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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Life lessons from selling books, a father pleads his daughter’s case.

August 6, 2015
Letter: Life lessons from selling books, a father pleads his daughter’s case.

  Letter to the Editor, by Rick Whitcomb, Azle , Texas. This letter is not as much about a recent article, but more the love a father has for his daughter and making things right for all sides. Recently, my daughter, Claire Whitcomb, was the subject of an article in which she was criticized for her sale techniques. I pose a…

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Scottville resident responds to mayor’s apology.

August 4, 2015

Letter to the Editor, by Bill Brooks, Scottville.  Response to  Mayor Maki proclamation: An old saying states that if you don’t like the message shoot the messenger.However, the police situation is the result of the city manager marrying a city employee. This is an intolerable situation in any organization. This situation can be resolved with the city manager resigning with…

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Keeping the P.M. clean.

August 3, 2015

Letter to the Editor, by Bruce Krieger, Scottville. The Pere Marquette River is a National Wild and Scenic River.  Right now it is not very scenic.   It is a river full of litter.   The amount of litter between Custer and Scottville is overwhelming.  I have discussed this problem with the two liveries in Scottville and they said they would remind…

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Decisions on Scottville police and treasurer shouldn’t be made is haste.

July 23, 2015

An editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Over the past two Scottville City Commission meetings the topic of the existence of the city’s police department has come up. During the July 6 meeting, a motion was made, and defeated 5-2, to disband the department. During the July 20 meeting, citizens expressed their concerns — on both sides of the issue. The…

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Reader: Police are not going to make everyone happy.

June 30, 2015

Letter to the Editor. By Nick Swan, Hamlin Township. I just read the letter written by a reader condemning the very persons we expect to protect and defend us when we call. These defenders put their life on the line each and every shift they work. Yes, these law officers do realize that at some point they may never make…

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