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Letters

10/28/2014 - 10:14am

Dear Editor:

For years, I've had a jaded opinion of how the average citizens viewed the military.

It comes, I'm sure, from my 20 years in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. As a child of WWII it was exciting to...

10/24/2014 - 3:28pm

Dear Editor:

Special thanks to your region's public school superintendents, teachers, district staff, parents and community friends for their splendid support and help with gathering more than 200,000 signatures for the Better...

09/16/2014 - 8:30am

Dear Editor:

Your article in the September 4 edition of the Northside Sun was special. I have been tempted to write previously when certain articles have been good ... the old saying that the road to the bad place is paved by good...

08/05/2014 - 2:03pm

Dear Editor:

The cheating scandal in the Mississippi public schools made the headline of the Clarion-Ledger Sunday edition June  29, 2014. This problem is a disgrace and leads to shame. Blame the cheating problem on poverty - that...

05/14/2014 - 3:52pm

Dear Editor:

On March 26, 2014 a hearing was held by the Jackson Planning and Zoning Board. At this hearing Highland Village and their new owner, WS Development, asked that the two houses on the corner of Old Canton Road and Kimwood...

03/04/2014 - 2:53pm

Dear Editor:

Kudos to you and Kelley Williams for your op-eds in the 2-20-14 edition. Your column is spot on particularly with regards to Certificate of Need for hospitals. And Mr. Williams has again pegged the myriad undesirable...

02/13/2014 - 2:57pm

Dear Editor:

As a family physician long involved in the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians tobacco cessation efforts (Tar Wars, Tobacco Quitline), I offer my congratulations to Ginny Dyess, recently pictured in the Sun as the...

06/12/2012 - 12:20pm

Dear Editor:

This is in response to a recent article by Mr. Mac Gordon regarding the recently deceased visiting pastor from South Africa who led Galloway United Methodist Church and how his presence in Mississippi made the state a...

04/24/2012 - 3:08pm

Dear Editor:

In his column of March 29, Mr. Jeanes indicates that voter ID is designed only to discourage voter fraud. However, it also discourages voters who do not have an official photo ID. There are no verified cases of fraud which...

04/19/2012 - 1:37pm

Dear Editor:
Awhile back I found out I was going to need some help. I pined about whom to ask. Actually, I didn't want to ask anyone! Certainly none of my close friends, as I couldn't bear to saddle them with my needs, though...