Category archives for: Letters to the Editor

ULL pres. thanks legislature

when the session adjourned, the state’s higher education budget for the new fiscal year, beginning July 1, was essentially the same as that of last fiscal year. While work remains to be done to get the state’s fiscal house in order, it is important that we thank members of the Acadiana legislative delegation, particularly those […]

Broussard addresses Chamber merger

An open letter to the Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors: Ladies and Gentlemen, In January I completed a 7-year term of the Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce (Business Alliance) Board of Directors. Let me say up front that I believe the actions taken to bring the Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development and […]

Caring Hands Thanks Public

Dear Editor, We at Caring Hands would like to thank everyone involved with the National Association of Latter Carriers Food Drive. Caring Hands received much needed supplies for our food pantry. We operate solely from contributions and donations. Thanks to our wonderful community and the hard work of our area letter carriers, our pantry is […]

Public Thanked for Tourney Support

Dear Editor, On behalf of the American Cancer Society, Jeff Davis Parish Relay for Life Committee, Optimist Club Team and Relay for Life Golf Tournament Committee, I would like to express a great big “THANK YOU” to everyone that helped make the Ninth Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament a huge success. I would like […]

Reader Discusses The Church

In Ephesians chapter three, Paul tells us how that God gave to him the revelation of a new entity previously unknown to mankind. This new entity revealed to Paul was the “Church”. Paul talks about the Mystery of Christ. Paul says this Mystery was not made known unto the sons of men. Then Paul says […]

Excessive Lawsuits

In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a settlement fund was established with the goal of fairly compensating victims. In the intervening years, however, a cadre of personal injury trial lawyers, administrators and fraudsters have abused this system for their own personal gain – tarnishing our legal system and […]

Welsh Drainage

Dear Editor, I have been living in my present home on Cooper Street since 1994. For a number of years I would have trouble flushing my toilet when there was a significant rainfall. If I got in touch with a town worker or the superintendent, someone would go to the pump on the corner of […]

Trent Family Speaks Out

Dear Editor, This letter is for the person who wrote the story about Christopher Trent immediately after his death. For you to write such a story while the family was grieving was a show of very poor taste. I thought when you die a newspaper was to print the obituary, not to print past history […]

Reader Shares Views

Here is the Valley of Bones, full of sticks and stones. There in the Valley lay I, there I shall surely die. Oh! For the touch of someone, the touch of someone who cares. He comes from out the East and West, I feel His Spirit, as one who shares. God’s Spirit comes to give […]

Come Together

Dear Editor, According to Ripley’s Believe it or not, once Jennings had more churches than any other town of its population. What I do not understand is that when folks came from Texas, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and other states on their own dime to participate in a free Christian Country Concert put on by a […]

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