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Letters

  • LETTER: Ordinance needed in fight on pet messes

    I was just reading in our newspaper a letter to the editor. I found this letter talked about a topic that I have thought about a number of times.

    Why do I or my grandchildren have to dodge the dog crap in every park, in my own yard or on the greenways?

    After all I don’t even have a pet. My neighbors take great care of their dogs. Not one of them come to my yard to do their business.

    But, alas, people come from other parts of town on their way to the dog park just to let their dog go in my yard.

  • LETTER: Tell City man plans book of poetry, prose

    I now have a contract with Author House, Bloomington, to publish my book of poetry and prose this year.

    The complete title is “The Way We Were; Poetry and Prose as Time Goes By, the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and Today.” History and poetry always relates to precedent in one way or another.

  • LETTER: Tell City Downtown Clean-up Day is Friday

    The City of Tell City is pleased to invite all area residents to volunteer in downtown Tell City for the first “Downtown Clean Up Day,” to be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday, July 27.

    Residents, along with merchants and city personnel, are asked to meet in City Hall Park and join together in this promotion of pride in our community.

  • LETTER: Auction benefits Living Bread Food Pantry

    I am writing this letter to thank the following businesses and individuals that contributed to the seventh annual Living Bread Food Pantry Auction that was held May 29. With their help we were able to raise close to $2,200 this year and close to $15,000 over the past seven years.

  • LETTER: Pray with full confidence

    If we are going to pray for rain, we must do it in faith without doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, being moved by the wind and blown here and there.

    For that man must not expect to receive anything from the Lord, since he is a double-minded man, unsettled in all his ways.
        -- James 1:6-8

    LEONNA ADKINS
    Tell City

  • LETTER: Ohio River Sweep had many supporters

    We would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s River Sweep. The volunteers, and the following donors of food, money and supplies: Chicago’s Pizza, Subway, Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc., Noble’s IGA, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Mick’s Pizza, Paper John’s Pizza and Perry County Memorial Hospital.

  • LETTER: Dog owners: Parks aren’t pet bathrooms

    My son and grandson were in town visiting me last week. They went to the City Hall Park to play catch and had to watch where they stepped because of the dog feces.

    Why do we have a dog park? The city park will do. I watch people bring their dogs in cars and walking to do their job in the park. I have only seen one with a plastic bag.

    Most cities and towns have ordinances that require an owner to pick up after their pet.

    Much money has been spent to have a beautiful downtown and park. It’s something to be proud of.

  • LETTER: Football scramble raised more than $2,000

    The Tell City Football Club held its annual golf scramble June 16 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City. It was a beautiful day for golf and a successful day for fundraising as we raised more than $2,000 for Marksmen football.

  • LETTER: St. Paul community picnic was a big hit

    St. Paul Church Picnic 2012 is history, but God again blessed us with a beautiful, warm, breezy day in the park.

    My list of thank yous must start at the ministry center with Tammy and especially Mandy. You helped by guiding me in the right direction with all the rules and regulations. Sister Mary Emma was again my moral support and that meant a lot. Valeria and Vickie were helpful in the various planning stages.

  • LETTER: Ask volunteers to clean parks

    Reading the article about the Eagle Bluff Park at Cannelton was very sad to me. We have a beautiful restroom and shelterhouse.

    As a tourist on Indiana 66, would I want to stop for a visit if I knew about the trash or keep on going?

    I have been to all the locks on the Ohio River in Louisville District; our view here, the river, locks, power plant is the best overall.

    Try asking the good people from Perry County to volunteer an hour or two each week to help keep it clean.