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Reader disagrees with downtown beautification

Dear Editor, Popular opinion seems to be that the downtown beautification is wonderful. Unfortunately I disagree, at least about the islands. Worse than useless, they are impediments that must be circumvented in order to

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Beautification project should not continue

Dear Editor, I must agree with Irma Terpenning (Letter to the Editor in Thursday's edition] regarding the downtown beautification project. What has been done is probably going to remain but I see no need to go further. The

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Vote for Issue 3 on ballot

Dear Editor, I am writing in support of the proposed constitutional amendment for economic development, which will appear as Issue 3 on the general election ballot in November. I am proud to work with the Searcy

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Come out and celebrate Veterans Day

Dear Editor, On Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., many citizens and veterans will be all around the White County Courthouse as we remember our veterans and celebrate Veterans Day. I do not think many people are aware

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Every vote makes a difference

Dear Editor, The intent of this letter is to encourage every registered voter, believer and non-believer alike, to go to the polls and exercise their God-given right on or prior to Nov. 8. It would be wise to

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Letter to the Editor: Reader challenges Searcy's Beautification Committee

Dear Editor, The purpose of this letter is to request that Searcy's Downtown Beautification Committee park their personal vehicles and those of their families and friends all around the court square (and its

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Theories about global warming

Dear Editor, I do not believe all I hear about climate change or global warming. All that talk about it being man made is often about "greenhouse gases." What is the biggest greenhouse gas of all? It is water

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Program gearing up to help seniors

Dear Editor, I realize that Christmas is just a few weeks away, so I'd like to get started on my mission to get our White County senior citizens adopted for Christmas and have some of their basic needs met.

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History cannot be changed

Dear Editor, I wish to respectfully disagree with Steve Watts' statement (Jan. 15) that the observance of Robert E. Lee's birthday should "go away." Contrary to his statement, it is impossible to remember history

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Letter to the Editor: Stopping practice creates accidents

Dear Editor, As a Searcy resident, I'm concerned about all the accidents that happen in Searcy because some people don't understand the risks of stopping one lane of traffic on four-lane Race street to let a car

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Letter to the Editor: We all need to help keep roads clean

Dear Editor, I am appalled at the litter on our local county and state roadways. Many times, rural trash pickup services do not cover their truck bins as law requires and full trash bags blow out of a bed

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Letter to the Editor: State-of-the-art library will be vital to Searcy

Dear Editor, I consider it a privilege to endorse the building of a new library in Searcy. I come from a family of lifelong readers. My parents Roger and Virginia Williams instilled in me the importance of using

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Letter to the Editor: Story times at library asset to community

Dear Editor, I'm asking that you please notify Searcy residents about the special election to be held on Tuesday, May 9, for a new library facility. I have two young children, ages 2 and 4. We visit our local

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Larry Killough: Library is woefully inadequate

Dear Editor, I think most of the people in Searcy realize that we need a new library. The current library was built in 1966 (over 50 years ago). Searcy has almost tripled in size since that time. The current

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Letter to the Editor: Taxed enough already

Dear Editor, Searcy taxpayers are already paying four special taxes, (fire tax, law enforcement tax, 2014 eight-year special improvement tax and street, road and highway tax) and now we are being asked to pay for

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Letter to the Editor: Searcy Library would benefit young, old

Dear Editor, Recently at church, Logan Cothern and I talked about the proposed new library for Searcy. He thought voters might be interested in my perspective now that I have written three books. We Americans

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