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Letters

  • Letters to the Editor: July 24, 2013

    Team treated unfairly

     

  • Letters to the Editor: July 17, 2013

    Religious perspective

     

    In response to Dave Charlton’s column (“How to decipher complex issue of marriage in U.S.” July 5), where in the bible does it say homosexuality is OK? Where in nature can this behavior be found? What does Paul have to say about homosexuality (Romans 1:18-32)? Mark 10:6-9, Matthew 19:4-6 and Genesis all speak of marriage being between one man and one woman. Matthew talks of divorce between husband (man) and wife (woman) being wrong, nothing about same-sex couples. How is same sex marriage fruitful?

  • Letters to the Editor: July 10, 2013

    Our un-Fairness

    Letter writer Eugene Maynard wonders why we need a Fairness Ordinance in Shelbyville (“Why is Fairness ordinance needed,” Letters to the editor, June 12). He posits that everyone already has the right to patronize businesses, rent apartments and exist unharassed in our town. He is incorrect. Shamefully, if someone is merely suspected of being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered, it is legal in most of 

  • Letters to the Editor: July 3, 2013

    Simpsonville’s wrong step

  • Letters to the Editor: June 26, 2013

    Dangerous interchanges

    Maybe I should just keep my mouth shut, like everyone else, but I’m not, so here goes:

  • Letters to the Editor: June 19, 2013

    In praise of Puckett

     

    It was with great pleasure that I read Bonnie Gray’s excellent article on Duanne Puckett in The Sentinel-News (“Saying thanks to a legend,” MY WORD, May 29). I would like to add my own accolades to hers.

  • Letters to the Editor: June 12, 2013

    Why is Fairness ordinance needed?

    The consideration of passage of a fairness ordinance by the city of Shelbyville puzzles me (“We need a Fairness Ordinance,” MY WORD, June 5). I was under the impression that laws were in existence to prevent any discrimination against the areas Ms. Ann-Lynn Ellerkamp categorized.

  • Letters to the Editor: June 5, 2013

    Underage drinking ordinances

     

    Thank you for your recent article informing residents about the social host ordinance for Shelby County   (“Adult hosts of teen parties my be fined,” May 20). Providing information regarding this ordinance will hopefully begin a conversation among adults and youth on the harms associated with underage drinking.

  • Letters to the Editor: May 29, 2013

    Thoughts on terrorism

  • Letters to the Editor: May 22, 2013

    A flag from history

     

    On May 21, 1944, Navy Landing Ship Tanks (LST) 779 was launched by Dravo shipbuilders into the Ohio River at Pittsburgh. The ship came down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans, where she was commissioned, and went through the Panama Canal and sailed to Pearl Harbor, where on Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese had bombed the ships in the harbor and damaged and sunk several of them. Many U.S. sailors had given their lives.