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Sunday, November 23,2014
Letters

Mid-term election a mixture of tragedy and dark comedy

To the Editor:

I wasn't a theater critic but I am now, after the recent mid-term election. Although overall the show was a tragedy, it had its comic, fantastic side, too. Is it true, as reported by one website, that the man most likely to become the head of EPA is a climate denier?

Sunday, November 23,2014
Letters

Special favors for athletes at OU deserve Swiftian treatment

To the Editor:

Recently there has been much disgruntlement expressed by faculty and students about two aspects of the Athletic Kingdom's budget: 1) the proposed and expensive Sook "Student-Athlete" study facility; and 2) the special treatment given football players before a home game, that is, overnight in a local hotel, dining and entertainment.

Sunday, November 23,2014
Letters

Paper shouldn’t waste so much time on Kalman’s dumb agenda

To the Editor:

The Athens NEWS should cease providing Mr. Kalman with a forum to present, and indeed a vehicle with which to promote, another idiotic agenda. Last year at this time, Kalman disrupted the Veterans Day ceremony with his effort to draw attention to himself and a veterans cemetery in California that has a Christian symbol in view.
Sunday, November 23,2014
Letters

Lobby the commissioners to not take down Church Directory

To the Editor:

You may have seen the recent "brouhaha" about removing the long-standing informational directory from the outside wall of the Athens County Courthouse, as this news has been in both local and Columbus news media.

Wednesday, November 19,2014
Letters

Two bands took big losses in Sunday’s West Union Street fire

To the Editor:

I play in a rock and roll band called Injecting Strangers from Cincinnati, and we were one of the bands that played at the Union Bar & Grill in Athens the night that it caught fire. In fact, unbeknownst to myself and the other band members, the club was in flames long before we even made it home.

Wednesday, November 19,2014
Letters

Fond and sometimes blurry memories of Union Bar & Grill

To the Editor:

Heartbreaking… So many memories survive the fire at the Union Bar & Grill. Back in the '60s and early '70s, you'd tell an out-of-town friend to meet you "at The Union" and they'd assume you meant the Student Union (the old Baker Center).
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Letters

Posting church information is not any part of county business

To the Editor:

A county's purpose does not include providing display space for information like the Athens Christian Education Committee's directory or Eliot Kalman's postings. Our government officials should not waste our tax money trying to prove otherwise.

Wednesday, November 19,2014
Letters

Everybody’s religion, or lack of, should be treated equally

To the Editor: It is perhaps true, that by repeatedly placing a sticker with the text of the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment on the county courthouse Church Directory, I was acting in a manne
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Letters

Losses from the West Union St. fire are more than just physical

To the Editor:

I had the pleasure of going to graduate school at OU and later living and working in Athens and Meigs counties from 1975 to 1984.
Sunday, November 16,2014
Letters

If you see abandoned cats, don’t just leave them to die

To the Editor:

I am writing on behalf of the community cats. Recently a woman accidently hit a mother cat on Columbus Road.
 
 
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