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Trafficking program set

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To the editor: Special Agent, Ray Fiedler from the Department of Transportation’s Human Trafficking Division, will give an informative and educational presentation. This will be held on Thursday September 8, 6:30 p.m. in the assembly room in the Ringgold County Courthouse. Some fast facts regarding Human Trafficking in our state: • Human trafficking is a…

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Drain the ‘Swamp’

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To the editor: Any new president can hire the agency heads, which in turn hire the staff, approximately 4,000 political appointees, who rule over 432 agencies and 2.9 million employees. This group is known as the “Swamp”, the deep state, or the administrative state! In 2018 President Trump attempted to gain some control over the…

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Murder, not choice

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To the editor: I struggle with the way some folks reason things. I read an article where a human being beat up an animal and received a 25-year jail sentence for doing so, yet some would say it’s okay to let one human being reach inside another human being to tear a third human being…

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Trump was a success

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To the editor: No response to my search for a bumper sticker, Four Americans Died and Hillary Lied. I will have our local company Podium Ink make one. They do excellent work at reasonable prices! If all my political news came from NBC, MSNBC, ABC, CBS and NPR I would have political views similar to…

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Protect freedom to vote

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To the editor: The January 6 hearings have wound down for the moment, but I won’t forget what I learned—that what happened that day wasn’t an isolated attack on our Capitol. It’s part of an ongoing criminal conspiracy to undermine our freedom to vote and to choose our elected leaders. Trump and his pals worked…

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More to the story

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To the editor: On July 7, 2022, you published a letter written by Dean Pettit. Some important facts were left out of that letter. After an assistant state veterinarian determined that the Dean Pettit’s cattle had been neglected, we executed a search warrant and were able to rescue 40 head. There were 25 dead cows…

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Other rights threatened?

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To the editor: In his comments on the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas stated that the Supreme Court must revisit and overrule landmark decisions on contraception, same-sex intimacy, and same sex marriage. The decisions that he is referring to are Griswold in 1965, Lawrence in 2003, and Obergefell in 2015.…

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Says corn was stolen

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To the editor: On March 9, 2021, my entire cattle herd was seized from my farm by authorities executing a search warrant. The warrant did not include removing corn from my feed storage wagon by the driveway nor was my permission given to do so. When I reported the theft to the county attorney, he…

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Vote to save abortion

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To the editor: If the six Supreme Court justices who made the majority decision to overturn Roe v. Wade think that they have settled the issue once and for all, I suggest they consider the Dred Scott decision in 1857. This decision of the then Chief Justice Roger B. Taney caused outrage and anger, further…

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School Lunch Information

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To the editor: Thanks to the USDA, meals provided to our students have been served free of charge since the COVID Pandemic started. This has been very beneficial to families in our community. Due to guidance we have received from the Federal Department, the students will not be receiving the free breakfast and lunches for…

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