being in Munich, Germany at the end of the war.

  • LETTER: Support for the Red Cross

    Dear Editor,
    Please support your Washington County High School students for the spring blood drive!

    Donating is a learned activity. The American Red Cross is a non-profit organization supported by donations; it supplies 40 percent of the blood supply to our country and responds to emergencies and disasters, such as the ice storm in Washington County a few years ago, and most recently to a house fire.

  • LETTER: Outgoing sheriff backs Pinkston

    Dear citizens of Washington County,
    I am retiring after 22 years of law enforcement. I would like to see someone in the sheriff’s office to continue the services I have provided.
    That is why I am supporting Jerry Pinkston as our sheriff of Washington County.

    Jerry began working for the sheriff’s office in 2009 as a court security officer until he was hired as a deputy sheriff in June 2010.