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Letters

  • Thanks for the support and the opportunity to serve

  • Family can’t rely on local pharmacy

    I would like to respond to Mr. (Lance) Minnis’ opinion in the Sept. 19 edition of the Henry County Local. 

    Like him, I’m a supporter of local and small businesses (I hope to open one myself someday) and the benefits that they bring to their communities as outlined by Mr. Minnis.

  • Speak and let your voice be heard

        With growing dismay and disbelief, I have been following the rumors and articles about the CVS Pharmacy which appears fated for Eminence.

    Disbelief, that so few have spoken out about the damage to the city environment that would occur. Disbelief, that so few are concerned about the lasting physical damage to the city’s historic structures, character and culture. Disbelief, at the apparent self-interest of the few that are ramrodding this debacle.

  • Facts not Found

    In the Sept. 5 edition of the Henry County Local, Joseph Yates gave his rendition of how stupid conservative Americans can be.

    But, much like he claimed against them, he didn’t really give any “facts” of why Americans should vote for Obama. Matter of fact, I haven’t found one Obama supporter who can tell me what good he has done for the country as a whole.

    How about I give you just a few of the facts on why I won’t be voting for President Obama?

  • EMS Training

    To better serve the Henry County community and improve their skills, Henry County EMS participated in a 2.5-hour training module, Pre-Incident Training: Protecting Our First Responders.

    In the aftermath of a critical incident, natural or manmade, stress reactions are normal response of a healthy person to an abnormal situation. The training received by Henry County EMS helped prepare them to cope with critical incidents and the reactions that may experience.

  • Seeking your vote

    I am Pauline “Polly” Troxell and I am seeking reelection to the Eminence City Council. I have served two terms and I am asking for your vote in November.
    I will work hard to continue to make our  city even more attractive than it is. I serve on the festival and budget committees, and anywhere else I am needed.
    We live in a great little city and I am proud to call Eminence my home. I will try and visit every home to personally ask for your vote.
    As always, I am just a phone call away — 845-7518. Please don’t hesitate to call.

  • Money from misfortune

    I was so greatly incensed at the vitriolic and unethical remarks in Joe Yates letter to the editor about (former) Congressman Geoff Davis. I and most of his constituents, it would seem, that have put him back in office have greatly approved of Congressman Davis’ very professional job done as a Congressman for his district. He has certainly been a watchdog against the very liberal efforts of our present administration in Washington.

  • City will lose legacy

    I am disappointed by the news that the remaining buildings at the corner of East Broadway and Penn Avenue in Eminence are to be razed. I had the honor of serving as the Main Street Manager for the city for several years and learned of the many beautiful old buildings that have been lost over the past decades. I also had the privilege, during my tenure, of being taken inside the building known as the “old dance hall” and the old brick residence to the rear of it. The beauty of that experience made time stand still for me.

  • Citizen involvement and civic pride

    Every town needs it to prosper and Eminence has it!
    As an example, perhaps you’ve noticed lately the change in the Eminence Cemetery. Those stark dead tree trunk that stood defiantly throughout the cemetery since the tornadoes of the early 1970s are gone. Removing them was the first phase of a plant to bring our venerable cemetery back to its heritage of beauty and dignity.

  • With love and determination