October 18, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

'Dog warden' chases after 'watchdog'

Editor: Just to be clear and not create the need to sniff out the writer of this letter', I'm Shannon Duval. I've lived in this, until recently, quiet township for over 30 years. I am the Bowling Green Township fiscal officer's husband. More...

Dodd's reelection supported

Editor: Dan Dodd, our representative for the 91st District, is being attacked again by Bill Hayes, the same person who lost to him two years ago. More...

Election Letters

One more opportunity

Letters from lake-area residents about candidates and issues on the Nov. 4 ballot are welcome. However, due to the expected volume of letters, we are strictly enforcing our normally suggested 250-word limit for election letters. More...

Tips for Tots needs auction items

Editor: Please mark your calendars for the Tips for Tots auction on Friday, Nov. 7 at AMVETS Post 51 in Thornport. The fun starts at 7 p.m. We still need auction items so please call me at 467-3120 with your donations. More...

More Letters: Few villages use partisan system for elections

Editor: Kyle Farmer claimed last week that Issue 15 was 'very quietly' placed on the ballot. That's not the case. At least 114 signatures were on the petitions to change Baltimore from a partisan to a nonpartisan village. More...

Voters asked to support Cooperrider

Editor: I'm writing to ask Perry County voters to re-elect Judge Luann Cooperrider for Probate-Juvenile Court. Judge Cooperrider has dedicated her life to the people of Perry County. Her record speaks for itself. More...

Writer says Van Buren is unfit to run the county

Editor: During a campaign it's difficult to know what is true and what is not. We want to make the right choice for our country and community. More...

Writer credits Cooperrider for turning his life around

Editor: This is to let the people know that Judge Cooperrider helped me more than she'll ever know. For one reason, she helped me to realize the error of my ways and that the road I was headed down would crush my dreams. More...

Thanks to Fields of Faith supporters

Editor: The Laker Fellowship of Christian Athletes would like to thank the following people for making our recent Fields of Faith event a success. More...

Lawsuits cause writer to question Van Buren's fitness

Editor: In an election where character is being discussed on the national stage, let us not overlook the character of our local candidates. More...

More Letters: Kalish opposes Issue 15 in Baltimore

Editor: Issue 15 is asking Baltimore voters to change from a partisan to non-partisan village. More...

Writer supports Buckeye Lake police levy

Editor: Buckeye Lake Village residents again are faced with a decision on the proposed 2.5 mill police levy. Here are some facts that might help you decide: The current levy brings in $101,000 a year. More...

Thanks for help after wind storm

Editor: This letter is long overdue. We would like to thank all of the people that made the power outage and wind damage debris tolerable. More...

More Letters: Candidate questions Cooperrider's fitness to be judge

Editor: On October 11, The Columbus Dispatch published an article titled, "Building was no gift to group, some say". The article outlined how Perry County Probate/Juvenile Judge Luann Cooperrider mislead an entire community. More...

Choice is part of democracy

Editor: The upcoming presidential election has provided an amazing opportunity to educate my two young children about the process and value of democracy. More...