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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.
Sunday, November 16,2014
Letters

Athens County voters did the right thing by passing TB levy

To the Editor:

Thank you, voters of Athens County, for approving the renewal of the Tuberculosis Levy. The continued support reflects your understanding of the importance of the TB program to our community's health.
Sunday, November 16,2014
Letters

Church Directory in no way violates the U.S. Constitution

To the Editor:

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;" A selection from the U.S. Constitution.
Sunday, November 16,2014
Letters

State Board of Ed members who left meeting deserve praise

To the Editor:

Kudos to State Board of Education members, Debbie Cain, Stephanie Dodd, Ann Jacobs and A. J. Wagner, who walked out of a meeting to discuss the possible elimination of state guidelines for minimal staffing for music, art and physical education teachers, as well as librarians, counselors, school nurses and other staff members in our public schools.
Wednesday, November 5,2014
Letters

College official explains how class credits will transfer

To the Editor:

In response to the recent letter to the editor, "Among Other Issues, Why Does Hocking College Not Transfer Credits?" by Kaye Matz, we appreciate her interest in the success of Hocking College. Regarding Kaye's concern about the transferability of Hocking College classes, we can assure all your readers that the majority of our classes are transferrable.

 
 
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