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Letters

  • Letters to the Editor, March 30, 2011

    Don’t forsake theater

    I am writing as a former president of the board of directors, board member, volunteer and friend of the Shelby County Community Theatre in response to a letter to the editor about the theater (“Bad words for theater,” March 9).
    It is certainly a person’s prerogative to express his or her concern, disappointment and even anger when offended by something the theater has done. It is also his or her prerogative to turn his or her back, to walk away and abandon us. But I ask you not to.

  • We congratulate: Shelby County's academy plans for high schools

    Shelby County Public Schools’ plan to create and implement high-performance academies for its best high school students is a step of great value for all of Shelby County.

  • Letters to the Editor, March 23, 2011

    Instrument donation program

  • Letters to the Editor, March 16, 2011

    Sen. Paul’s view on educational cuts


    Recently I signed an online petition to our elected federal senators and representatives asking that federal funding for education not be cut. I receipted a prompt E-mail reply from Sen. Rand Paul. I thought your readers might want to know his views on education. And I quote from his letter:

  • Letters to the Editor, March 2, 2011

    Doyle's column went too far

  • Letters to the Editor, Feb.23, 2011

    Good for Martinrea
    The leadership of General Manager Shawn Adelsberger and the quality of the product produced by the employees of Martinrea Heavy Stamping led to the recent announcement regarding expansion of employment at their local plant.
    As a result of this allegiance to excellence, Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration possessed the confidence in Martinrea and its management and employees to grant funds to expand metal stampings and assemblies for the next generation of Ford Escape.

  • Letters to the Editor, Feb. 16, 2011

    About SPLC’s response

    A hidden agenda
    Mark Potok in his My Word (“Calling a lie a lie is not suppressing free speech,” Feb. 2) appears to have a hidden agenda, just as does his organization, the Southern Poverty Law Center. On the surface this group appears to be fighting the good fight to correct the ills of our society.

  • Letters to the Editor, Feb. 9, 2011

    Illegal immigration problem

    The federal government is responsible for protecting the borders of the United States (“Immigration bill raises questions,“ Jan. 14). There are 20 million-plus illegal aliens in the U.S., an estimated 50 million projected within just a few decades. The federal government has failed to protect the borders.

  • Letters to the Editor, Feb. 9, 2011

    Illegal immigration problem

    The federal government is responsible for protecting the borders of the United States (“Immigration bill raises questions,“ Jan. 14). There are 20 million-plus illegal aliens in the U.S., an estimated 50 million projected within just a few decades. The federal government has failed to protect the borders.

  • Letters to the Editor, Feb. 2, 2011

    Immigration issue

    Thank you, Sarah Fouts, for your contribution of the My Word column (“ Immigrants are people, no matter their status,” Jan. 18). Mark Twain once said, “I have nothing to worry about the audiences I speak to. They will believe anything I tell them, except the truth.” You have presented readers with multiple layers of truth, with factual information and thoughtful discussion of the current illegal immigration issue in this country.