October 17, 2017

How to send The Flash Today a Letter to the Editor:
E-mail:  jessie@theflash.today or news@theflash.today
Subject Line:  Letter to the Editor
NOTE: Letters may be edited for length, grammar and accuracy. (See additional guidelines below.)

GUIDELINES FOR LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
• BE TIMELY:  Write your letter within a day of the article’s date. (Letters to The Flash Today will be accepted up to a month after posting.)
• INCLUDE CONTACT INFORMATION:  Include your full name, city, state, phone # (we need this information to verify you really wrote the letter, and will not print anonymous letters).
• BE CLEAR:  Make one main point.
• BE ACCURATE:  Letters that are factually inaccurate are not printed.
• BE INTERESTING:  Get your reader’s attention and keep it to the end of your letter. Open with an interesting fact or strong statement and keep your points as interesting as possible.
• AVOID PERSONAL ATTACKS:  Show respect for the opposite opinion. Being rude may cause people to disagree with you on principle.

Letters to the Editor

October 16, 2017 0

Read the “Resolutions of the Ranger College…Proposed Tax Rate…” carefully.    “…a future rate increase in taxes of more than 2.99 % will require /a public hearing and any increase more than 7.99% would be […]

Letters to the Editor

October 16, 2017 1

This November’s election will be the most important election of our lifetime.  There will never be an election as important as this.  It will determine if we are forever subjugated to a new and unjust […]

Letter to the Editor

October 1, 2017 1

Dear Editor, The citizens of Erath County have a momentous choice to make about their family’s financial future on November 7; a decision that not only affects their finances but their children’s and grandchildren’s. Do […]

Letters to the Editor

September 1, 2017 1

Dear residents, Thursday night I gave a speech before the Stephenville City Council regarding the property tax rate.  It is printed below for everyone’s consideration. Mayor Weldon and members of the Stephenville City Council, I […]

Letters to the Editor

July 10, 2017 6

Demolish old Buildings? I own the approximate 2.2 acres of land that adjoins the City Museum (sort of across the street from Jake & Dorothy’s, at 505 E. Washington). It has on it an old […]

Letters to the Editor

June 14, 2017 0

Home Rule has been part of the Texas Constitution since 1876. It has been under assault by Gov. Abbott and the State Legislature for over two years. In August of 2016 Gov. Abbott addressed the […]

Letters to the Editor

May 25, 2017 0

To Letters to the Editor, I remember a time when “Democrat” wasn’t a dirty word. A time when, even in the South, we didn’t have to admit to being a Democrat in hushed whispers. I […]

Letters to the Editor

May 18, 2017 7

Dear Residents, Come on home to the Democratic Party. There comes a time when change must happen for the common good. That time is now. We must all put our Constitution and country first. So, […]

Letter to the Editor

May 2, 2017 0

Dear Editor, Sometimes forces come together to create the perfect storm. That appears to be the case with property taxes in Stephenville. Most 2017 appraisal valuations are up, way up. That means a possible triple […]

Letter to the Editor

April 29, 2017 0

Dear Fellow Citizens, My name is J. R Walker.  I attended Tarleton State University, owned and operated a successful business in Stephenville for 50 years.  Stephenville is a wonderful place to live and rear children.  […]

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